The Savvy Patient - Don’t Shy Away from Getting a Second Opinion

A lot can be at stake when you trust only one doctor’s diagnosis.

In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight about seeking a second opinion after a diagnosis.


In many cases, seeking a second opinion can be vital to a positive outcome after an initial diagnosis. This is especially true for heart-related conditions and treatments. In some cases, another opinion may offer a different diagnosis or treatment option, or even prevent unnecessary procedures.


Read the full article for more: Don’t Shy Away from Getting a Second Opinion


Media Contact: Lisa Ohmstede
Phone: 858-626-7142
E-mail: ohmstede.lisa@scrippshealth.org