Mayo Clinic's approach

At Mayo Clinic, your team of specialists will take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor your care to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to work together to provide the very best possible results, safety and service.


Mayo Clinic neurosurgeons and computer experts have used intraoperative MRI for many years. The technique advanced the treatment of brain tumors, epilepsy and other conditions.

Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest technology that provides high-resolution (high-field) iMRI. Doctors have the option to combine iMRI with other cutting-edge technologies, such as awake brain surgery and brain mapping (electrophysiologic mapping).
  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurosurgery and neurology departments' expertise and rankings.

Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Highly skilled pediatric experts diagnose and treat all types of conditions in children. As a team, we work together to find answers, set goals and develop a treatment plan tailored to your child's needs.

Learn more about the Children's Center.

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.

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.

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota

Mayo Clinic Health System

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Products & Services

Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI)