Gastroparesis care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
Mayo Clinic specialists work together as a team to provide coordinated and comprehensive care for people with gastroparesis. Your treatment team may include specialists in digestive diseases, diabetes, nutrition, behavior therapy and the nervous system, including doctors who specialize in the autonomic nervous system (autonomic neurologists).
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Some of Mayo Clinic's specialized tests include a four-hour gastric emptying study to get the most detailed results (scintigraphy); a gastric accommodation test that measures how much the stomach expands after a meal; a test that looks at the muscles involved in motility of the stomach and upper small bowel (gastroduodenal manometry); autonomic nervous system testing to check the nerves involved in digestion; and blood tests.
Expertise and rankings
Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more than 2,000 people with gastroparesis every year. Mayo Clinic has doctors who specialize in disorders involving the movement of food through the digestive system (motility disorders).
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders 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 digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Neurology department's expertise and rankings.
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.
Oct. 10, 2020