- Experience. Each year, nearly 150 people turn to Mayo Clinic for help with hair loss.
- Expertise and comprehensive care. At Mayo Clinic, hair loss is treated by board-certified specialists and physician assistants trained in diagnosing and managing hair loss. If additional tests require a biopsy or immunological evaluation, Mayo Clinic has in-house experts to interpret these test results.
- Time for you. Your Mayo Clinic specialist takes time to discuss your options and answer your questions about hair loss and its treatment.
- Efficient care. At Mayo Clinic, your appointments are coordinated and focus on your needs.
Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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