Mayo Clinic cardiothoracic and cardiovascular surgeons work closely with people and their primary care and specialty doctors. Anyone can request an appointment with a cardiothoracic or cardiovascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic. No referral from a doctor is necessary. Appointment staff will help coordinate appointments and tests at Mayo and answer any questions.

Online Requests

U.S. Patients

To request an appointment at our Arizona or Florida locations:

To request an appointment at our Minnesota location:

Telephone Requests

U.S. Patients


800-446-2279 (toll-free)
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Monday through Friday


8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday


To discuss surgical options or to make an appointment to see a cardiac surgeon, call:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday

To learn more about heart surgery or heart surgeons at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, see Cardiovascular Surgery.

International Patients

Please refer to the international appointment section to request appointments via phone.

Becoming a Patient

See information on patient services at the three Mayo Clinic locations, including transportation options and lodging.