Uterine fibroid care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, gynecologists, radiologists and, when needed, fertility specialists and others work together to offer you options regarding your fibroid treatment. Mayo Clinic researchers study all aspects of uterine fibroids, including the epidemiology, economics and genetics of fibroids. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more than 3,000 women with fibroids.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic researchers investigate new diagnostic and treatment methods for uterine fibroids, such as research on genes and ways to use MRI scans to diagnose rare cancers that can mimic uterine fibroids. Mayo Clinic doctors also offer the most-advanced treatment options, including uterine artery embolization, radiofrequency ablation and MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery.

Personalized care

Mayo Clinic offers a range of services and treatments, based on your needs and preferences, focusing on the least invasive treatment whenever possible.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks among the Best Hospitals for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.

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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.

  1. Straightforward Approach Fixes Fibroids

    Karen Pauly, left, with her family, Jamison, Nathan and Autumn. When Karen Pauly began looking for treatment to address her painful uterine fibroids, she needed a care team that could take all her medical concerns into consideration. Karen took her quest to Mayo Clinic, where she received minimally invasive therapy that has dramatically improved her [...]

Expertise and rankings

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 3,000 women a year who have uterine fibroids. These doctors have experience and expertise in diagnosing women who have uterine fibroids and providing the latest treatment, if necessary.
  • Efficient care. Mayo Clinic coordinates your testing and doctor appointments to speed the process of diagnosis and treatment.
  • Cutting-edge clinical research. Because there are many unanswered questions about uterine fibroids, Mayo Clinic physicians are studying new approaches to give women with uterine fibroids better choices in the future. Mayo researchers are involved in clinical trials of minimally invasive uterine fibroid therapies, such as uterine artery embolization, MRI-guided focused ultrasound and myomectomy.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks among the Best Hospitals for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best 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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Nov. 14, 2019