Second Opinions on Pediatric Conditions from The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic

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

Peace of Mind for Parents and Patients

Parenting is full of tough decisions, especially when it comes to the health and well-being of your child. If you’re facing a difficult medical diagnosis or treatment plan, getting a second opinion can provide reassurance and peace of mind. At The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, our expertly matched specialists can review your child’s case and provide personalized recommendations tailored to their specific needs.

Cleveland Clinic: World-Class Expertise in Pediatric Care

Our staff of 300 full-time pediatricians and pediatric specialists see more than 500,000 pediatric visits each year and provide hospital care for an average of 218 children and adolescents per day. Our nationally recognized Children’s Hospital offers a full spectrum of pediatric care, from primary to complex, as well as specialties such as heart and cancer care, advanced surgical services, and more.

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

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

  • Asthma – Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that causes difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness. 
  • Eczema – Eczema is a skin condition in which patches of skin become red, itchy, inflamed or cracked. 
  • Leukemia – Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood-forming cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow and results in abnormal white blood cells being produced. 
  • Congenital heart disease – Congenital heart disease refers to one or more abnormalities in your heart’s structure that occur before birth. These defects can change the normal flow of blood through the heart. 
  • Juvenile diabetes – Also known as Type 1 diabetes, this occurs when a child’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps transport sugar to the body’s cells to provide energy. 
  • Pediatric epilepsy – Pediatric epilepsy refers to a neurological disorder in which a child experiences recurrent seizures. These seizures are caused by a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain.   

No matter what pediatric condition your child is facing, our expert specialists can provide a thorough review of their case and offer personalized recommendations for treatment options.

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 Pediatric Conditions?

Our virtual second opinions are for those who:

  • Have recently received a difficult diagnosis or treatment plan for their child
  • Want additional reassurance or guidance on next steps for their child’s health
  • Have received conflicting opinions from different doctors
  • Are considering a change in treatment or are unsure about their current treatment plan for their child

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 child’s health is priceless.

An Expert Review of Your Child's 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