Urinary incontinence care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
Mayo Clinic has doctors with extra training in bladder and urinary function. They specialize in diagnosing and treating urinary incontinence and have experience treating people who have had previous, unsuccessful treatment.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Mayo Clinic researchers are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence. Specific efforts include comparing the effectiveness of various types of slings and sling surgeries as well as new surgical methods and studying the effectiveness of artificial urinary sphincters.
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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
- Skill and understanding. More than 10,000 people with urinary incontinence trust their care to Mayo Clinic health care professionals every year.
- Efficiency. Mayo Clinic doctors work together in an integrated practice. It's not uncommon to have an evaluation one day and corrective surgery the next, if appropriate.
- Specialized care. Learn more about Mayo Clinic's obstetrics and gynecology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, urology, and women's health departments' expertise and rankings.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked No. 1 for urology 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 in the nation for urology 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 2021-2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" 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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