Hearing loss care at Mayo Clinic

  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic specializes in treating difficult cases of hearing loss. Each Mayo Clinic location has ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists (otolaryngologists) and audiologists experienced in treating hearing disorders of all kinds. Mayo has sophisticated diagnostic tools and can offer you virtually every treatment option.
  • Latest technology. Mayo uses the latest technology to accurately diagnose and treat your hearing loss. Mayo Clinic offers a wide selection of hearing aids, many of which are compatible with the latest Bluetooth devices, such as smartphones and other listening devices.
  • Time for you. Doctors at Mayo take time to listen to your problem, explain your options and answer your questions.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose and throat by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

  1. Living and Loving Out Loud

    Affected by hearing loss for years, Jerry and Madalaine McDaniel created a world for themselves that revolved around their quiet home environment. But when the couple was offered a chance to escape the silence, they leaped at the possibility of a return to sound. From the start, hearing loss was a part of Madalaine and [...]

  2. Hearing Loss Spurs Doctor to Pay it Forward

    Today, Greta Stamper, Au.D., Ph.D., is a doctor of audiology in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Mayo Clinic?s Florida campus. But her connection to Mayo Clinic dates all the way back to her childhood. Growing up in Iowa, Dr. Stamper was introduced to Mayo at age 10, when her parents took her to see Michael [...]

Expertise and rankings


Mayo Clinic doctors treat large numbers of people and are skilled at performing less common procedures, such as surgery for acoustic neuromas or cochlear implants. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors treat nearly 22,000 people with some form of hearing loss.

Nationally ranked expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose and throat by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

March 16, 2019