Movement disorders care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons and other doctors trained in movement disorders work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. You can trust Mayo Clinic specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic doctors treat a wide range of movement disorders, including:

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors use detailed imaging tests, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET), and movement neurophysiology and other tests, to diagnose movement disorders.

Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons and other doctors have expertise in treating movement disorders with Botox injections, deep brain stimulation (DBS) and other therapies.

Pediatric expertise

Doctors specially trained in child and adolescent neurology and neurosurgery work with other specialists to care for children who have movement disorders in the Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Child-life specialists help you and your child deal with natural fears about illness, medical procedures and hospital care.

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Expertise and rankings


Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), and others treat more than 16,000 people every year who have movement disorders. Neurologists at each Mayo Clinic location have specific expertise in several types of movement disorders.

Research leaders

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in movement disorders conduct research in genetics, molecular mechanisms, pathology, diagnosis and treatment options for movement disorders and conduct clinical trials.

Read more about movement disorders research on the neurology research website at Mayo Clinic's Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research website.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.

Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Highly skilled pediatric experts diagnose and treat all types of conditions in children. As a team, we work together to find answers, set goals and develop a treatment plan tailored to your child's needs.

Learn more about the Children's Center.

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 24, 2022


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