Hip dysplasia care at Mayo Clinic
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Your Mayo Clinic care team
Specialists in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, radiology and physical therapy collaborate as a team to evaluate your problem and determine the most appropriate treatment for you. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — you benefit from the knowledge and experience of each specialist on the multidisciplinary team.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
With state-of-the-art research and laboratory facilities, Mayo Clinic orthopedic specialists use sophisticated imaging tests and comprehensive physical examinations to obtain a detailed, accurate diagnosis of your hip condition.
Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons are highly experienced with minimally invasive repair techniques to repair some of the problems that can be caused by hip dysplasia, such as a hip labral tear. In some cases, the hip joint is so misaligned that the pelvis must be surgically modified (periacetabular osteotomy) to correct the alignment of the hip socket.
Nationally recognized expertise
The orthopedic program at Mayo Clinic has earned a national reputation as a top hospital for hip repair and treatment. The program is recognized for its expertise in diagnostic and minimally invasive repair procedures as well as for its advanced research into improved surgical techniques.
Expertise and rankings
Orthopedic surgeons discuss an upcoming procedure at Mayo Clinic.
- Experience. Mayo Clinic hip surgeons are recognized nationally and internationally for their surgical technical excellence and innovative abilities to solve both straightforward and complex hip dysplasia problems. Each year, Mayo Clinic treats more than 500 people with hip dysplasia.
- Innovative methods. Mayo Clinic hip dysplasia surgeons are at the forefront of new and innovative treatment options for patients with hip dysplasia. Mayo Clinic has extensive experience with surgical procedures that reorient the hip socket (periacetabular osteotomy).
- Specialists in young adult hip care. The most common types of hip problems usually occur in older people. The Young Hip Clinic at the Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic specializes in hip conditions that affect younger people.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics 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 2022–2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
Learn more about Mayo Clinic's orthopedic surgery 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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