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

Ipsit Vihang Vahia, MD

Ipsit Vahia, MD, is a geriatric psychiatrist, clinician and researcher. He is the medical director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services at McLean Hospital. His research focuses on the use of technology and informatics in the assessment and management of older adults. He has published over 40 papers and 20 chapters in major international textbooks. He is currently engaged in implementing a program on aging, behavior, and technology at McLean. Dr. Vahia serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Geriatric Psychiatry and has served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. A John A. Hartford Foundation Scholar from 2011-2016, he is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the 2016 AAGP Barry Lebowitz Award and the 2014 APA Hartford Jeste Award.

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