Expertise and rankings

  • Skill and understanding. Almost 10,000 people with urinary incontinence trust their care to Mayo Clinic health care professionals every year.
  • Efficiency. Mayo Clinic doctors work together in an integrated practice. It's not uncommon to have an evaluation one day and corrective surgery the next, if appropriate.
  • Specialized care for women. Urogynecologists at the Female Urology and Incontinence Clinic at the Mayo Clinic campus in Minnesota have special training in female bladder and urinary function, women's vaginal prolapse, and urinary incontinence surgery.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for urology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked high performing for urology by U.S. News & World Report.

July 13, 2017
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