Renal artery stenosis care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
Mayo Clinic doctors trained in kidney diseases and high blood pressure (nephrology and hypertension), vascular medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic (interventional) radiology, and heart and blood vessel diseases (cardiovascular medicine) work together to evaluate and treat people with renal artery stenosis. Each year, more than 1,350 people with renal artery stenosis are treated at Mayo Clinic.
Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are available quickly, appointments are scheduled in coordination, and the most highly specialized heart experts in the world are all working together for your health.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Mayo Clinic offers a wide variety of diagnostic options for renal artery stenosis, including Doppler ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and renal arteriography.
Mayo also offers blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) magnetic resonance imaging, a specialized procedure that evaluates how much oxygen your affected kidneys are receiving to determine whether restoring blood flow in your kidneys' arteries may be of benefit.
Doctors at Mayo Clinic have a long-standing interest in research related to renal artery stenosis. Findings from research studies can lead to new and improved treatments.
Expertise and rankings
An experienced team
You'll receive care from Mayo Clinic doctors with expertise in kidney diseases and high blood pressure (nephrology and hypertension), vascular medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic (interventional) radiology, and heart and blood vessel diseases (cardiovascular medicine). More than 1,350 people with renal artery stenosis seek care at Mayo Clinic every year.
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most highly ranked kidney disease treatment centers in the United States. The Gonda Vascular Center at Mayo brings together the expertise of doctors trained in multiple specialties to diagnose and treat people with renal artery stenosis.
In addition, doctors in the Cardiovascular Health Clinic offer evaluation and preventive services to help you lessen your risk of blood vessel diseases, including renal artery stenosis.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for kidney disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for kidney disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
Learn more about Mayo Clinic's nephrology and hypertension, vascular medicine and cardiovascular medicine departments' expertise and rankings.
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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