Balance problems care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic's world-renowned balance-problems teams include ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists, audiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and other professionals who work together to provide exactly the care you need.

Having all of this subspecialized 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, your appointments are scheduled in coordination and the most highly specialized brain tumor experts in the world are all working together to determine what's best for you.

What might take months to accomplish elsewhere can typically be done in only a matter of days at Mayo Clinic.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers in the country to offer comprehensive testing in state-of-the-art vestibular and balance laboratories, along with expert consultations following the testing. With the latest research and laboratory facilities, Mayo Clinic experts are constantly seeking new medical knowledge and individual-driven innovations for people with balance problems, including a variety of clinical trials and other studies of the vestibular system and causes of chronic dizziness that may be available to you.

If you have Meniere's disease or acoustic neuroma, your treatment team may recommend surgery. Mayo Clinic neurosurgeons have the latest technological advances available to them, including stereotactic radiosurgery.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose and throat by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic's balance problems experts provide comprehensive care for thousands of people with a range of balance problems each year.

Teamwork

Your balance problems treatment team may involve specialists in ear, nose and throat conditions (ENT doctors), hearing and balance system of the inner ear (audiologists), the brain and nervous system (neurologists), mental health (psychiatrists and psychologists), physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), and physical therapists as needed.

Nationally recognized expertise

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. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's otorhinolaryngology (ENT) 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.