Partners Online Second Opinions

For those with complex medical questions or concerns, looking for answers or alternatives, or simply peace of mind – we are here to help.

Partners Online Second Opinions has provided thousands of patients and physicians remote access to the many specialists affiliated with Partners HealthCare, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated healthcare delivery system, based in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Partners HealthCare network includes top hospitals in the United States, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Many of our specialists are world-renowned experts in their field, and are available to review medical history and related materials, and provide you with a written consultation report.

When you are faced with decisions regarding a new diagnosis or treatment plan, having another expert opinion is the first step towards getting the care you need.

For 200 years, patients have been traveling to Boston to get some of the best care in the world. Now you can access this expertise from the comfort of your home.

Featured Specialist

Christopher Fanta, MD

Dr. Fanta serves as Director of the Partners Asthma Center and as Medical Director of the Pulmonary Unit at Youville Hospital. His interests span the gamut of pulmonary diseases, including asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis, sarcoidosis, and pulmonary fibrosis. He has been selected as one of the Top Doctors in Pulmonary Medicine by Boston Magazine (March, 2003) and was cited in Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors, 2002. He is the recipient of a number of awards at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for his teaching and patient care, including the Dennis Thompson Compassionate Care Scholar Award.

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