American Hospital Dubai Second Medical Opinion Request

You can now get a detailed case review, second medical opinion & telemedicine consultation from a specialist at American Hospital Dubai without travelling.

American Hospital Dubai Second Medical Opinion Request

You can now get a detailed case review, second medical opinion & telemedicine consultation from a specialist at American Hospital Dubai without travelling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some patients may be concerned that obtaining a second opinion may offend their current doctor. However you should not be:

  • Your local doctor should not be offended because as they know that an inaccurate diagnoses can have sever consequences for patients and that it is challenging for any one doctor to know about every available option.
  • Many doctors around the world will reach out to their colleagues for opinions on the cases, especially when a colleague has experience particular to a patient’s case. Getting a Second Opinion is the same.
  • New treatments are appearing very rapidly, and a doctor’s background and experience handling complex cases matters. Not all doctors have such experience and so getting a second opinion can be important.
  • Having additional information about your diagnosis and treatment can only be helpful to you. It should be your right to seek a medical second opinion.

A: You may want another opinion to:

  • Make sure your diagnosis is right.
  • Get advice from a doctor with expertise on your condition.
  • Explore other treatment options.
  • If you’re considering some new experimental approach or a procedure that involves using experimental instruments or devices.

A: Currently we have specialists that can provide a Second Medical Opinion for most conditions. Contact us today for more information at [email protected], click on the WhatsApp button or fill in the form and a case manager will get in contact with you to discuss.

A: The cost of getting a Second Medical Opinion with a specialist at American Hospital Dubai is $150 which is inclusive of everything. There are no other added fees or costs.

Once we review all your information and confirm the information is sufficient to share with the specialist at American Hospital Dubai, we will share a secure payment link for you to pay. We send the funds to the hospital. You will not be asked to pay anything else by us or the hospital, guaranteed.

A: You need to have your most recent (at most 6 months) medical records, imaging, pathology slides or any other test results relevant to your condition that will help the Specialist provide a second opinion for you. Please note that the medical records need to be in soft copies (that can be sent via WhastApp/ email).

A: Most patients consider getting a second opinion on the following:

  • Cancer.
  • Heart problems.
  • Psychological or mental illness.
  • Conditions affecting the brain or spinal cord.
  • Congenital defects.
  • Sexual problems and diseases affecting the reproductive organs.

Starting the wrong treatment can have severe consequences. While starting treatment quickly is important, starting the wrong treatment can be worse.

We understand your urgency and will work towards you getting a Second Opinion as quickly as possible from one of the specialists at our partner hospitals.

We understand that this can be a real challenge, which is why we have introduced the Second Opinion Service in partnership with some of the world’s leading specialists, without the need to travel.