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With more information, you can make better choices to help your childChildren's Wisconsin can provide the expert opinion to verify or give more information about your child's original diagnosis.
- We may be able to offer a different perspective and give more information.
- We may also be able to offer treatment options that are not available at your current provider's location.
Our treatment options are often more extensive than what is available at other hospitals
Upon referral, a pediatric specialist will review the options available with the parents to tailor the approach to the individual patient. Even if treatment has already started, a second opinion can help guide your child's care.
Most insurance plans cover second opinions, but it's always a good idea to check your coverage to be sure. If you need help with that, just call us at (414) 607-5280.
If your child is recently diagnosed with urinary or fecal incontinence, consider getting a second opinion from the experts at Children's.
A second opinion from our doctors can confirm the original diagnosis, giving you added confidence and peace of mind. In some cases, we may provide new information or a different perspective about the diagnosis. Even if treatment has already started, a second opinion can help guide any change in your child’s care.
We welcome requests from anywhere in the U.S. and even from around the world. We can review your child's medical records and history and consult with your current doctor on diagnosis, care and treatment options.
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