Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic's neurofibromatosis experts provide comprehensive care for hundreds of people with neurofibromatosis each year.

  • Teamwork. Your treatment is coordinated by a medical geneticist with expertise in neurofibromatosis. The team may involve specialists in child and adolescent neurology, neurosurgery, radiology, ENT, ophthalmology and orthopedic surgery, as needed.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic specialists use the full array of genetic, imaging, vision and hearing tests to diagnose neurofibromatosis. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience with treatment for severe neurofibromatosis, including surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implant.
  • Compassionate care. The Neurofibromatosis Clinic has genetic counselors who can help you make decisions appropriate for you and your family in view of risk, family goals, and ethical and religious standards.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology and neurosurgery departments' expertise and rankings.

Dec. 24, 2015
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