When you are faced with decisions regarding a new diagnosis, or a confusing treatment plan, having a 2nd Opinion is the first step towards getting the care you need.
2nd Opinion HealthCare network includes top hospitals in the United States with specialists who are world-renowned experts in their fields, They are available to review medical records, and provide you with a written consultation report.
2nd Opinion consulting service is provided by top doctors from the very best research hospitals in the United States Who base their Medical Advice upon newest research and technological advances.
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Marion Boyd Gillespie M.D., MSc, FACS
Head and Neck Surgery
M. Boyd Gillespie is Professor and Vice-Chair of Clinical Outreach for the MUSC Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.
He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1994, and completed a residency in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins, followed by a one year fellowship in head and neck surgery and laryngology with Dr. Charles Cummings.
In 2004, Dr. Gillespie received a Masters in Clinical Research from the MUSC Department of Biometry and Epidemiology. He board certified in both Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine.
Matthew Jay Budoff M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.
Professor of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
President, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2010-2011
Dr. Budoff is a world renowned cardiologist and a world leader in cardiac CT and imaging. He is author of Budoff M, Shinbane J . Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease, a textbook read by cardiologists all around the world. He has written well over 1200 peer reviewed articles and abstracts. Dr. Budoff has been recognized several times America's top doctor and Who's who in Medicine and Healthcare.
David K. Imagawa M.D.
Chief, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery - UC Irvine Medical Center
Dr. Imagawa is renowned for Oncologic Surgery and has been often featured on television and in the media times for his groundbreaking research. He has published over 110 Journal articles and 17 book chapters. He received a multitude of prestigious awards and grants for his exceptional work since the late 70s.
Leonard Sender M.D.
Director, Clinical Operations and Program Development - Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Division Chief, Pediatric Oncology, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
He has repeatedly been named as one of America’s best physicians for pediatrics, and is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology.
Alan Weder M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine - University of Michigan
Dr. Weder became board certified in Internal medicine in 1978. He has 30 years of clinical and teaching experience in Internal Medicine with special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and vascular diseases, and he is certified as a Hypertension Expert by the American Society of Hypertension.
He has over 150 peer-reviewed publications, and over 25 book chapters on hypertension in various medical textbooks. His research, which includes both clinical studies of renal physiologic disorders in hypertension and the genetic epidemiology of blood pressure, has been funded by the National Institutes of Health. He has been named a Castle-Connelly "Top Doctor" for the past 10 years.
Craig Gordon M.D., M.S.
Department of Medicine - Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine – Boston University Medical Center
Dr. Gordon is involved in ongoing clinical research on the treatment of hepatitis C virus in hemodialysis patients and procedural safety during kidney biopsies and other common medical procedures.
Cy Stein M.D.
Arthur and Rosalie Kaplan Professor and Chair of Medical Oncology and Experimental Therapeutics, City of Hope Medical Center
Dr. Stein is a Medical Oncologist who has been widely published and recognized as one of the leading doctors in the United States, several years running.
David Berger M.D.
Vice President / Chief Medical Officer - Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Professor and Vice-Chair - Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery - Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Berger is an expert in operating room management. In collaboration with Panos Kougias, MD, Dr. Berger has a recently funded HSRD IIR to study Operating Room efficiency.
David Geffner M.D.
Clinical Professor - Department of Medicine - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dr. Geffner is a member of several professional societies including the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American Thyroid Association. He presently consults for the Medical Board of California of which he was a member, for Medicare, and for the Center for Health Dispute Resolution.
Donald Peter Goldstein M.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor of OBGYN and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Goldstein is a Senior Scientist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is a distinguished expert in Gynecologic Oncology. He is primarily involved in the management of pre-invasive diseases of the female reproductive tract that has been widely recognized and appreciated. Has authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles and publications and has been a lecturer at Harvard since the Sixties.
Michael H. Crawford M.D.
Chief of Clinical Cardiology – UCSF Medical Center
Dr. Michael Crawford is Professor of Medicine and the Lucie Stern Chair in Cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco, and Chief of Clinical Cardiology at UCSF Medical Center.
Dr. Crawford is the editor of 14 books and the author of over 250 scientific articles in the field of Cardiology. His research interests include ischemic heart disease, valvular heart disease and the athletes heart.
Michael Blumenfield M.D.
Sidney E. Frank Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at New York Medical College
He is the President (former) of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. He has written or co-edited several books.
Murray Favus M.D.
Nephrology / Endocrinology
Professor of Medicine – University of Chicago
Dr. Murray Favus is currently the Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is the pioneer in Endocrinology and an expert in vitamin D and calcium metabolism. He not only teaches at the University but has over 300 peer reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters. He has reviewed several NIH grants in field of Endocrinology and Vitamin D and calcium Metabolism.
Richard Light M.D.
Allergy,Pulmonology,Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Light is best known for his research on pleural disease. He developed Light’s criteria for the separation of transudates and exudates in 1972.
Dr. Light is the editor of 12 books of which the two most famous are the single authored monograph Pleural Diseases and The Textbook of Pleural Disease. Dr. Light has been an author on more than 400 articles and has spoken in 48 countries.
He has received a multitude of academic awards, held numerous prestigious positions and appointments with some of the nation's top institutions and medical societies in his distinguished career of over 40 years.
Victor Starsburger M.D
Pediatrics / Adolescent Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine - University Of New Mexico School of Medicine
Dr. Strasburger has authored 13 books, over 160 chapters and original articles in the field of pediatric literature. He has also published 150 journal articles. He has got a very good history of teaching, supervising and training future physicians. He has also appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and CBS This Morning, has been featured several times in Newsweek, and has been a guest numerous times on National Public Radio.
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It is estimated that 70% of patients will take their doctor's advice without considering the 2nd Opinion or doing their own research. This statistic is staggering when you consider that 1 in 3 second opinions results in an entirely new diagnosis or treatement plan.
No matter where you live in the world, you can have access to expert medical specialists for a 2nd Opinion.
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