Primary progressive aphasia care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic neurologists work with doctors trained in mental health conditions (psychiatrists), doctors trained in imaging (radiologists), speech-language pathologists, physical medicine specialists and others to evaluate and treat your condition.
  • Individualized treatment. Mayo Clinic doctors work with you to develop the most appropriate treatment for you. Primary progressive aphasia can't be cured, but the team will help you manage your condition.
  • Coordinated care. Your Mayo Clinic doctor will work with your primary doctor to coordinate your care.
  • Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced technology and detailed imaging tests to diagnose primary progressive aphasia, determine the cause of your symptoms and determine the most appropriate treatment.

    Researchers at Mayo Clinic also develop potential diagnostic tests and treatments for primary progressive aphasia and related conditions. You may also be eligible to participate in a clinical trial conducted at Mayo Clinic.

Expertise and rankings

Experience. Mayo Clinic specialists provide comprehensive care for more than 1,600 people with primary progressive aphasia each year.

Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic is consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

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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Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota

Mayo Clinic Health System

Dec. 27, 2018

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