HSS eConsult

Do I need a second opinion before having surgery?

When a painful injury or condition is getting in the way of enjoying life with friends and family, it is important to access the best medical expertise available.  A second opinion can give you important insight into your condition, so you can make the right decision about your treatment. With HSS eConsult, an expert HSS physician will carefully review your medical history, records, and questions, then deliver a personalized second opinion to ensure you get the best outcome. Hear from Todd J. Albert, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief

Expertise at Your Convenience

Patients from all 50 states and over 100 countries travel to Hospital for Special Surgery to receive the world’s finest care in orthopedics and rheumatology. Now, in partnership with Grand Rounds© - a leading provider of virtual second opinions – you can receive a second opinion from an expert physician at the world’s most specialized hospital by simply turning on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

You deserve the peace of mind that comes with a second opinion from the No. 1 orthopedic and No. 2 rheumatology hospital in the nation.

HSS eConsult - How it Works

How it Works

See the journey of your HSS eConsult Second Opinion from start to finish in an illustrated diagram.

HSS eConsult - Costs

The Cost

Pay easily by credit card. The cost is eligible for Flex and Health Spending Account reimbursement.

HSS eConsult - Next Steps

Sample Opinion

See an example of an HSS eConsult Second Opinion and what your options are after receiving your own.