Anal fissure care at Mayo Clinic

At Mayo Clinic, your personal health care provider takes all of your issues into account so that you'll get exactly the care you need. The collaborative model of care at Mayo Clinic means specialists from a wide range of areas participate in your care. Your care team brings:

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 1,300 people each year for anal fissures.
  • Diagnostic skill. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience assessing the causes of anal fissures and recognizing the underlying conditions that may contribute to the problem.
  • Individualized treatment. Anal fissure can affect your quality of life. Mayo specialists work with you to find the least invasive treatments to ease your symptoms.

Expertise and rankings

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023–2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" 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.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

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.

More information about billing and insurance:

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Dec. 31, 2022


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