Departments and specialties

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.

Departments that treat this condition


Mayo Clinic researchers work to investigate new treatment options for chronic constipation.

Mayo Clinic scientists in the Cellular and Molecular Physiology of Gastrointestinal Disorders Lab are studying how the body regulates gastrointestinal motility. They focus on gaining new knowledge about the molecular, cellular and physiological processes that control gastrointestinal motility and translating that knowledge into new therapies for people with those disorders.

The mission of the Clinical Enteric Neuroscience Translational and Epidemiological Research (C.E.N.T.E.R.) Program is to become the premier epidemiology, clinical and translational research center for clinical enteric neurosciences in the world. Additionally, the program's mission is to mentor and educate clinician investigators in the field of clinical enteric (related to the intestines) neurosciences.


See a list of publications on chronic constipation by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.