Cirrhosis care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
Mayo Clinic has more than 100 digestive disease specialists (gastroenterologists) on staff, one of the largest such groups in the world. Because of the complexity of digestive diseases, the specialty is divided into nine groups.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
- State-of-the-art imaging developed at Mayo Clinic helps Mayo specialists find liver disease early.
- Mayo Clinic specialists are working to improve treatment of cirrhosis. People being treated at Mayo Clinic are among the first to benefit from new findings made at Mayo.
Expertise and rankings
Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in evaluating and treating people who have cirrhosis. Doctors treat more than 6,500 people each year who have cirrhosis.
Mayo Clinic researchers developed the model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) now used nationwide to assess people's disease progression and allocate organs for transplant.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.
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.