Expertise and rankings

  • Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of experts trained in craniofacial surgery, reconstructive surgery, infectious disease management and other specialties evaluates and treats you. Mayo Clinic experts work with specialists from many other areas to provide the most appropriate care.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic surgeons have experience performing complex craniofacial surgery and helping people regain function after surgery.
  • Efficient system. In Mayo Clinic's system, your transplant treatment team will examine you, perform your transplant and coordinate follow-up care.
  • Research. At Mayo Clinic, you may have access to ongoing clinical trials, research and new treatments.

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.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

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.

More information about billing and insurance:

Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota

Mayo Clinic Health System

Clinical trials

Explore Mayo Clinic studies of tests and procedures to help prevent, detect, treat or manage conditions.

Jan. 11, 2024
  1. Kantar RS, et al. Facial transplantation: Principles and evolving concepts. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2021; doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000007932.
  2. Shokri T, et al. Facial transplantation: Complications, outcomes and long-term management strategies. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 2020; doi:10.1055/s-0040-1721760.
  3. AskMayoExpert. Face transplant (adult). Mayo Clinic; 2020.
  4. Dorafshar AH, et al., eds. Facial transplantation. In: Facial Trauma Surgery: From Primary Repair to Reconstruction. Elsevier; 2020. Accessed March 3, 2022.
  5. Diep GK, et al. Enhancing face transplant outcomes: Fundamental principles of facial allograft revision. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2020; doi:10.1097/GOX.0000000000002949.
  6. Rodriguez ED, et al., eds. Facial transplant. In: Plastic Surgery: Volume 3: Craniofacial, Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatric Plastic Surgery. 4th ed. Elsevier; 2018. Accessed Sept. 30, 2018.
  7. Anis KM, et al. Smoking and solid organ transplantation. American Journal of Medicine. 2019; doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.11.005.


News from Mayo Clinic

Products & Services