Cystic fibrosis care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
Mayo Clinic doctors collaborate to provide care for people with cystic fibrosis.
Mayo Clinic doctors with a wide array of specialties collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Doctors trained in lung conditions (pulmonologists) work with medical professionals in many areas to provide your care. Mayo doctors work with dietitians to help you optimize your nutrition management.
This collaborative approach often allows doctors to evaluate your condition and develop a treatment plan within a few days.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Transplant improves future for people with cystic fibrosis.
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Doctors at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota can evaluate and treat adults who have cystic fibrosis. Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota offers expanded capabilities, including a trained, multidisciplinary team of doctors and other medical professionals that evaluates and treats adults and children with cystic fibrosis.
Mayo Clinic doctors may recommend a lung transplant for adults with cystic fibrosis who may be candidates. Your doctor may discuss with you if you're a candidate for a lung transplant. Lung transplant is available at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota. Each location also provides comprehensive care for people after lung transplantation.
Discussing the lung transplant process
A Mayo Clinic lung transplant doctor discusses the transplant process with a person.
Mayo Clinic also offers pulmonary rehabilitation programs for people with cystic fibrosis at each Mayo Clinic campus. Pulmonary rehabilitation can help you manage your symptoms and improve your functioning in daily life.
Doctors at Mayo Clinic provide care for you as a whole person. Doctors take the time to get to know you and work with you to provide exactly the care you need. Doctors will discuss your condition with you and develop an appropriate treatment plan for you.
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Expertise and rankings
Mayo Clinic doctors discuss care for people with cystic fibrosis and other conditions.
Expertise and experience
Mayo Clinic doctors have experience and expertise evaluating and treating people with cystic fibrosis. Doctors at Mayo Clinic evaluate and treat more than 180 people each year with cystic fibrosis.
Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Transplant Center have extensive experience in evaluating and treating people with cystic fibrosis or other conditions who may need lung transplants. Surgeons have experience performing lung transplant surgery.
Doctors at Mayo Clinic study genetics, diagnostic tests and treatments for cystic fibrosis and conduct clinical trials.
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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