It is standard medical practice to seek a second opinion, especially when faced with a new diagnosis or treatment plan. After you and your doctor register for Second Opinions and send your health information, your Brigham Health provider will send a consultation back in about a week.
For 200 years, patients have traveled to Boston to get some of the best care in the world. Now you can access the expertise of Brigham Health’s providers from the comfort of your home.
Many patients with complex medical questions or concerns may be looking for answers, alternatives, or peace of mind. If you are unsure about your treatment plan, have symptoms that have not been explained, or have been diagnosed with a life-changing illness, an online second opinion can help. After you and your doctor register for Second Opinions and send your health information, a Brigham Health provider will send a consultation back in about a week. Cases that include imaging interpretations or biopsies reviews may take about 10 business days.
Online Second Opinions is a physician-to-physician second opinion service that helps patients and their local physicians obtain second opinions from the specialists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital without needing to travel to Boston. Simply register as a patient, and ask your physician to request the second opinion on your behalf. We make it easy for you and/or your physician to share your clinical records, so our Brigham and Women’s Hospital specialist can provide your second opinion.