Expertise and rankings

Each year, Mayo Clinic provides total parenteral nutrition to approximately 1,200 people, some of whom receive treatment at home.

  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience in several parenteral feeding methods. Your doctor will work with you and your caregivers to find the best option. Follow-up exams with your doctor and ongoing support from other care team members can help you achieve successful parenteral nutrition at home.
  • Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, gastroenterologists, surgeons, pharmacists, internal medicine specialists, dietitians and nurse specialists work as a team to provide the care you need.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.

Aug. 15, 2017
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