Sudden cardiac arrest care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine (cardiologists) and cardiovascular surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), as well as doctors from other specialties, work together to evaluate and treat people who have had sudden cardiac arrest or who have other heart rhythm conditions.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic's large team of highly experienced heart rhythm doctors uses the most advanced diagnostic tests and technology to identify those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. Mayo Clinic doctors in the Heart Rhythm Clinic evaluate and treat heart rhythm problems and their complications.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

Expertise and rankings

Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine (cardiologists) evaluate and treat more than 690 people who have had sudden cardiac arrest.

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.

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

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Nov. 02, 2021