SCAD care at Mayo Clinic

  • Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists and vascular medicine specialists) and heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) collaborate with doctors trained in hereditary conditions (medical geneticists), imaging specialists and other care providers to provide coordinated, comprehensive care.
  • Expert care. Mayo doctors have expertise diagnosing and treating many blood vessel conditions, such as SCAD and FMD.
  • Advanced diagnosis and treatment at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic cardiologists, radiologists and others diagnose blood vessel conditions using advanced imaging techniques. As part of your evaluation at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota, you might meet with medical geneticists to review your family medical history and determine whether genetic testing might be appropriate for you.
  • Cardiac rehabilitation. Mayo Clinic offers a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program to help people who have had SCAD or other heart diseases to aid recovery and improve their health.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists) and heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have expertise in evaluating and treating SCAD and other cardiovascular conditions. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 280 people with SCAD each year.

Experts in the Women's Heart Clinic provide care for women with heart disease at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery 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 2022–2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

With Mayo Clinic's emphasis on collaborative care, specialists at each of the campuses — Arizona, Minnesota and Florida — work closely with colleagues at the other campuses and the Mayo Clinic Health System.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular surgery 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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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.