Pectus carinatum care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, specialists from pulmonary medicine, cardiology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation work with surgeons to care for children and adults who have pectus carinatum.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic's pediatric experts use ultrafast CT technology, so children receive minimal exposure to radiation. If surgery is needed, Mayo doctors use a method of postoperative pain control that delivers medications through a flexible narrow tube inserted near the nerves of the chest to help speed recovery.

Nationally recognized expertise

Doctors at Mayo Clinic have extensive experience treating children with pectus carinatum, both with bracing and surgery. Pectus carinatum is rare, but Mayo Clinic doctors have seen hundreds of children and adults with the disorder.

Expertise and rankings

Doctors at Mayo Clinic have extensive experience treating children with pectus carinatum, both with bracing and surgery. Pectus carinatum is rare, but Mayo Clinic doctors have seen hundreds of children and adults with this disorder.

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.

June 10, 2017