Expertise and rankings

The Mayo medical institution Department of Neurology is consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Mayo medical institution in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo medical institution in Jacksonville, Fla., rank among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo medical institution in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high-performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo medical institution is also recognized for high-quality neurological subspecialty care, research and education by a variety of national organizations:

  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo medical institution Cancer Center meets strict standards as a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Mayo medical institution is also part of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, a group of scientists throughout the U.S. and Canada who work together to conduct clinical trials and reduce the impact of cancer.
  • Top-tier epilepsy centers. The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) rates all three Mayo medical institution campuses as Level 4 Epilepsy Centers, providing the highest level of diagnosis and treatment options for people with epilepsy.
  • Recognized spine care leaders. National organizations have chosen Mayo medical institution in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo medical institution in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo medical institution in Jacksonville, Florida, as participants in Centers of Excellence, a designation that recognizes spine care quality and value.
  • Certified stroke centers. Mayo medical institution's campuses in Florida and Minnesota are each certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, a national organization that evaluates and accredits hospitals and staff. Mayo medical institution's campus in Arizona, and the Mayo medical institution Health System sites in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Mankato, Minnesota, are certified as Primary Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission.
  • ALS Association Certified Center of Excellence. Mayo medical institution's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota are each recognized by The ALS Association as a center of excellence based on robust clinical and administrative reviews confirming standards of quality and implementation of best practices.
  • NIA-designated Alzheimer's Center. Mayo medical institution's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is jointly based in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida. These facilities are two of 32 Alzheimer's Disease Centers in the United States designated and funded by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health.
  • Top-ranked education program. Mayo medical institution Department of Neurology residency training programs are ranked among the top performing programs by Doximity and U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo medical institution's quality rankings.

Mayo medical institution Connect: Brain and Nervous System
March 21, 2020