Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
Mayo Clinic's WPW syndrome team includes doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), heart rhythm disorders (electrophysiologists) and other areas who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Specialists in the Heart Rhythm Clinic and Electrophysiology Laboratory are frequently involved in the care of people with WPW syndrome.
Doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists) at the Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital in Minnesota have experience evaluating and treating children with WPW syndrome and other heart conditions.
- Personalized approach. Mayo Clinic care professionals get to know you and your concerns completely. They explain your options in plain language. Experience has shown us that understanding and considering all your concerns as we develop a treatment plan together simply works better. A detailed itinerary for appointments, tests and procedures lets us make the most of your time at the clinic.
- Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Cardiovascular Research Center are focused on developing new diagnostic tests and innovative treatments for people with cardiovascular disease.
- The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced cardiac catheterization techniques to treat WPW syndrome in children and adults.
- Innovative research. Staff in the Heart Rhythm Clinic actively do research in genetics, causes, diagnostic tests and treatments for arrhythmias, including WPW syndrome.
Expertise and rankings
Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 380 people with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome each year. As a leading center for cardiac medicine, Mayo Clinic has specialists with the skills and experience to diagnose and treat this rare condition in people of all ages.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
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