Narcolepsy care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic experts trained in sleep medicine, as well as specialists in several areas work together to determine the most appropriate treatment to help you manage your condition. Specialists may include those trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurology), mental health conditions (psychiatry and psychology), lung and breathing conditions (pulmonary medicine), children's health (pediatrics), and other areas.

Mayo Clinic researchers

Mayo Clinic experts and clinicians have performed considerable research and clinical trials in the areas of narcolepsy and other sleep disorders. Areas of research have included narcolepsy and other sleep disorder causes, diagnosis, and treatment options. Mayo Clinic experts' commitment to expand knowledge for all patients with narcolepsy drives current research and clinical trials of new medicines.

Personalized care

A detailed itinerary for appointments, tests and procedures lets us make the most of your time at Mayo Clinic. All tests and labs are run at Mayo Clinic, which means tests taken in the morning can be reviewed that afternoon. This collaborative approach means that getting a diagnosis and care plan takes only a few days at Mayo Clinic. It could take weeks elsewhere.

Expertise and rankings

Extensive experience

Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 570 people with narcolepsy a year.

Specialized sleep centers

Mayo Clinic specialists trained in sleep medicine hhave years of experience in diagnosing and treating narcolepsy and other sleep disorders. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a sleep disorders center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The centers are staffed by specialists trained in treating sleep disorders.

Children who have narcolepsy and other sleep disorders are treated by specialists trained in pediatrics and sleep medicine at the Center for Sleep Medicine at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for respiratory disorders, for neurology and neurosurgery, and for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

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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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Jan. 14, 2023


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