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Second opinions

To request a second opinion from our team, please call 617-355-5837. If you are unable to come for an in-person second opinion in Boston, we offer an online second opinion program.

Our dedicated care coordinator will help you:

  • understand and coordinate all the required insurance information for your visit
  • collect all of your child's medical records and needed information from your pediatrician or other doctors
  • customize your appointment scheduling if you need to see multiple doctors

Our doctors, nurses, and clinical staff carefully review information we get from you and your doctors, including the medical record history, notes, and any test results related to the cause of your visit. This allows us to focus our time on your child and better coordinate your appointments with other specialists, if needed.

U.S. patients





Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Fax: 617-730-0716


International patients

For families residing outside of the United States, please contact Boston Children's Global Services, which facilitates the medical review of patient records and appointment scheduling and also provides assistance with customs and immigration, transportation, and hotel and housing accommodations.