Alzheimer's disease care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors from many disciplines, including neurology, neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry, collaborate to provide you with the best Alzheimer's disease care.

Mayo Clinic doctors work together as a team to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. Your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly, appointments are scheduled in coordination, and the most highly specialized experts in the world are all working together to determine what's best for you.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Doctors and researchers at Mayo Clinic have extensive experience evaluating people who have Alzheimer's disease. Mayo Clinic has also pioneered new models of care for people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a condition that often leads to Alzheimer's disease.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

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.

  1. Resiliency and Determination Propel a Researcher's Discoveries

    Mayo Clinic researcher John Fryer, Ph.D., is hopeful the work in his laboratory will yield insights into Alzheimer's disease, as well as sepsis ? an often-deadly condition which claimed his father's life in 2016. When he received a text message from his mother in Arizona telling him that his father had been diagnosed with sepsis, [...]

Expertise and rankings

Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 1,800 people with Alzheimer's disease. The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is jointly based in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida. These facilities — two of 29 centers designated and funded by the National Institute on Aging — enable the Mayo Clinic doctors to provide the best practices in current Alzheimer's disease care.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurosurgery and neurology departments' 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.

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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.

Dec. 08, 2018