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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Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona

Central Appointment Office

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  4. Monday through Friday
Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida

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Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota

Central Appointment Office

  1. 507-538-3270
  2. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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  4. Monday through Friday
Mayo Clinic Children's Center

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  1. 855-MAYO-KID (855-629-6543, toll-free)
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Expert treatment personalized for you

Mayo Clinic's top-ranked team of neurologists diagnoses and treats more than 100,000 adults and children each year, including those with complex or rare conditions.

The Mayo Clinic Department of Neurology is one of the largest and most comprehensive neurological practices in the world. It includes more than 200 subspecialized experts trained in epilepsy, movement disorders, dementias and other cognitive conditions, stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, neuro-oncology, multiple sclerosis and demyelinating disorders, autoimmune neurology, pediatric neurology, neurophysiology, headache, neuromuscular diseases, peripheral nerve, sleep neurology, and speech pathology.

The right care the first time

Successful treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. Mayo Clinic doctors take the time to get it right. In a recent study, 88 percent of people who came to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion received a new or refined diagnosis.

You may undergo several tests so that your doctors can identify exactly what's causing your signs and symptoms. Mayo Clinic's neurologists and neurosurgeons work with radiologists who use innovative and advanced imaging technologies and tools, including 7-Tesla MRI, magnetic resonance elastography, PET imaging and molecular diagnostics.

Top ranked

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., rank among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high-performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Applying the latest in research

Mayo Clinic neurologists constantly seek new knowledge to improve diagnosis and therapies for people with brain and nervous system disorders. You may have an opportunity to be part of one of the clinic's many neurology-related clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic physician-scientists collaborate with researchers worldwide, contributing to advances in medicine that improve neurological care for people everywhere.

Collaborative, seamless care

Neurologists at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary group. The neurology team, at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, collaborates with experts in many specialties to provide you with comprehensive care. These experts include doctors trained in brain and nervous system surgery, tumors of the brain and nervous system, brain and nervous system imaging, mental health conditions, sleep disorders, speech conditions, eye conditions, pain medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

A team focused on you

Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion. Your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly, and appointment schedules are coordinated. Highly specialized experts are working together for you. What might take weeks or even months to accomplish elsewhere can typically be done in a matter of days at Mayo Clinic.

Neurological services are also provided to children at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. Neurologists trained in treating children work with other pediatric specialists to diagnose and treat children and adolescents.

Mayo Clinic Health System clinics, hospitals and health care facilities serve more than 60 communities in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. These sites provide Mayo Clinic neurology and neurosurgery care to their local communities.

Mayo Clinic neurologists and neurosurgeons use advanced techniques and technologies to evaluate and treat neurological conditions, including many rare or complex disorders. They work with a team of doctors trained in many areas to determine the most appropriate treatment for your individual needs.

Mayo Clinic offers many services and procedures, including but not limited to those listed below. Not all services may be available at all locations. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.

Mayo Clinic neurologists and neurosurgeons have experience treating all types of brain and nervous system conditions.

Many people come to Mayo Clinic when their condition is complex or extremely unusual. You may come to Mayo Clinic on your own or with a referral from your doctor, neurologist or neurosurgeon.

Neurologists and neurosurgeons work with a team of doctors and subspecialists in other areas to determine the most appropriate treatment option for your individual needs.

Mayo Clinic provides evaluation and treatment for the following conditions. In addition to the conditions listed below, Mayo Clinic neurologists and neurosurgeons also evaluate people who have neurological symptoms or complications from other conditions. Availability of the services may vary between each Mayo location. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.

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Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.

The Mayo Clinic Department of Neurology is consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., rank among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high-performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic is also recognized for high-quality neurological subspecialty care, research and education by a variety of national organizations:

  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards as a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic is also part of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, a group of scientists throughout the U.S. and Canada who work together to conduct clinical trials and reduce the impact of cancer.
  • Top-tier epilepsy centers. The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) rates all three Mayo Clinic campuses as Level 4 Epilepsy Centers, providing the highest level of diagnosis and treatment options for people with epilepsy.
  • Recognized spine care leaders. National organizations have chosen Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, as participants in Centers of Excellence, a designation that recognizes spine care quality and value.
  • Certified stroke centers. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota are each certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, a national organization that evaluates and accredits hospitals and staff. Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona, and the Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Mankato, Minnesota, are certified as Primary Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission.
  • ALS Association Certified Center of Excellence. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota are each recognized by The ALS Association as a center of excellence based on robust clinical and administrative reviews confirming standards of quality and implementation of best practices.
  • NIA-designated Alzheimer's Center. Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is jointly based in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida. These facilities are two of 32 Alzheimer's Disease Centers in the United States designated and funded by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health.
  • Top-ranked education program. Mayo Clinic Department of Neurology residency training programs are ranked among the top performing programs by Doximity and U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's quality rankings.

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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Neurologists, neurosurgeons and other related subject experts at Mayo Clinic are actively engaged in research and have published thousands of articles on neuroscience and neurosurgical treatments. Read more about neurology research at Mayo Clinic here.

Neurology laboratories and programs

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

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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