Getting a Second Opinion at Carolinas HealthCare System

When faced with a difficult diagnosis, understanding all of your treatment options is key. A second opinion from an expert specializing in your illness may provide you with options you didn’t even know were available.

Carolinas HealthCare System can help. Our world-renowned doctors provide a second opinion – and you don’t have to leave home, because we can review your medical records remotely and offer expert feedback.

Second opinion remote medical reviews give you and your current doctor a complete review of:

  • Your medical records
  • Your diagnosis
  • Your current suggested treatment plan

Our second opinion clinic includes the following medical specialties:

  • Surgery
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Orthopedics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neonatology
  • Cardiology
  • Urology
  • Transplant
  • OB/GYN

How to Get Started with a Remote Second Opinion

Step 1 - Contact us at: 888-327-3915
A Carolinas HealthCare System coordinator will contact you within one business day.

Step 2 - Pay for your remote medical review.
The fee for your second opinion remote medical review is $500. We can explain payment details when we call you.

Step 3 - Send all relevant medical records.
Your coordinator will give you a list of medical records that are needed for the review and explain how to submit them.

Step 4 - We provide your remote second opinion.
Once all medical records, images, labs, pathology and payment have been received, your case will be reviewed within seven business days.

Patient Exclusions

Due to state laws, our second opinion remote medical record review is not available to patients living in the following states:

  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • North Dakota
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

If you are a resident one of the above states and would like to travel to one of our Carolinas HealthCare System locations across North and South Carolina for an in-person second opinion with one of our physicians, please contact us: 888-327-3915.

To get started call 888-327-3915.