Lewy body dementia care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers have extensive experience comprehensively evaluating and treating people with Lewy body dementia. Your care team of experts works together to provide you the best possible care — and you benefit from each specialist's knowledge and experience.

Doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), nervous system and mental health conditions (neuropsychologists), nervous system conditions and imaging (neuroradiologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), sleep medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation work together to evaluate and treat your condition.

Your doctors will develop an appropriate treatment program to meet your specific needs and to help you manage Lewy body dementia.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic researchers study risk factors, diagnostic techniques and potential treatments for Lewy body dementia, Alzheimer's disease and other conditions to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and the latest treatment options.

April 19, 2016
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