Long QT syndrome care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest dedicated long QT syndrome specialty clinics in the nation. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists), heart rhythm specialists (electrophysiologists) and heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) work together as a team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care for people who have long QT syndrome.

Pediatric and genetic cardiologists at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota have extensive experience caring for children and adults who have long QT syndrome and other heart conditions.

Individualized approach

Doctors at Mayo Clinic provide care for you as a whole person. Doctors take the time to get to know you and work with you to provide exactly the care you need. Mayo doctors evaluate each person's condition and establish an individualized treatment program.

Treatment expertise

A team of doctors with expertise and training in long QT syndrome work together to treat both adults and children with long QT syndrome in the Long QT Syndrome/Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota.

Doctors trained and experienced in treating heart rhythm conditions treat adults with long QT syndrome and other heart rhythm conditions at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

Mayo doctors have experience performing minimally invasive, left cardiac sympathetic denervation surgeries to treat long QT syndrome.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

At Mayo Clinic, you will have access to the latest imaging and diagnostic tools. Mayo Clinic experts work in state-of-the-art research and laboratory facilities, seeking new medical knowledge and individual-driven innovations. Their commitment to research means you may able to participate in clinical trials.

Treatment for inherited long QT syndrome can involve medications, medical devices and surgery.

Research

Mayo doctors in the Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota actively conducts research in genetics, risks, causes, diagnostic tests and treatment options for long QT syndrome and other causes of sudden death.

Expertise and rankings

Experience

Mayo Clinic cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and others have extensive experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating people with all types of heart conditions, including long QT syndrome. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 1,000 people with long QT syndrome each year.

The latest techniques and technology

Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Cardiovascular Research Center are focused on developing diagnostic tests and innovative treatments for people with cardiovascular disease.

In Mayo Clinic's Heart Rhythm Clinic, doctors work together as a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat people with a wide variety of heart rhythm disorders.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

With Mayo Clinic's emphasis on collaborative care, specialists at each of the campuses — Minnesota, Arizona and Florida — interact very closely with colleagues at the other campuses and the Mayo Clinic Health System.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' 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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

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.

Nov. 18, 2017

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