At Mayo Clinic, specialists in radiology (neuroradiologists), neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, endocrinology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation work together as a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat compression fractures caused by osteoporosis. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — you benefit from the knowledge and experience of each specialist.
Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists perform hundreds of vertebroplasties.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has been recognized as one of the top Rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
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