Mayo Clinic's approach

Teamwork

At Mayo Clinic, teams include gynecological surgeons and other specialists as needed. Working together, the team can recommend the most appropriate treatment for you.

Experience

Mayo Clinic gynecological surgeons perform more than 500 vaginal hysterectomy surgeries yearly.

Advanced technology

Mayo Clinic experts are leaders in the use of the latest hysterectomy techniques. Whenever possible, your surgeon will choose minimally invasive surgery, performed through an incision in the vagina or through small abdominal incisions (laparoscopic surgery). Depending on your needs, you might be a candidate for laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomy.

Expertise and rankings

At Mayo Clinic, specialists draw on their vast experience treating gynecological conditions to help provide exactly the treatment and care you need for your specific condition.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks among the Best Hospitals for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 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.

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July 25, 2019
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