Atrial fibrillation care at Mayo Clinic

  • Multidisciplinary team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in evaluating and treating cardiovascular diseases (cardiologists) and cardiovascular surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), as well as other doctors work closely to evaluate and treat people with atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm conditions.
  • Technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use the most current technology in atrial fibrillation and heart rhythm disorder treatment, including cardiac ablation.
  • Care that revolves around you. A detailed itinerary for appointments, tests and procedures lets you make the most of your time at the clinic. Mayo staff also runs all tests and labs at Mayo Clinic, which means tests taken in the morning can be reviewed the same afternoon. This collaborative approach means doctors can often evaluate you and develop a treatment plan within two or three days.
  • Doctors take the time to listen closely. Mayo doctors get to know you and your concerns completely, and explain your options in plain language. Doctors work with you to provide exactly the care you need.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

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.

Expertise and rankings

  • Heart rhythm disorders expertise. Mayo Clinic staff in the Heart Rhythm Clinic has extensive experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating people with atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders. Doctors evaluate and treat around 25,000 people with atrial fibrillation each year.
  • Research. Doctors at Mayo Clinic actively conduct research in atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders and conduct clinical trials.
  • Comprehensive cardiovascular treatment and research. Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Cardiovascular Research Center are focused on developing cutting-edge diagnostic tests and innovative treatments for people with cardiovascular disease.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases 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.

Aug. 12, 2017