WHAT IS Second Medical Opinion

Second Medical Opinion is an empowering method given to patients and doctors alike, to ratify their diagnosis, review the treatment advised and recommendations on treatment offered. It can offer insights on additional treatment options.

HOW IT WORKS?

Let us call you on Mobile number or Email Id or meet us Or We will send our doctor at your place for case discussion. Or We guide you step by step

Step 1

Fill in the contact us form or call us

Step 2

Discussion with our In-house doctors

Step 3

Submit relevant medical documents

Step 4

Confirmed appointment

Second Medical Opinion

Second opinion is a decision-support tool for ratification or modification of a suggested treatment, by another physician.

Create an account and tell us your situation.

Email your medical records

An expert from Foreign OPD will review your medical information.

Appointment booked

We’ll send you and your local physician notification

Why get second medical opinion from
FOREIGN OPD ?

FOREIGN OPD is India’s first and only medical health brand that enables face2face™ second opinion consultations with international and Indian medical experts here! At FOREIGN OPD we are disrupting the second opinion market in India by collaborating with leading medical experts from across the globe in order to bring world class second opinion expertise to Indian patients and patrons. We have 25 clinical sub-specialties including Oncology, Cardiology and Neurology and have partnered with some of the leading names in the industry. Currently we have about 100 international doctors from the top fraternities in UK & US with us and have a stellar network of 150 + best of the doctors across India.

Headed by Dr. Inder Maurya (MD- Emergency Medicine, ECFMG Cert. USA, Ex Senior Resident SGPGIMS Lucknow), a dynamic leader, who understands the pulse of the Indian Healthcare market and empathises with its current systemic gaps, FOREIGN OPD™ is focussed at assuming a supportive role in the industry. Having the cutting edge USP of collaborating, arranging, expediting, face2face™ second opinions from well-known international medical facilities and professionals, FOREIGN OPD will soon reach out to the nook and corner of India, bringing world class medical services to Indian patients

We have a speedy process of applying for an appointment or getting a consultation. Once we collect your records, we schedule an appointment with our Foreign Consultant and date and time is informed to you shortly.

Foreign OPD has access to the latest innovations, data security, and the world’s best clinical care advisers.

TOP 4 REASONS TO GET A SECOND OPINION

Your Right to Second Medical Opinion

Second Medical Opinion is not just a good idea, it is an essential one. It has the power to make a difference between life and death. If our loved ones have been diagnosed with a serious disease and are provided various preoperative and postoperative treatment options, expert second opinion can assist us in navigating through the confusing and expensive medical treatment process. The Government of India, has been supportive in healthcare through its social scheme like Ayushman Bharat and making second opinion as the patient’s right one among the 17 charter rights of patients published by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Now the Indian patient-doctor ecosystem are empowered with a powerful tool to narrow down the systemic gaps and give a better diagnosis while nullifying the errors as much as possible. We must know that second medical opinion is our constitutional right that – Doctors and the hospitals must respect. And in case you choose to come back to the first hospital after getting your second opinion, the hospital still cannot compromise on the quality of healthcare services. So, go ahead and claim your right to the right treatment!

ADVANTAGES

We provide expert second medical opinion

We bring world class doctors and surgeons at your doorstep

We specialize in bringing the best of British, European and American doctors

We save your time and money which you could spend on getting the solution to your problem.

We have consortium of all doctors from various medical specialties and subspecialty

FAQS

You can initiate a second opinion online through our website at any time. To begin, please create an account.

Alternatively, you can email us at referral@foreignopd.com. A member of our care team will help guide you through the process of starting a second opinion.

Currently, most health plans do not cover online second opinions or consultations, so patients are responsible for the cost of the second opinion. Foreign OPD cannot file a claim with your insurance carrier, nor can we provide a procedure (CPT) code for this service.

We do our best to deliver your written second opinion as quickly as possible. However, the timeline can be variable based on availability of the specialist best suited to review your case. On average, once your medical records are received, you can expect to receive your second opinion within two weeks.

Our Care Team will then collect your records from your home. If you live in India and already have all of your medical records on hand, you can send them directly to our Care Team, which will decrease the time for your consultation.

Once you initiate a case, you may upload medical records by navigating to the message center tab and clicking on “Attach Document”. If you have difficulty, our Care Coordinators can help you upload records. Reach out to your personal care coordinator via the message center in your case, or call.

If you need assistance translating medical records, Foreign OPD has translation services that may be available to you. For more information, please provide your name, phone number, email address and the language your documents are currently in for adult cases.

After carefully reviewing your second opinion request and medical records, our experienced team will determine which Foreign OPD physician specialist is most appropriate to handle your online second opinion case. You may request a particular physician, Foreign OPD will try to accommodate that request, but we cannot guarantee that specialist will be assigned to your case.

Foreign OPD are strongly committed to protecting the privacy and security of all our patients. The Grand Rounds online portal meets all federal requirements for protecting personal health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In addition, Foreign OPD does not store any credit card information in their system. All financial transactions are processed by Grand Rounds securely using industry standard payment processing tools.

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