NMC UAE Second Medical Opinion Request

Experience state-of-the-art medical care at the leading hospital group in the UAE.

  • NMC has been providing personalized care and services for over 45 years. 
  • NMC Hospital is the largest healthcare provider in the UAE and is also the third-largest fertility service provider in the world.

NMC UAE Second Medical Opinion Request

Experience state-of-the-art medical care at the leading hospital group in the UAE.

  • NMC has been providing personalized care and services for over 45 years. 
  • NMC Hospital is the largest healthcare provider in the UAE and is also the third-largest fertility service provider in the world.

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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 opinion for the following:

  • Cancer (Oncology and all Sub-specialties Medical, Surgical, Haematology, Palliative)
  • Heart (Cardiology)
  • Spine and Joint (Orthopaedics)

We are working on adding additional specialists and additional specialities in our network. If you would like to get a second opinion on a condition that is not listed above, please contact us via email [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 opinion is between $100 which is inclusive of everything: including a telemedicine consultation. There are no other added fees or costs.

Once we review all your information is sufficient to share with the specialist at the selected hospital, 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.

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 send 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.

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 scheduling a teleconsultation/telemdeicine session as quickly as possible with one of the specialists at Bumrungrad International Hospital.

We understand that this can be a real challenge, which is why we have introduced the Second Opinion Service in partnership with NMC – The Largest Hospital Group in the Middle East, for you to access quality healthcare, without the need to travel.