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Second Opinions Are Often Sought, But Their Value Isn't Clear

Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy, told People magazine in April that she expects to make a full recovery "because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion."

When confronted with the diagnosis of a serious illness or confusing treatment options, everyone seems to agree that it can be useful to seek out another perspective. Even if the second physician agrees with the first one, knowing that can provide clarity and peace of mind.

A second set of eyes, however, may identify information that was missed or misinterpreted the first time. A study that reviewed existing published research…

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 Second Opinions Are Often Sought, But Their Value Isn't Clear

When confronted with the diagnosis of a serious illness or confusing treatment options, everyone seems to agree that it can be useful to seek out another perspective. Even if the second physician agrees with the first one, knowing that can provide clarity and peace of mind.

4 Myths About Getting a Second Opinion

Some people hesitate to get second opinions even when they are encouraged to. Usually, the hesitation comes from one of the common myths about second opinions...

Medebound Health

Medebound HEALTH programs allow patients to easily receive a remote second opinion from a diagnosis through treatment, via phone call, text, or video consultations. We developed a proprietary HIPAA-compliant bilingual telehealth platform to allow seamless data transition between patients in the world and the US doctors.


Second opinion radiology. You have good reasons to be here. One in every five patients Receives a "distinctly different" diagnosis.


We believe empowered members are the future of healthcare. 2nd.MD exists to champion your voice when you have to make an important medical decision.

Best Doctors

Best Doctors provides an innovative employee health benefit that is improving the quality and cost of healthcare. When faced with important medical decisions, Best Doctors members have access to world-class medical expertise, so they can be absolutely sure they have the right diagnosis and the right treatment.

Consumer Medical

Think of us as your Medical Ally — a team of experts that can help you understand your diagnosis and all treatment options, find the right doctor or hospital for your needs, get a second opinion if you need one and even cope with having a medical condition.


Have one of the top specialists in the country review your radiology scan. Our expert radiologists are standing by to give you a clear, concise online radiology second opinion for your MRI, CT, PET, X-ray, Ultrasound, or Mammogram read.


IMEDVIEW, Inc. offers an expansive array of services, including, but not limited to: Independent Medical Examinations (also referred to as an IME, second opinion evaluations, third party exams), disability examinations, physicals, return to work evaluations, record reviews, peer reviews and diagnostic film reviews. All IME and Medical review findings are documented through our distinguished narrative medical reports.

Are you concerned about the healthcare you or someone you know is receiving or received in the past? If your care was not appropriate and it caused injury, our team of physicians can provide a free review.


A medical second opinion service that significantly improves healthcare outcomes.

Second Opinion

Ever wonder what doctors whisper about when you're not in the room? Find out each week on Second Opinion.

Second Opinion International

Its flagship service is the Second Opinion Service. If diagnosed with a critical condition or if you have any medical problem or query, before you decide on the way forward as regards treatment and after you’ve been given a complete first diagnosis by a suitably qualified consultant, apply for an additional review of the case with top specialists from major US hospitals to obtain a reliable, professional and independent second medical opinion.

About Us is a Medical Consultation and Second Opinion leader providing second opinion consultation service in all areas of medicine, including radiology. Utilizing the power of the internet, we are connecting patients around the globe with some of the world's best doctors.


If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with a serious disease and provided various preoperative and postoperative treatment options, Second Opinion Expert can assist you in navigating through the confusing and expensive medical treatment process.

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic The following links provide more information about the Cleveland Clinic program. For information about the features and benefits of eCleveland Clinic, see the Backgrounder. For information on security and confidentiality, see the Fact sheets section.

Mass General Brigham

When you are faced with decisions regarding a new diagnosis or treatment plan, having another expert opinion is the first step towards getting the care you need.


If you are facing a complex medical issue, the Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion Program provides access to expertise that can inform your most important care decisions.

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