Amyloidosis care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Amyloidosis is often overlooked. Mayo Clinic has doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating protein disorders of the blood, such as amyloidosis. Our hematologists work closely with doctors who specialize in pathology, transplantation and cancer, as well as in diseases of the brain and nervous system, heart, and kidneys. Together, they make your health care experience seamless.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic specialists use the latest technology to pinpoint the type of amyloidosis you have. That information is important in determining the most effective treatment for you.

Mayo Clinic transplant centers are leaders in the use of blood stem cell transplants to treat amyloidosis. Mayo Clinic specialists are also researching novel treatments for amyloidosis.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic, in conjunction with the International Myeloma Working Group, developed diagnostic criteria for AL amyloidosis. Mayo Clinic researchers also have published studies advising hematologists on how to diagnose amyloidosis.

Expertise and rankings

Every year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 1,900 people with amyloidosis.

  • Expertise. Amyloidosis is often overlooked. Mayo Clinic has doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating protein disorders of the blood, such as amyloidosis.
  • Advanced technology. Mayo Clinic offers advanced diagnostic tests for amyloidosis that are not available at all medical centers and require interpretation by experienced pathologists.
  • Collaborative care. Amyloidosis can affect many parts of your body. At Mayo Clinic, hematologists work closely with doctors who specialize in pathology, transplantation and cancer, as well as in diseases of the brain and nervous system, heart, and kidneys. Together, they make your health care experience seamless.
  • Excellent transplant care. At Mayo Clinic, our experts are leaders in the use of blood stem cell transplants to treat amyloidosis.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Hematology 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.

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