To contact Hematology, please call:
507-538-3270
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

How soon can I be seen?
Usually, an appointment can be set up by our appointment secretaries within approximately two weeks of your request. More timely appointments may be available for urgent or emergency medical problems. You should check with your insurance provider to determine if preapproval is required for a Mayo Clinic appointment.

Do I need a referral from my physician?
A physician's referral is not required for an appointment. Your physician may be able to guide you to the optimal group within hematology. You should bring with you any records, X-rays, or biopsy materials (for example, marrow or lymph node biopsy slides) relating to your condition.

Can I receive treatment at Mayo?
A wide variety of outpatient and inpatient therapies are available at Mayo. These range from simple to complex treatment programs, including bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplant.

A number of treatments being tested as research protocols are available from Mayo hematologists. These include Mayo Clinic-sponsored research programs, National Cancer Institute or cooperative group programs, and pharmaceutical company-sponsored trials.

What if I want treatment closer to home?
Many patients live far from Mayo Clinic and may elect to receive care closer to home. Mayo hematologists routinely work with patients' home physicians to deliver the best care possible.

Some treatments of a highly investigative nature can only be given at Mayo Clinic. Your Mayo hematologist will work with you to make the most appropriate arrangements for your situation.

Specialty Groups

Specialists in the Hematology Division are organized by disease-oriented groups to enhance communication, focus research efforts, and improve the level of care that each group member provides. Many on Mayo's staff have multiple interests, evaluate and treat some patients outside their disease groups, and consult with each other on individual patient problems.

Bone Marrow Transplant Group

This group evaluates and treats patients who are candidates for bone marrow or stem cell transplant.

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Chronic Lymphoproliferative Disorders Group

This group evaluates and treats patients with excess blood lymphocytes and disorders of the lymph nodes and spleen.

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Hairy cell leukemia
  • Large granular lymphocyte disorders
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Natural killer cell leukemia
  • Prolymphocytic leukemia

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Coagulation Disorders Group

This group provides laboratory evaluation and consultation for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hereditary and acquired bleeding and thrombotic disorders. These services are provided through the Mayo Special Coagulation Laboratories, the Coagulation Clinic and Coagulation Consulting Group, and the Mayo Comprehensive Hemophilia Center, as well as the Thrombophilia Center within the Mayo Vascular Center.

  • Disorders of coagulation, bleeding, and clotting
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Hemophilias

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Acute Leukemia/Myelodysplasia Group

This group evaluates and treats patients with other leukemias and disorders of bone marrow function.

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Lymphoma Group

This group evaluates and treats patients who have lymphoma.

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Myeloma, Amyloidosis, Dysproteinemia Group

This group evaluates and treats patients with plasma cell disorders.

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Myeloproliferative Disorders Group

This group evaluates and treats patients with malignant disease associated with increased production of blood cells, the myeloproliferative disorders.

  • Chronic myeloid leukemia
  • Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
  • Chronic eosinophilic leukemia
  • Systemic mast cell disease
  • Chronic neutrophilic leukemia

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Core Consultative Hematology (NMH) Group

This group evaluates and treats patients with changes in their blood counts of an undiagnosed or benign nature.

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Becoming a Patient

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