Medical Second Opinion Service – MRI/X-ray Review

//Medical Second Opinion Service – MRI/X-ray Review

Our Orthopedic Second Opinion Service – MRI/X-ray Review

Whether you live in the Chicago area or across the globe, you have access to the experience and expertise of the Head Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox and the Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls.  Dr. Verma, also actively involved in cutting-edge research as the Director of Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Centercan provide a second opinion by reviewing your medical records, MRIs and/or X-rays.

It is very common for patients suffering from an orthopedic injury who want to make sure that they are making the best decision to maintain their active lifestyles to get second opinions from other physicians. Patients seeking an orthopedic second opinion can send medical records along with initial MRI and radiology results for Dr. Verma’s review.

Request an MRI/X-ray Review

Why do patients seek a Medical Second Opinion or MRI/X-ray Review?

Individuals affected by an orthopedic injury to the shoulder, elbow or knee joint often feel confused by the initial diagnosis and prescribed treatment. With a healthcare system that continues to become more complicated, as well as various treatment options ranging from non-surgical to surgical, patients often question their diagnosis and treatment plan. Dr. Verma may validate the existing diagnosis and treatment plan or may offer alternate approaches for treating the injury. In addition, Dr. Verma can provide information regarding expected outcomes, potential complications and recovery time

What Can Our Medical Second Opinion Service Provide to Patients?

The orthopedic second opinion that Dr. Verma provides from reviewing your case history, MRIs and/or X-rays can help you:

  • Gain more knowledge about your orthopedic diagnosis and treatment options
  • Make more-informed decisions about your health care
  • Compare diagnosis and treatment results between two physicians
  • Confirm the diagnosis and treatment plan are correct

Most sports medicine physicians welcome an orthopedic second opinion from a respected peer. A good physician understands a patient’s right to be well informed. Some physicians will even encourage patients to contact a medical second opinion service because a different doctor may determine a different diagnosis and/or treatment plan.

How to Get an MRI/X-ray Review from Dr. Verma

You may feel concerned about offending your treating physician by obtaining Dr. Verma’s medical opinion utilizing our second opinion service, but you should feel comfortable. Be honest with your original physician, and he or she should not be offended because information is vital to all patients when it comes to healthcare.

To initiate an orthopedic second opinion from Dr. Verma, you will need to gather a copy of your medical records, MRIs and radiology results to give him a better understanding of the details of your orthopedic injury and then follow the instructions your will receive after submitting the below form for an MRI/Xray Review.

How Much Does an MRI/X-ray Review Cost?

It is always recommended that you contact your insurance company directly for a full explanation on the cost involved with a second opinion. With the ever-changing healthcare and insurance industries, it is important that you understand all costs involved, including physician office visit, new MRI and radiology tests, etc.

Dr. Verma’s fee for an MRI/X-ray Review is $250 which is payable by credit card.

Why do patients seek a Medical Second Opinion or MRI/X-ray Review?

Individuals affected by an orthopedic injury to the shoulder, elbow or knee joint often feel confused by the initial diagnosis and prescribed treatment. With a healthcare system that continues to become more complicated, as well as various treatment options ranging from non-surgical to surgical, patients often question their diagnosis and treatment plan. Dr. Verma may validate the existing diagnosis and treatment plan or may offer alternate approaches for treating the injury. In addition, Dr. Verma can provide information regarding expected outcomes, potential complications and recovery time

What Can Our Medical Second Opinion Service Provide to Patients?

The orthopedic second opinion that Dr. Verma provides from reviewing your case history, MRIs and/or X-rays can help you:

  • Gain more knowledge about your orthopedic diagnosis and treatment options
  • Make more-informed decisions about your health care
  • Compare diagnosis and treatment results between two physicians
  • Confirm the diagnosis and treatment plan are correct

Most sports medicine physicians welcome an orthopedic second opinion from a respected peer. A good physician understands a patient’s right to be well informed. Some physicians will even encourage patients to contact a medical second opinion service because a different doctor may determine a different diagnosis and/or treatment plan.

How to Get an MRI/X-ray Review from Dr. Verma

You may feel concerned about offending your treating physician by obtaining Dr. Verma’s medical opinion utilizing our second opinion service, but you should feel comfortable. Be honest with your original physician, and he or she should not be offended because information is vital to all patients when it comes to healthcare.

To initiate an orthopedic second opinion from Dr. Verma, you will need to gather a copy of your medical records, MRIs and radiology results to give him a better understanding of the details of your orthopedic injury and then follow the instructions your will receive after submitting the below form for an MRI/Xray Review.

How Much Does an MRI/X-ray Review Cost?

It is always recommended that you contact your insurance company directly for a full explanation on the cost involved with a second opinion. With the ever-changing healthcare and insurance industries, it is important that you understand all costs involved, including physician office visit, new MRI and radiology tests, etc.

Dr. Verma’s fee for an MRI/X-ray Review is $250 which is payable by credit card.

  • This type of service is generally not covered by insurance, but check with your individual insurance representative for more information.

  • If surgery is performed by Dr. Verma, your MRI/X-ray Review payment will be discounted from your surgery fee.

  • In addition, if Dr. Verma is not within your medical network, or you are an out of state or international patient, you can find access to our bundled payment options to determine the cost of surgical care with Dr. Verma for common sports medicine conditions.

Request an MRI/X-ray Review from Dr. Verma

There is a $250 fee for a case review.  If surgery is performed by Dr. Verma, this fee will be discounted from your surgery fee.

  • You will receive a more detailed information packet after you submit this form.
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