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

Brian Brennan, MD

The overarching theme of Dr. Brennan's research is the investigation of novel biological targets for the development of improved pharmacologic therapies for mood and anxiety disorders. Specifically, Dr. Brennan focuses on the use of neuroimaging as a means to better understand the mechanism of action of both standard and novel treatments for mood and anxiety disorders, and to identify neurochemical and functional mediators of treatment response. Dr. Brennan's clinical and research work has led to grant funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, NARSAD, the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation, and the Stanley Medical Research Institute, and also to receipt of the Outstanding Professional of the Year Award from the Boston chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Disorder Support Alliance.

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