Cluster headache care at Mayo Clinic

Doctors at Mayo Clinic are experts in diagnosing and treating all types of headaches, including cluster headaches. They will work with your primary doctor to help coordinate treatment.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) treat more than 250 people with cluster headaches each year.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic neurologists may work with a team of doctors in other areas to evaluate and treat your condition.
  • Individualized treatment. Mayo Clinic doctors work with you to develop the most appropriate treatment for you. Cluster headaches can't be cured, but doctors will help you manage your condition.
  • Coordinated care. Your doctor will work with your primary doctor to coordinate your care.

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.

Expertise and rankings

Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), and other areas collaborate to provide your care. Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 250 people with cluster headaches each year.

Research leaders. Mayo Clinic researchers actively study the numerous kinds of headaches and have made milestone advances in headache research.

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.

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. 09, 2017