- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating adults and children with obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a sleep disorders center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and staffed by specialists trained in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders. Approximately 30,000 people receive care for obstructive sleep apnea at Mayo Clinic locations each year.
- Specialized care. Each Mayo Clinic campus has its own specialized center for diagnosing and treating sleep disorders.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers study new diagnosis and treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders and conduct clinical trials.
- Collaboration. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to provide an accurate diagnosis and to find the treatment that works best for you. Obstructive sleep apnea care may include doctors trained in lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), heart disease (cardiologists), ear, nose and throat conditions (otolaryngologists), dental conditions, and others.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for pulmonology, neurology & neurosurgery, heart & heart surgery, ear, nose & throat, and psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in neurology & neurosurgery, pulmonology, and heart & heart surgery.
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