Diverticulitis care at Mayo Clinic

  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists diagnose and treat more than 2,000 people with diverticulitis.
  • Expert diagnosis. Symptoms of diverticulitis are similar to those of other digestive disorders. Mayo specialists have experience distinguishing diverticulitis from other conditions.
  • Advanced surgical techniques. Whenever possible, Mayo surgeons use minimally invasive procedures, which can help lessen your pain and speed recovery.
  • New ideas. Mayo Clinic researchers are studying ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of diverticulitis. You have access to the expertise of Mayo's clinician-researchers.

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.

Aug. 07, 2014