Remote Second Opinions

Speak with Our Physicians About Your Child's Diagnosis

Dr. Woods in his officeIf your child has been diagnosed with cancer or a blood disorder and you are seeking a second opinion, we can help.

Our remote second opinions allow you to speak directly with our expert physicians without the inconvience of having to travel and take time away from work and/or your family. During a remote second opinion, our physicians will:

  • Review the details of your child’s case
  • Answer any questions you may have
  • Provide a comprehensive summary report you can share with your child’s doctor

Step 1: Download and complete the following forms

Learn more about the cost of a remote second opinion.

Step 2: Provide your child’s medical history

In order to best serve you and your family, we encourage you to gather as much of the following information as possible about your child:

  • Diagnosis
  • Current/past treatment plan (if applicable)
  • Symptoms
  • Clinic notes and lab reports (ex. progress notes, lab results, radiology reports, pathology reports)
  • Scans (ex. X-rays, MRI, CT, PET)
  • Primary care physician (doctor’s name, practice, address and phone)
  • Referring physician (doctor’s name, practice, address and phone)

Step 3: Mail your child’s information to us

Mail all materials from step 1 and 2 to:

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Attention: Amanda Cohen, Second Opinion Coordinator
1405 Clifton Road, 4th Floor, Tower 1
Atlanta, GA 30322

Step 4: We review child’s medical information

Once we receive your packet in the mail, our team will thoroughly review your child’s information. After review, one of our physicians will write a comprehensive summary report that will include:

  • Confirmation or difference of opinion regarding your child’s diagnosis
  • Our recommendation

You will receive a copy of the report.

Step 5: Phone call between you and one of our physicians

After completing your child’s summary report, one of our physicians will call you to review the report. At this time, you can discuss any questions you may have.