Tourette syndrome care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic's Tourette syndrome teams include specialists in neurology, child and adolescent neurology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, and psychology who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, also offers the family-friendly Children's Center for children with Tourette syndrome.

Having all of this subspecialized expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — care is discussed among the team, appointments are scheduled in coordination, and highly specialized Tourette syndrome experts are all working together to determine what's best for you or your child.

What might take months to accomplish elsewhere can typically be done in only a matter of days at Mayo Clinic.

Advanced treatment

Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers where neurosurgeons offer deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a treatment option for certain people with severe Tourette syndrome who don't respond to other therapies.

With the latest research and laboratory facilities, Mayo Clinic experts are constantly seeking new medical knowledge and individual-driven innovations for people with Tourette syndrome.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children’s Center has again been ranked as the top performing children’s hospital in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Iowa on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017–2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic's Tourette syndrome experts provide comprehensive care for more than 100 people with Tourette syndrome each year.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers where neurosurgeons offer deep brain stimulation as a treatment option for certain people with severe, refractory Tourette syndrome.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic is consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurosurgery and neurology 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.

Nov. 21, 2015