Mayo Clinic's approach

At Mayo Clinic, physicians who perform cosmetic surgery draw upon their vast experience to help provide exactly the treatment and care you need.

  • Teamwork

    Mayo Clinic can address other medical needs at the same time. Virtually all medical services a patient might need — doctor visits, testing, surgery, hospital care — are available "under one roof" at Mayo Clinic. The scheduling of these services is done in a coordinated and efficient way.

  • Experience

    Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists perform more than 100 laser resurfacing treatments. At Mayo Clinic, laser resurfacing is done only by board-certified doctors.

  • Advanced technology

    Cosmetic surgery patients have access to the same world-class medical professionals, facilities and technology and the same level of service available to every Mayo patient.

Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists perform over 100 laser resurfacing treatments.
  • Expertise. At Mayo Clinic, laser resurfacing is done only by board-certified doctors. If the need arises, you have access to all of Mayo's experts and facilities.
  • Time for you. Your Mayo Clinic specialist will take the time to discuss options and answer your questions about laser resurfacing.

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.

Dec. 23, 2017
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