Anyone here been to the Mayo Clinic?

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    Major medical centers, particularly "teaching hospitals," are a mixed blessing. Lots of resources, but mixed in quality, and the most godawfullest g-----d bureaucratic buckpassinbg horse----t imagineable. (Hope I'm being clear). I live near one affiliated with a fancy college (one which I attended). There's no real alternative, so you just have to fight and bang and cajole until you find someone competent. They're there...somewhere. Then six months later your good doc moves on, and you start all over, weeding your way through the newbies and the burnouts.
     
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    I've had two good friends travel to the Cleveland Clinic all the way from SE Louisiana just recently. And both appear to be better off than they were before. The Cleveland Clinic has a great reputation.
     
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    I go there nearly every day - they are my employer as well as my medical care provider.

    while I appreciate @Addnine and their viewpoint, mine is vastly different. I see the miracles every day, and I hear the patients and families praise the staff and resources we have. The care provided in the units that I work in (cardiac intensive care, cardiac post-surgical ICU, and cardiac transplant and ECMO ICU’s) is top-notch, and our survival rates are among the best in the world - annually we’re ranked as the number one hospital in the US in several categories - and as a teaching hospital, I think we attract compassionate, motivated, exceptionally bright folks.

    I am honored and blessed to work where I do, and I thank God every day that I get to be a part of the team.
     
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    I'm from Minnesota... Prince, Randy Moss, and The Mayo Clinic are all we have/had lol :D.
     
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    What about the miracle whip clinic?
     
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    Newsweek named the Mayo Clinic in Rochester as world's best hospital in 2021, so odds are it's hard to find better hands to be in.
     
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    Come on man this place is amazing 6 months a year. Lol.
     
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    Thank you greybeard! I truly appreciate you and your colleges!
     
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    Yes it does. Only a handful of places like it.
     
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    After living in the south for a while now I was thinking Dukes Mayo Clinic. Lol
     
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    Nothing like it.
     
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    Oops. I get it bro. Dig the post.
     
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    All good. Love the post
     
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    kevin mchale, bob dylan, harmon killebrew, tony oliva, joe kapp, the purple people eaters, gary louris, and about a thousand other completely righteous things about Minn.

    My dad spent about 8 months at the mayo clinic when I was 7. They lied to us that he was on a business trip to Venezuela, but when things got worse, they told us.. then he went in to remission for a couple of years.

    I have only nice things to say about them and the city of hope. i did not get to go to the mayo clinic, but I spent a lot of time at the city of hope... just fantastic people doing a lot of great things for families.
     
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