Ganglion cyst care at Mayo Clinic

Surgery to remove ganglion cysts can be performed through one larger incision or arthroscopically, via several small incisions. Some studies indicate that arthroscopy works as well as open surgery and may heal faster.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo doctors and surgeons have expertise removing ganglion cysts through one larger incision or arthroscopically, through several smaller incisions. Some studies indicate that arthroscopy works as well as open surgery and may heal faster.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's orthopedic department's expertise and rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has been recognized as one of the top Rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.