Myocarditis care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic clinicians and researchers have focused on myocarditis treatment and management for decades. Mayo offers unique expertise for these diseases and the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including those with myocarditis. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in cardiovascular diseases, cardiac surgery, heart failure and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means doctors can often evaluate you and develop a treatment plan within two or three days.

Doctors collaborate with your primary care doctor at home to continue ongoing care and long-term follow-up after your treatment at Mayo Clinic.

Individualized approach

Doctors at Mayo Clinic provide care for you as a whole person. Doctors take the time to get to know you and work with you to provide exactly the care you need.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Doctors at Mayo Clinic have pioneered the diagnosis and management of myocarditis for adults and children for nearly 20 years.

Research

Doctors at Mayo Clinic have conducted extensive research and pioneered the current treatments of giant cell myocarditis, cardiac sarcoidosis and eosinophilic myocarditis.

Nationally recognized expertise

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

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

  1. New Perspective on Heart Condition Has Soccer Player Back on the Field

    When myocarditis hit his heart, Drew Beckie was told his professional soccer career was over. But a cardiac specialist at Mayo Clinic took another look, and today Drew is back to the game he loves.? Professional soccer player Drew Beckie was visiting a friend in Stockholm, Sweden, in December 2017 when he began feeling ill. [...]

  2. A Sudden Detour for Heart Transplant, Then Back in Stride

    When Yasmin Mullings found out she needed a heart transplant, she wasn't sure she could go through with it. But with support and encouragement from her Mayo Clinic care team, Yasmin successfully navigated the transplant. Today, with a healthy heart, she's back to her active life. In 2015, Yasmin Mullings was relishing a fast-paced life. [...]

  3. Transplant Drugs Offer Cure for Farmer With Rare Heart Disorder

    Diagnosed with a severe heart condition, Hal Stahl turned to Mayo Clinic, where an expert on the rare disease offered Hal a unique treatment alternative that made all the difference. The last 19 years have brought many milestones for Hal Stahl. The Iowa native has celebrated his 45th wedding anniversary, seen each of his three [...]

Expertise and rankings

Doctors at Mayo Clinic have pioneered the diagnosis and management of myocarditis for adults and children for nearly 20 years. They have published a large number of original publications and edited a major textbook in the field.

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists) and heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience diagnosing and treating people with myocarditis. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 235 people with myocarditis each year.

Nationally recognized expertise

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

With Mayo Clinic's emphasis on collaborative care, specialists at each of the campuses — Minnesota, Arizona and Florida — interact very closely with colleagues at the other campuses and the Mayo Clinic Health System.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' expertise and rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best 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.

July 12, 2017