Children's Hospital Colorado

Getting an In-Person Second Opinion from Children’s Hospital Colorado

Providing expert second opinions — and peace of mind.

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If you’re considering treatment options for your child, have questions about their symptoms or just want more information about your child’s condition, our pediatric experts are here for you. We can provide second opinions for a wide range of conditions so you can move forward with confidence.

Getting a second opinion from Children’s Colorado is easy:

  • Your first appointment will be a phone call with a member of our administration team.
  • First, schedule an initial informational phone call below.
  • At the time you select, a member of our administration team will call you and collect your child’s health information.
  • After this call, our team will choose the best provider to see your child and schedule your in-person appointment.

Request an in-person second opinion

Select a specialty from the drop-down menu to schedule your initial informational call.

Do you want a second opinion from our experts, but don’t want to leave home to get it? Learn about our virtual second opinions.

How to get a second opinion from Children’s Colorado

  • First, schedule an initial informational phone call with the appropriate department. This call will take 15 to 30 minutes and is free of charge.
  • Before the call, our team may request certain information to help them.
  • During the call, a friendly team member will collect basic information about your child. We’ll ask a series of questions to help us choose which program(s) and provider(s) we recommend for your in-person visit.
  • If you decide to proceed with an in-person appointment, we’ll help coordinate the details for getting medical records and discuss insurance or self-pay options ahead of your visit. We’ll also help you schedule an in-person appointment at a convenient time.
    • If your child needs procedures or tests, we’ll help you coordinate the details before your in-person visit.
    • We’ll also help you navigate logistics including lodging options, transportation, parking and local restaurants.
  • At your visit, we’ll provide a comprehensive review of your child’s care and symptoms, and you’ll have the chance to ask the doctor any questions. Our team will provide their expert opinion for your child’s care options and give you all the information you need to make an informed decision.

Frequently asked questions

We’re here to help you find answers and get advice about your child’s health. Expand the windows below for additional information and answers to FAQs about second opinions at Children’s Colorado.

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