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Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville emphasizes the team approach to delivering health care services in more than 40 medical and surgical specialties, including programs in cancer treatment, organ transplantation, surgery and neurosciences. Mayo Clinic, which opened in Jacksonville in 1986, is a premier academic medical center in the Southeast.

Patients who require inpatient hospitalization are admitted to Mayo Clinic hospital, where they receive care from Mayo physicians and health care professionals.

As a tertiary care center, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville offers patients access to medical, surgical and research staff who concentrate on developing thorough knowledge of specific diseases and treatments. The clinic also has primary care physicians whose broad medical expertise helps with comprehensive ongoing care. Patient-care activities are strengthened by medical education programs and laboratory research focusing on cancer and neurosciences.

Personnel
Staff physicians and scientists: 378
Residents, fellows and other students: 305
Allied health staff: 4,088
Total: 4,771

All Mayo Clinic medical staff members are salaried. There is no bonus or incentive compensation.

Patients
In 2007, more than 96,000 patients were diagnosed and treated at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, and surgeons performed more than 12,000 inpatient and outpatient procedures. About 72 percent of patients come from Jacksonville and northeast Florida; 9 percent from the rest of Florida; 17 percent from the other 49 states; and 2 percent from other countries. It is not necessary to be referred by a physician to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.

Special Services
The Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program is geared to the schedules of busy business people, offering a comprehensive physical examination in one day.

Mayo Clinic physicians represent more than 40 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties ranging from ophthalmology and neurology to urology and orthopedics. This diversity fosters an atmosphere where physicians, nurses and other care providers consult one another for the benefit of the patient. For example, the breast cancer program combines the experience and knowledge of Mayo oncologists, internists, general and plastic surgeons, radiologists and others.

Facilities
The eight-story Davis Building is the main outpatient clinic building. The Bundy Cafe & Atrium and Mayo Pharmacy are located on the main floor. The Mayo Clinic hospital, the Transplant Center and other services are located in the Mayo Building. The Cannaday Building houses outpatient clinic services and Kinne Auditorium, as well as a cafe and the Mayo Gift Shop.

The three buildings are connected by an enclosed walkway and linked to The Inn at Mayo Clinic, a 78-suite hotel. The Courtyard by Marriott, a 146-room hotel, is located near the entrance of the campus.

The Birdsall Medical Research Building has 10 laboratories where scientists investigate neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's. The Griffin Cancer Research Building was completed in 2002 and is the first building on the Jacksonville campus devoted primarily to cancer research.

Mayo Clinic Hospital, which opened in April 2008, integrates inpatient and outpatient services on the Mayo campus in Jacksonville. It has 214 beds and 22 operating rooms and offers care in 20 medical and 15 surgical specialties. It also includes a full-service Emergency Department

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