Second Opinions on Gerontology Conditions from The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic

We offer virtual second opinions on gerontology conditions from our world-renowned expert specialists. 

Peace of Mind for Gerontology Patients

As you age, your body undergoes many changes that can lead to various health conditions. These conditions may be complex and require specialized care and treatment. At The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, our expertly matched specialists can provide a thorough review of your case and offer personalized recommendations tailored to your specific needs.

Cleveland Clinic: World-Class Expertise in Gerontology Care

The nationally recognized Center for Geriatric Medicine, part of Cleveland Clinic Community Care, specializes in diagnosing and treating elderly patients with complex medical conditions and social problems.

The Center has been designated as an Age-Friendly Health System by The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Catholic Health Association of the United States.

older couple considers gerontology second opinions

Can The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic Provide Second Opinions on All Gerontology Conditions?

The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic can provide second opinions on any gerontology condition, including:

  • Dementia – Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is not a specific disease but rather an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with cognitive decline. 
  • Osteoporosis – Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone or both. As a result, bones become weak and more likely to break. 
  • Arthritis – Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints—there are over 100 different types of arthritis. 
  • Heart disease – Heart disease is a broad term used to describe a range of conditions that affect the heart, including coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and heart failure.

If you’re dealing with a gerontology condition and want additional reassurance or guidance on next steps for your health, our expertly matched specialist can review your case and provide personalized recommendations.

Fast and Efficient Expert Recommendations

No more stress and no more hassle—just an expert review of your case with ​​an industry-leading turnaround time so you can move forward with treatment right away. 

  • You are personally matched to the Cleveland Clinic expert best suited to review your particular case.
  • The Clinic team does the behind-the-scenes work, collecting medical records, lab samples, imaging, and more.
  • The Cleveland Clinic expert specialist conducts a thorough review of your diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
  • You’ll receive a detailed report quickly and efficiently. Most patients receive their second opinion in one to four days after all records are in hand. The end-to-end turnaround time averages under 2 weeks.

It’s fast, convenient, and secure.

When Should You Consider a Virtual Second Opinion from The Clinic for Gerontology Conditions?

Our virtual second opinions are for those who:

  • Are experiencing symptoms or have been diagnosed with a gerontology condition
  • Want additional reassurance or guidance on next steps for their health
  • Have received conflicting opinions from different doctors
  • Are considering a change in treatment or are unsure about their current treatment plan

Of those who receive a second opinion from The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, 92% state that they will implement their recommendations. The peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ve made the best decision for your health is priceless.

An Expert Review of Your Diagnosis and Treatment Plan from the Comfort of Home

Getting started is as simple as registering online. You can schedule your intake visit for a later time, and we’ll get started with gathering the information we need.

Second Opinion Options for your Peace of Mind

We understand that everyone’s healthcare journey is unique. That’s why we offer two distinct Virtual Second Opinion (VSO) services: Every patient receives a comprehensive written report from their Cleveland Clinic physician, however, our VSO with Virtual Visit option also offers a video consultation with the Cleveland Clinic physician to go over their recommendations. 

Included with Your Second Opinion Written ReportVirtual Visit + Written Report
Live Intake with NurseBlue-checkBlue-check
Concierge Record CollectionBlue-checkBlue-check
Dedicated Case NurseBlue-checkBlue-check
Written Report by Cleveland Clinic physicianBlue-checkBlue-check
Follow-up questionsBlue-checkBlue-check
Virtual Visit with Cleveland Clinic PhysicianBlue-check
Flat Fee$1,690$1,890