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Get a second opinion
Our urology experts at Children's are here to help you during your child's diagnosis. We may be able to offer a different perspective and can help those seeking more information. We have experience with a wide variety of typical and unusual cases.
Why should I get a second opinion?
The urge to start treatment right away is common. A second opinion can make sure the treatment plan is appropriate and that you aren't missing other options. The more information you have, the better the choices you will make to help your child. Even if treatment has already started, a second opinion can help guide any change in your child's care.
Covered by insurance?
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, contact us.
Information I need:
You will be asked to provide the medical history and background on your child, including:
- The child's age, address, family information, and insurance coverage
- The name and contact information for your child's current physician
- Medical history and past physical examination results
- Medication list
- Results of any related tests
- Any procedure or operative reports
If your child is recently diagnosed with bladder exstrophy, 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.