Get peace of mind with an online second opinion on your child’s medical diagnosis and treatment

Global Second Opinion

Your child faces a challenging diagnosis or treatment decision? Have your child’s case reviewed by top experts. Receive answers and personalized recommendations across a broad range of pediatric specialties and subspecialties.

  • Get an online second opinion from experts at Boston Children’s Hospital – ranked the #1 children’s hospital in the United States by U.S. News and World Report
  • Harvard-affiliated
  • Online - No travel required
  • Get a written, actionable report - unbiased and independent
  • Medical record translation included

Global Second Opinion Paediatrics is a pilot program of Global Second Opinion that facilitates second opinions for complex pediatric cases – not only cancer.

This program is a physician-to-physician service and operates in select countries only. Please ask your child’s pediatrician to contact us.

Why get a second opinion

Treatment approaches differ - find the best one for you

A second opinion provides refined treatment approaches in up to two thirds of patients

More families are requesting second opinions for challenging pediatric diseases

Excellent medical care requires a team approach

Boston Children's Hospital - Where the world comes for answers

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What medical associations say

The European Academy of Paediatrics believes that children have an unquestionable right to health, safety, and wellbeing. Children have the right to access the highest possible standards of health-care (…) when they need specialised care. — European Academy of Paediatrics

The clinical benefits of using telemedicine technologies for consultations, case discussions, and ongoing clinical support (…) can improve communication and coordination between providers, particularly for children with special health care needs. — American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Policy Statement on Telemedicine

Studies have shown that telemedicine can enhance both comfort and facility in managing specific medical subspecialty issues. — American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Policy Statement on Telemedicine