Chest pain care at Mayo Clinic

  • Team approach. You'll be cared for by a team of Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), lung conditions (pulmonologists), imaging (radiologists) and others who will evaluate and treat your chest pain. Your team will work together to promptly and accurately diagnose and treat the cause of your chest pain. Your team will work together to provide you with exactly the care you need.
  • Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Because time is of the essence, Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced technology and detailed imaging tests to quickly and accurately diagnose the cause of your chest pain and start treating you right away. Mayo Clinic doctors treat chest pain with medications, angioplasty/stents, coronary bypass surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, and other therapies. The Cardiovascular Health Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota serves people at risk of heart disease and those who already have heart disease, helping to improve heart health.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers actively study causes, diagnosis and treatment of chest pain and related conditions, and conduct clinical trials.

Expertise and rankings

Experience and expertise

Your care team is experienced in diagnosing and treating the many causes of chest pain. Each year nearly 28,000 people are treated for chest pain at all Mayo Clinic campuses. The team at the Chest Pain and Coronary Physiology Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota has expertise in evaluating and treating people who have undiagnosed, complex or unresolved chest pain.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic campuses are nationally recognized for expertise in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery:

  • Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

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.

Dec. 08, 2017

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