Median arcuate ligament syndrome care at Mayo Clinic

  • Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic care providers trained in evaluating and treating vascular diseases work closely to evaluate and treat people with MALS. Mayo providers get to know you and your concerns completely. They explain your options in plain language. A detailed itinerary for appointments, tests and procedures lets you make the most of your time while at Mayo Clinic. Tests taken in the morning can be reviewed the same afternoon. This collaborative approach means providers can often evaluate you and develop a treatment plan within 2 to 3 days.
  • Collaborative approach. Your Mayo Clinic care team for MALS may include care providers that specialize in the blood vessels (vascular specialists), cardiovascular system (cardiologists), digestive system (gastroenterologists), nervous system (neurologists) and others.
  • Advanced vascular treatment and research. Mayo Clinic care providers are focused on developing cutting-edge diagnostic tests and innovative treatments for people with MALS and other vascular diseases.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. 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 2023-2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Vascular Centers' 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.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

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.