Why request a second opinion from the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Surgery is always a big decision, so it’s important to cover all your bases before committing to a procedure for your child. Our pediatric plastic surgeons complete specialized training through fellowships and are experienced in a wide range of plastic surgery care. Getting a second opinion from Children’s Colorado means that you are receiving sound advice based on a wealth of experience and the specific expertise that comes from caring only for kids.
We work together with many different teams at Children’s Colorado, so your child receives personalized, well-rounded care from multiple experts. In addition to being the largest team of pediatric surgeons in Colorado, we host six multidisciplinary clinics that address everything from cleft lip and palate and craniofacial conditions to nerve reconstruction.
What specialties or programs offer a second opinion?
The Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery can offer second opinions on a range of conditions, including:
For some conditions, we even offer specialized programs or clinics, including:
Learn more about the conditions we treat
What should I prepare before my second opinion call?
Our experts can make the most accurate diagnosis when you provide the most information about your child’s condition and all their medical history. Before your second opinion call, please have the following information and records available:
Diagnosis: Tell us about your child’s diagnosis or suspected diagnosis and treatment plan.
Diagnosing doctor: We’ll need to know the diagnosing doctor’s name, address, phone and fax number.
Operations: If your child has had surgery, what operations have they had?
Health insurance status and information
Where will my child be seen for their in-person appointment?
Your child will be seen in the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery located at our hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. If you have any questions or would like more information, please call us at 720-777-6409 (then press option #5).
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