Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team. Your multidisciplinary team of experts will include hematology doctors, pathologists who specialize in diseases of the blood and blood cells (hematopathologists), and other specialists as needed. They collaborate to provide coordinated care.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic doctors have deep experience in diagnosing ITP, which takes expertise in distinguishing it from thrombocytopenia caused by underlying illness or medications. They also use a range of treatment options and research potential future treatments.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic's idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) experts provide comprehensive care for more than 600 adults and children with ITP each year.

  • Experience. You'll benefit from the expertise of Mayo Clinic's skilled hematologists, who have significant experience in diagnosing and treating ITP.
  • Newest technology and research. Mayo doctors use the latest technology and are involved in research to improve treatment for ITP. At Mayo Clinic, you may have access to ongoing clinical trials and new treatments for ITP.

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.