Your Pathway to Peace of Mind
Medical Second Opinions on Surgery
From Cleveland Clinic
Medical Second Opinions Provide Peace of Mind Before Surgery
If you’ve received a recommendation for surgery, a second opinion can help you move forward with confidence. With The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, patients have access to Cleveland Clinic’s 3,500 specialists. With no travel needed and no red tape, it’s easy to get a second opinion on your surgical options and other treatment plans, all from the comfort of your home.
Getting started is as simple as registering online to get connected with one of Cleveland Clinic’s 3,500 world-renowned specialists. We do all the work of gathering all medical records to take any hassle away from you. Typically, patients receive an online second opinion on their proposed surgery as well as a written report within two weeks.
Why Choose Cleveland Clinic?
Whether you’ve recently been given a recommendation for surgery or want to explore more treatment options, a medical second opinion from Cleveland Clinic is a way to quickly and securely learn more and move forward with all of the information you need.
1. Live Intake with Nurse Care Manager
First, your Nurse Care Manager will carefully document your second opinion request, including any specific questions that you would like addressed during the process.
2. Records Collection
With your consent, we do all the work of collecting records and thoughtfully preparing your medical information for review by the expert physician to best evaluate your diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
3. Medical Records Review
When applicable, we’ll carefully review your medical information including any pathology or imaging that was provided per your request.
4. Expert Matching
Your Nurse Care Manager works with our Chief Clinical Officer to identify the best expert specialist for you. Cleveland Clinic has over 3500 specialists in 550 subspecialties to ensure you receive the highest-quality review of your diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
5. Expert Review
Our expedited process makes direct access to Cleveland Clinic specialists possible weeks sooner that it might be via personal outreach.
6. Opinion Delivered by Expert Physician
You’ll talk with your expert specialist on a live video call (where applicable), during which you’ll interact directly with your Cleveland Clinic physician and can ask questions about their recommendations.
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When Should You Consider an Expert Second Opinion on Surgery?
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How Much Do Medical
Second Opinions Cost?
Paying for virtual second opinions
For patients in the U.S., the all-inclusive cost for a virtual second opinion is $1,850. For patients outside the U.S., the all-inclusive cost is $2,500 (USD).
If your employer offers this service as part of your benefits package, the service will likely be of no cost to you. You can confirm with your employer or call us for assistance with navigating your benefits.
Our virtual care solution ensures that you won’t have to incur travel costs like flights, hotels, or rental cars to talk to a specialist, and you won’t have to gather all your medical records from multiple locations. We’ll do all the work and you’ll talk to a specialist from the comfort of your home.
“You have been a great help and your quick responses have been instrumental. Now I have the information I need to move forward with my son’s care.”
– Father of Neurology Patient
“The insights my Cleveland Clinic expert conveyed were extremely useful. I am deeply grateful to the team for making this incredibly valuable service available.”
– Prostate Cancer Patient
Register Now for a Medical Second Opinion
Getting started is as simple as registering online. You can schedule your intake visit right away, and we’ll get started with gathering the information we need.