Huntington's disease care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Doctors trained in clinical genomics, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation services, and psychiatry and psychology and other specialists care for people who have Huntington's disease at Mayo Clinic.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

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 60 people with Huntington's disease each year.

Pediatric expertise

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.

Supportive 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

Experience

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 60 people with Huntington's disease each year.

Research

Mayo Clinic researchers in the Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology study the causes, progression, genetics and treatment options for Huntington's disease. Experts in Mayo Clinic's Department of Clinical Genomics provide access to the latest testing techniques, when medically appropriate, such as whole-exome sequencing, to identify genetic variants. Mayo researchers also conduct clinical trials.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery 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 neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

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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