Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion Program

Receive online second opinions with Stanford physicians

Second opinions are a critical component to making informed decisions about you or your child’s care. That’s why we’ve partnered with Stanford Medicine Physicians through Included Health, to provide second opinions easily and securely through an easy to use online platform.

How it works

A Stanford specialist will receive a full set of medical records to review your child's case. You and your local physician will receive an in-depth report back which includes a review of the current treatment plans and suggestions for more appropriate treatment options, if applicable.

Our pediatric Stanford Medicine specialists are offering online second opinions in:


Adolescent and Pediatric Gynecology

  • Adnexal mass.
  • Disorders of sex development.
  • Endometriosis.
  • Fertility preservation.
  • Genital anomalies.
  • Gynecological surgery.
  • Menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea).
  • Pelvic pain.
Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Aerodigestive and Airway Reconstruction.
  • Hearing.
  • Microtia & Ear Canal Atresia.
  • Otolaryngology.
  • Thyroid.
  • Vascular Anomalies.
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI).

Neurology and Neurosurgery

Our Neurology providers will review EEG reports only.

Neurosurgery second opinions are currently available for:

  • Chiari malformation.
  • Tethered spinal cord.
  • Brain and Spine tumors.
  • Craniosynostosis.
  • Hydrocephalus.
  • Other neurosurgical conditions.
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heart Transplantation/Heart Failure

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  • Create an online account
  • Have a list of your local doctors available whom Included Health should contact to obtain your medical records or those of the patient, as well as the doctors' contact information
  • Provide information about the patient and yourself, including demographic details and specifics about the medical condition

Visit Stanford Health Care's online second opinion for more information.

Note: This program is NOT designed to handle medical emergencies. If this is a medical emergency, please immediately call your local emergency service number (911 in the U.S.).