Mayo Clinic's approach

Teamwork

Mayo Clinic's wrist-fracture treatment teams include specialists in orthopedic surgery and in physical medicine and rehabilitation. These experts work together with the goal of restoring strength and range of motion in your elbow.

Experience and expertise

Mayo Clinic's orthopedic surgeons have expertise in all types of elbow prostheses, and perform more than 100 elbow replacement surgeries each year.

Diagnostic and surgical innovation

Mayo Clinic doctors have developed a number of diagnostic examinations and surgical techniques to help make elbow replacement a highly effective treatment option.

Research advances

Researchers with the Shoulder and Elbow Laboratory are leaders in developing, modifying and patenting new prosthesis designs. Because of the work done in this lab, you have access to the latest elbow replacement treatment advances at Mayo Clinic. Some of the top prosthesis designs were developed in cooperation with Mayo Clinic surgeons.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for orthopedics.

Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic's orthopedic surgeons have expertise in all types of elbow prostheses and perform more than 100 elbow replacement surgeries each year.
  • Diagnostic and surgical innovation. Mayo Clinic doctors have developed a number of diagnostic examinations and surgical techniques to help make elbow replacement a highly effective treatment option.
  • National rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is ranked high performing for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for orthopedics.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's orthopedic surgery department's 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.