Infertility care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors have helped thousands of people begin or expand their families over the years. Your compassionate team of experts can evaluate the cause of your infertility, and help you find a treatment plan that's the right fit for you.

Mayo Clinic specialists in reproductive endocrinology and infertility are leaders in infertility treatments, and will work with you to conceive via medication, surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) or another method.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic is a leader in advanced infertility treatments, including oocyte preservation, fertility preservation, and treatment of uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota can freeze oocytes to create an appropriate number of embryos. The Mayo Clinic team is constantly assessing the latest evidence in fertility treatments to give you the best while minimizing delays and unnecessary tests.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Obstetrics and Gynecology department's expertise and rankings.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating infertility in couples. Each year, our experts see nearly 1,300 men and women with infertility issues.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Obstetrics and Gynecology department's 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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

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.

Aug. 17, 2017
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