Legg-Calve-Perthes disease care at Mayo Clinic

  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, pediatric orthopedic surgeons collaborate closely with adult hip surgeons to provide the full complement of care for adolescents with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience in treating Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.
  • Advanced diagnostic technology. Mayo Clinic uses perfusion MRI, which can show how much blood is getting to the femoral head, to help choose appropriate treatments for children with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.
  • Latest treatment options. The very latest surgical techniques are available at the Mayo Clinic, as are physical therapists that specialize in the care of children.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for orthopedics. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for orthopedics.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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May 30, 2014