Get Expert Guidance on Your Spinal Health From Anywhere
Seeking an additional expert perspective on your spinal condition? Dr. Ehsan Saadat, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, offers Virtual Second Opinions to individuals looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of their spinal condition and treatment options.
Book your virtual second opinion with Dr. Ehsan Saadat.
Dr. Saadat is now offering virtual second opinions to patients across the country. Click below to schedule your appointment online, and get on the path to improved function and less pain.
What Does a Virtual Second Opinion with Dr. Saadat Include?
When you sign up for a Virtual Second Opinion with Dr. Saadat, a dedicated nurse coordinator will be assigned to guide you throughout the process. They will help collect all your relevant medical records and match you with Dr. Saadat, who specializes in spinal care.
Dr. Saadat will review your medical history and address any questions you have in a personalized second opinion report. This report focuses on your specific condition and concerns. Following this, you will have an opportunity to engage in a virtual education session with Dr. Saadat to review the report and address any additional queries.
How Much Does it Cost?
The fee for a Virtual Second Opinion with Dr. Saadat is $590 for California residents and $790 for those residing out-of-state. The price variation is due to additional overheads involved in providing this service to out-of-state individuals.
Please note that this fee is generally not covered by insurance. However, you can use your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) to pay for this service. The fee includes medical record collection, your second opinion report, and a one-on-one virtual educational session with Dr. Saadat.
Will My Current Doctor Be Offended?
Most physicians appreciate the value of a second opinion and often encourage their patients to seek one. A second opinion can provide you with the confidence and information you need to make the best healthcare decisions.
Is Dr. Saadat the Right Doctor for Me?
Dr. Saadat specializes in orthopaedic spine surgery, and his expertise will be especially relevant if you’re seeking a second opinion in this field. If, for any reason, Dr. Saadat is unavailable, we will match you with another highly qualified expert based on your specific condition and needs.
What If I Can’t Afford It?
If a Virtual Second Opinion is not feasible financially, your insurance plan might cover in-person consultations.
What’s the Time Frame for Receiving a Second Opinion?
After collecting all necessary medical records, you can expect to receive your personalized second opinion report within four to six business days. However, timelines may vary depending on the time required for medical record collection.
How Can I Send my Medical Records?
Our nurse coordinator can collect all your medical records for you. Alternatively, you can choose to send them electronically, which you will be prompted to do after you request an appointment.
Will I be Obligated to Receive Treatment at Cedars-Sinai?
Getting a Virtual Second Opinion from Dr. Saadat does not obligate you to receive treatment at Cedars-Sinai. You are free to choose your treatment destination.
For more information or to schedule your Virtual Second Opinion, Contact Us today.