Rumination syndrome care at Mayo Clinic

  • Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists work closely with psychiatrists and psychologists to treat people with rumination syndrome. Pediatricians are involved in the care of children with this condition.
  • Diagnostic expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have significant experience distinguishing rumination syndrome from other digestive conditions. Experts from Mayo Clinic have been involved in studies of rumination syndrome, including the identification of other conditions that can happen with rumination syndrome.
  • Effective treatment. The rumination syndrome treatment team at Mayo Clinic includes behavioral psychologists who teach breathing techniques that can prevent rumination. This treatment is generally effective for most people.

Expertise and rankings


Rumination syndrome is an uncommon condition, but specialists at Mayo Clinic are experienced in diagnosing and treating it. Mayo Clinic doctors have also been involved in research on rumination syndrome.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023–2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked as one of the top psychiatry hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's gastroenterology and hepatology department's expertise and rankings.

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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Oct. 20, 2023