Marfan syndrome care at Mayo Clinic

Marfan syndrome: The importance of diagnosis and treatment

Your Mayo Clinic care team

The Marfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aorta Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota offers an experienced, integrated team of specialists that provide care for people of all ages with Marfan syndrome. There is a care team for children and another for adults.

Experienced staff at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Arizona also provide care for adults with Marfan syndrome and related disorders.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of doctors trained in cardiovascular diseases, cardiac surgery, cardiac imaging, clinical genomics, ophthalmology and orthopedic surgery work together to confirm the diagnosis of Marfan syndrome, evaluate your symptoms and set up a treatment plan.

Cardiovascular care and genetics are the most commonly used services, but you may also need care for musculoskeletal system problems, vision problems and chronic pain.

Expertise and rankings

Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors treat hundreds of adults and children with Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Mayo Clinic surgeons have extensive experience in Marfan-related heart and aortic surgery.

At Mayo Clinic's Marfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aorta Clinic, doctors from a wide variety of specialties work together to confirm the diagnosis of Marfan syndrome, evaluate your symptoms and set up a treatment plan.

Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021–2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiovascular surgery, cardiovascular medicine and orthopedic surgery 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.

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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.

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May 05, 2022