Wilson's disease care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Specialists in genetics, liver disease (hepatology), neurology, psychiatry, laboratory medicine and nutrition work together to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for people who have Wilson's disease. Doctor visits, testing and treatment are all available in one convenient location.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

  • Diagnosis. Wilson's disease can be challenging to diagnose. Experience and the most advanced testing techniques help Mayo Clinic doctors make timely and accurate diagnoses.
  • Treatment. Promising research in regenerative medicine is underway for cellular therapy for certain metabolic liver diseases, such as Wilson's disease. If you have liver damage and need a transplant, you might be referred to the Center for Regenerative Medicine.

Expertise and rankings

Highly skilled hepatologists treat more than 200 people with Wilson's disease every year. They work with neurologists, psychologists and nephrologists to treat other symptoms associated with Wilson's disease.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's gastroenterology and hepatology departments' expertise and rankings.

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

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.

Aug. 03, 2017