Medical Second Opinion
Hand and Wrist Institute online medical second opinion consultation service offers you an expert medical opinion with a word renowned expert in hand and wrist injuries. You can receive this second opinion with Dr. John Knight from the comfort of your own home.
Why seek a second opinion for hand and wrist problems?
- Hand and wrist problems are frequently misdiagnosed or under diagnosed
- Not getting well with current treatment
- Doctor not communicating well
- Not sure if the treatment you are getting is the correct treatment
- Want peace of mind you are heading down the right path
- No access to a specialist where you live
- Limited by insurance as to who you can receive treatment from
Many patients with hand and wrist injuries and disorders travel long distances to Los Angeles to receive treatment or second opinions by Dr. Knight. However, Dr. Knight recognizes the difficulty and expense of travel, time away from work and family and as a result brings you the next best thing is an online medical second opinion.
Decisions regarding your health are some of the most important you will ever make. With the Hand and Wrist Institute’s virtual Hand and Wrist Consult program you can have confidence through an online second opinion that the treatment you are receiving is on the right path without the expense of travel and time away from work.
A virtual consultation with Dr. Knight provides an opportunity for you to receive a second opinion on any prior diagnosis you may have received from another medical professional. During this process, which can take place via phone or on Skype, the doctor will have a discussion with you and engage in a question and answer session. The purpose of this virtual consultation is to gather information including symptoms and any prior diagnoses, examine your condition, and discuss potential treatments. Those can include potential remedies for your hand or wrist condition such as surgical treatment options, medications, and non-surgical treatment options.
If you want to proceed with an online second opinion Hand and Wrist Consult, please fill out the contact form below. You will be contacted to guide you smoothly through the process. Dr. Knight will obtain a copy of all of your medical records including x-rays, MRI’s , pictures,etc. to review. After a thorough review of your records, he will then contact you for a detailed discussion of your history (also if you have access, web cam discussion available). Dr. Knight will discuss with you all potential diagnoses and future treatment options and alternatives. He will also prepare a comprehensive report for you outlining this discussion for you to discuss, if you desire, with your family or physician.
Unfortunately, insurance companies do not pay for this service. The cost to receive an online second opinion Hand and Wrist consultation is $500.00. Major credit cards accepted.