Huntington's disease care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
People with Huntington's disease will receive care from Mayo Clinic doctors trained in clinical genomics, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation services, and psychiatry and psychology and other medical specialties.
Doctors specially trained in pediatric neurology work with other specialists to care for children who have Huntington's disease in the Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Child life specialists help you and your child deal with natural fears about illness, medical procedures and hospital care.
Though Huntington's disease can't be cured, Mayo Clinic doctors will help you and your family to manage your condition. Mayo Clinic staff also provides resources for you and your family to help you cope with your condition, and you may have the opportunity to participate in support groups.
Expertise and rankings
Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in evaluating and treating people with Huntington's disease and other nervous system (neurological) conditions. Doctors trained in movement disorders evaluate and treat about 65 people with Huntington's disease each year.
Mayo Clinic researchers in the Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology study the cause, progression, genetics and treatment options of Huntington's disease. Experts in Mayo Clinic's Department of Clinical Genomics provide access to the latest genetic testing techniques, when medically appropriate. Mayo researchers also conduct clinical trials.
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery 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.