Resources for medical professionals

The current environment presents many challenges. Mayo Clinic's highest priority is patient and staff safety. We are taking every precaution to manage patient safety to the highest standard through universal masking, enhanced safety protocols, robust screening and COVID-19 testing strategies. Mayo Clinic will continuously evaluate the circumstances at each of our sites and follow federal and state mandates.


Find resources for providers and answers to questions on referrals and testing for COVID-19 on the Medical Professionals Resource Center.

To refer a patient to the Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic in Minnesota, please call the Mayo Clinic Referring Physician Services at 800-533-1564 (toll-free), 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Or use our online services form to refer a patient.

If you're calling from outside the United States, call 507-538-1515.

Mayo Clinic providers generally can see most patients within two weeks after an appointment request. Patients with urgent issues can usually be seen within 24 hours after their requests. In emergencies, patients are directly transferred to inpatient hospital care.

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Continuous professional development

Mayo Clinic offers continuous professional development courses in a learner-centered interactive format. Mayo Clinic courses are delivered by faculty who are renowned in their field and passionate about education. Participation in Mayo Clinic continuous professional development courses offers timely evidence-based practices that can be implemented immediately.

Residency Training

Mayo Clinic offers an outstanding opportunity for residents who choose to pursue a career in plastic and reconstructive surgery. The unique program, approved by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, offers one-on-one training in the outpatient setting, hospital and operating room. It is offered on the Arizona and Minnesota campuses.

April 30, 2021