Cushing syndrome care at Mayo Clinic
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Cushing syndrome can affect many different systems in your body at once, requiring doctors with knowledge from many disciplines. Mayo Clinic doctors who treat hormone disorders (endocrinologists) work with neurosurgeons, endocrine surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists and other specialists to provide you with the best care possible tailored to your needs.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Mayo Clinic researchers have made many contributions to the diagnosis and treatment of Cushing syndrome, including new MRI techniques to localize small pituitary tumors, petrosal sinus sampling, endoscopic transnasal pituitary surgery, laparoscopic adrenalectomy and stereotactic radiosurgery.
Expertise and rankings
Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors treat nearly 500 people who have Cushing syndrome.
A range of treatment options
The latest treatments — some developed at Mayo Clinic — are available to people receiving treatment for Cushing syndrome at Mayo Clinic. These include new MRI techniques to localize small pituitary tumors, endoscopic transnasal pituitary surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery and a minimally invasive surgery to take out the adrenal glands (laparoscopic adrenalectomy).
Mayo Clinic's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition focuses on pituitary and adrenal disorders and maintains a large database of people with Cushing syndrome with the hope of providing useful information for specialists to better evaluate and treat Cushing syndrome.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for diabetes and endocrinology 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 diabetes and endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in diabetes and endocrinology.
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
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