Lymphedema care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with lymphedema. Your care team works together to deliver exactly the care you need.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation and vascular medicine form a multidisciplinary team with vascular surgeons to provide whole-person care to those with lymphedema.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

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 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.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating lymphedema. Each year, more than 2,700 people with lymphedema receive care at Mayo Clinic. This experience means your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating lymphedema. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 2,700 people with lymphedema.

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.

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Dec. 21, 2017


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