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

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) treat more than 2,300 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 to manage your condition.
  • Coordinated care. Your doctor will work with your primary doctor to coordinate your care.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery 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 neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

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

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

Expertise and rankings


Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) and other areas collaborate to provide your care. Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 2,300 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.

Dec. 27, 2017