Obstructive sleep apnea care at Mayo Clinic
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Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. Doctors trained in lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), pediatrics, heart disease (cardiologists), ear, nose and throat conditions (otolaryngologists), dental conditions, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and other specialties may treat your condition.
Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in treating obstructive sleep apnea with nonsurgical treatments, including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and other therapies. When necessary, referral for surgery, such as minimally invasive procedures, jaw surgery and many others, may be considered.
Expertise and rankings
- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating adults and children with obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a sleep disorders center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and staffed by specialists trained in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders. More than 37,000 people receive care for obstructive sleep apnea at Mayo Clinic locations each year.
- Specialized care. Each Mayo Clinic campus has its own specialized center for diagnosing and treating sleep disorders.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers study new diagnosis and treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders and conduct clinical trials.
- Collaboration. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to provide an accurate diagnosis and to find the treatment that works best for you. Obstructive sleep apnea care may include doctors trained in lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), heart disease (cardiologists), ear, nose and throat conditions (otolaryngologists), dental conditions, and other areas.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., rank among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high-performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center has again been ranked as one of the top performing children's hospital in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Iowa on U.S. News & World Report's 2019–2020 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.
Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.
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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Costs and insurance
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