Buerger's disease care at Mayo Clinic
- Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic vascular specialists work with doctors trained in blood vessel surgery (vascular surgeons) and others to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Advanced diagnosis. Mayo Clinic doctors use detailed imaging tests to accurately diagnose Buerger's disease, including angiograms and other tests.
- Help quitting smoking. Specialists from the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota can help smokers who have Buerger's disease quit smoking. In addition, Mayo Clinic researchers conduct clinical trials of drugs that help people quit tobacco, as well as conduct studies on behavior therapy, causes of nicotine dependence, cost-effectiveness of treatment and treatment outcomes. Learn more about nicotine dependence research.
Expertise and rankings
Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists work with an integrated team of specialists in several areas including nicotine dependence counseling, inflammatory disorders (rheumatology), wound care, and orthopedic and vascular surgery to treat people who have Buerger's disease.
Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors treat more than 30 people with Buerger's disease.
- Treatment expertise. Care for Buerger's disease at Mayo Clinic includes the latest treatment options.
- Vascular centers. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota each offer a vascular center staffed by trained doctors and nurses who have experience treating vascular diseases.
Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiovascular diseases expertise and rankings.
Locations, travel and lodging
Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.
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Costs and insurance
Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.
In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.
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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.
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