Chronic traumatic encephalopathy care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), and psychiatry and psychology will work with you and your family to develop your treatment plan if you have had a traumatic brain injury or have a neurodegenerative condition.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in evaluating and treating people who have had a traumatic brain injury, as well as neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and others. Each year, Mayo Clinic experts care for nearly 900 people with symptoms of CTE. They use advanced technology and detailed imaging tests to determine the cause of symptoms and to determine the most appropriate treatment.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurosurgery and neurology departments' expertise and rankings.

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.

  1. Finding New Purpose After Career-Ending Concussions

    After multiple concussions and memory loss, professional football player Ben Utecht went to Mayo Clinic for help. Since then, Ben's gained insight into the importance of promptly recognizing and treating concussions. Now he's dedicated to sharing that knowledge with others. Ben Utecht's professional football r?sum? included a Super Bowl championship with the Indianapolis Colts and [...]

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.

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June 04, 2019

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