Are you facing a health diagnosis and would like a written second opinion from a Penn Medicine specialist without having to make a trip to Philadelphia? Through our telemedicine program, obtaining a remote second opinion has never been easier.

Seeking the expertise of world-class experts can be a vital part of making a decision about your care or that of a loved one. Penn specialists are renowned physicians whose clinical research keeps them at the forefront of innovative, patient-centered care. And now they are accessible to you, wherever you may be. 

Our remote second opinion service* can be very helpful if:

  • You would like a second opinion on your diagnosis
  • You have a complex medical issue and are interested in recommendations for surgery or treatment plan

This service is not intended for medical emergencies. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please go to your nearest hospital.

Are you an international provider or patient seeking a second opinion? Contact Penn Global Medicine today

*Remote second opinions are available to non-U.S. citizens, non-green card holders, or anyone with international insurance. Brain tumor and TMJ total joint replacement remote second opinions are available to patients living in select U.S. states and Washington, D.C.

Penn Medicine Remote Second Opinions 

TMJ Total Joint Replacement Remote Second Opinions

Have you been told you need a TMJ total joint replacement, but would like to receive a second opinion from Penn Medicine’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Through our second opinion program, we are now offering remote second opinions to patients from the following states: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Wisconsin and Washington D.C.

Neurosurgery Remote Second Opinions

Receive a virtual remote second opinion with an expert Penn neurosurgeon available for spine surgery and neurosurgery patients. A Penn neurosurgery coordinator will contact you within 48 hours of you reaching out to schedule your remote online appointment with a neurosurgeon.

Otology/Neurotology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery Remote Second Opinions

Penn Medicine offers remote online second opinions for select conditions of the ears, nose, and throat, including hearing loss, pulsatile tinnitus, tumors involving the lateral skull base, and more. 

Providers in the Division of Otology/Neurotology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery are also available to offer remote online second opinions on cochlear implants, implantable hearing devices, bone anchored hearing aids and auditory brainstem implants.

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