Multidisciplinary team approach

In the transplant center, Mayo Clinic doctors trained in many areas work as a multidisciplinary team to give you comprehensive care. Your team will take time to listen to your questions and concerns, which may include medical, nutritional, social, financial and spiritual issues. Transplant providers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota evaluate and treat people who may need transplants.

Mayo Clinic doctors and surgeons trained in treating children evaluate and treat children who need transplants at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Mayo Clinic in Florida partner with other medical centers to treat children who need some types of transplants.

The integrated team in the Transplant Center includes doctors trained in many areas, including:

  1. Heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists)
  2. Liver conditions (hepatologists)
  3. Kidney conditions (nephrologists)
  4. Infectious diseases
  5. Blood diseases (hematologists)
  6. Transplant surgeons trained in many areas
  7. Imaging (radiologists)
  8. Breathing and lung conditions (pulmonary and critical care specialists)
  9. Mental health conditions (psychologists and psychiatrists)
  10. Anesthesia (anesthesiologists)
  11. Diabetes (endocrinologists)
  12. Treatment of children with medical conditions (pediatricians)

You also may work with a transplant coordinator, social worker, nutrition specialist (dietitian), pharmacist and other specialists during your transplant care.

Aug. 08, 2013