Home > Endocrine Disorders > Hyperhidrosis-Excessive Sweating Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Nov 23, 2009 by JAtkinson, Views: 6542 Surgical treatment of Hyperhidrosis- excessive sweating. Dr. John Atkinson, neurosurgeon at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis. Patients with palmar plantar essential hyperhidrosis are usually the people that can be treated with surgery. They have excessive sweating of the hands and feet.