Second Opinions on Multiple Sclerosis from Top Experts
We offer virtual second opinions on multiple sclerosis from our world-renowned expert specialists.
Peace of Mind for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
If you’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), it can be a time of confusion and uncertainty. However, with the right medical guidance, you can find peace of mind. Seeking a second opinion from an expert specialist can be a crucial step in this journey. The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic offers virtual second opinions, connecting you with experienced specialists who can provide an expert review of your case, all from the comfort of your own home.
World-Class Expertise in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment at Cleveland Clinic
The Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, part of the Cleveland Clinic’s Neurological Institute, is one of the largest and most comprehensive programs for MS care and research worldwide. Providers in Mellen Center manage more than 8,000 patients and more than 21,000 visits each year. Our team of dedicated specialists, including neurologists, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and others, collaborates to provide you with personalized, advanced, and comprehensive care. Additionally, we remain at the forefront of MS research, offering patients access to innovative therapies through clinical trials.
Can The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic Provide Second Opinions on All Types of Multiple Sclerosis?
Yes—our expert specialists can provide second opinions on all forms of multiple sclerosis, including:
- Relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) – This is the most common disease course, characterized by clearly defined attacks of new or increasing neurologic symptoms.
- Secondary-progressive MS (SPMS) – This follows an initial relapsing-remitting course, leading to progressive neurological decline.
- Primary-progressive MS (PPMS) – This is characterized by worsening neurological function from the onset of symptoms.
- Progressive-relapsing MS (PRMS) – A rare form of MS, this is characterized by steadily worsening disease from the beginning and occasional acute relapses.
No matter what type of MS you’ve been diagnosed with, our specialists can provide a comprehensive review of your case and offer personalized recommendations for your treatment plan.
Fast and Efficient Expert Recommendations
We know living with MS can be challenging, but we’re here to make the journey less stressful. We provide:
- Personal matching to a Cleveland Clinic expert who can best review your specific condition.
- A thorough review of your diagnosis and treatment plan by the specialist.
- A detailed report delivered promptly and efficiently. Most patients receive their second opinion within one to four days after all documents are received. The overall process averages under 2 weeks.
It’s fast, convenient, and secure.
When Should You Consider a Virtual Second Opinion from The Clinic for MS?
Our virtual second opinions are for those who:
- Have recently been diagnosed with MS
- Want further reassurance or guidance about their health
- Have received conflicting opinions from different doctors
- Are thinking about changing their treatment or are uncertain about their current MS 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 MS 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.