Hearing loss care at Mayo Clinic

  • Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic trained in diagnosing and managing difficult cases of hearing loss. Each Mayo Clinic location has ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists, also known as otolaryngologists, and audiologists who treat hearing issues of all kinds.
  • Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo uses the latest technology to diagnose and treat hearing loss. Mayo Clinic offers a wide range of hearing aids. Many work with the latest Bluetooth devices, such as smartphones and other listening devices.
  • Time for you. Health care providers at Mayo take time to listen to your problem, tell you your options and answer your questions.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic health care providers treat many people. They are skilled at performing less common procedures, such as surgery for acoustic neuromas or cochlear implants. Each year, Mayo Clinic health care providers treat more than 23,000 people with some form of hearing loss.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology & neurosurgery and ear, nose & throat 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 2023-2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose and throat, for neurology and neurosurgery, and for respiratory disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked top performing for psychiatry 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.

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March 30, 2023