Sudden cardiac arrest care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine (cardiologists) and cardiovascular surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) and other health care providers 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 health care providers uses the most advanced diagnostic tests and technology to identify those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. Mayo Clinic care providers in the Heart Rhythm Clinic evaluate and treat heart rhythm problems and their complications.

Expertise and rankings

Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine (cardiologists) evaluate and treat more than 750 people who have had sudden cardiac arrest.

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 2023-2024 "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.