Lymphedema care at Mayo Clinic

  • Experience. Each year Mayo Clinic doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation, blood vessel conditions (vascular medicine), blood vessel surgery (vascular surgery) and other areas treat more than 2,500 people who have lymphedema.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to evaluate and treat people who have lymphedema.
  • Individualized treatment. Mayo Clinic doctors and therapists work with you to reduce the swelling in your limbs, develop your individualized lymphedema treatment program and arrange for your follow-up care.
  • Diagnostic tests. Mayo Clinic doctors use many tests to determine the cause of your swelling and evaluate your condition. Tests may include lymphoscintigraphy, MRI scan, CT scan and others.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery and for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

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.

Nov. 03, 2016