Mitral valve stenosis care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart disease (cardiologists) collaborate as a multidisciplinary team with heart surgeons (cardiac surgeons) and other health care professionals to provide you with coordinated, comprehensive care.

Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are available quickly, appointments are scheduled in coordination and the most highly specialized heart experts in the world are all working together for your health.

Expertise and rankings

Experience

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart disease (cardiologists) and heart surgery (cardiac surgeons) have experience in evaluating and treating people with mitral valve stenosis and other types of heart valve disease. Surgeons have extensive experience in performing mitral valve repair and replacement. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat nearly 800 people with mitral valve stenosis each year.

Doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists) work with pediatric cardiac surgeons at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota to treat children with mitral valve stenosis and other heart conditions.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic campuses are nationally recognized for expertise in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery:

  • Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., 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.

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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Aug. 29, 2017