Essential tremor care at Mayo Clinic

Doctors at Mayo Clinic are experts at diagnosing and treating essential tremor. They will work with your primary doctor to help coordinate your treatment and may offer you deep brain stimulation if your tremor is severe.

Your Mayo Clinic care team


Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) treat more than 2,500 people with essential tremor each year.

Team approach

Mayo Clinic neurologists work with doctors trained in nerve surgery (neurosurgeons) and others to evaluate and treat your condition.

Individualized treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors work with you to develop the most appropriate treatment for you. Essential tremor can't be cured, but doctors will help you manage your condition.

Coordinated care

Your Mayo Clinic specialist will work with your primary doctor to coordinate your care.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology and neurosurgery departments' expertise and rankings.

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), nerve surgery (neurosurgeons) and other areas collaborate to provide your care. Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 2,500 people with essential tremor each year.
  • Research leaders. Mayo Clinic movement disorder specialists study new diagnostic and treatment options for essential tremor and other movement 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.

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May 04, 2022