Second Opinions for Heart and Vascular Conditions

Trust the heart and vascular experts at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital to provide you with the information you need to make important decisions about your child’s health. We provide second opinions to help you choose the best course of action after your child has been diagnosed with a heart or vascular condition.

For referring physicians, please begin the patient referral process here.

You may seek a second opinion to:

  • Confirm a diagnosis
  • Evaluate treatment options
  • Confirm recommended treatment

Whatever your need is, we’re here to help give you peace of mind.

How to request a second opinion

To request a second opinion, please complete the form below. You will be assigned a KidCierge personal care navigator from Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. They will lead you through collection of your child’s medical records, manage other logistics and answer any questions you may have.

A Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital pediatric specialist will review your child's records, answer your questions and schedule a follow-up telehealth visit. Your pediatric specialist will let you know when it's time to securely upload your child's medical records.  

If the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital navigator assigned to your request determines that the case is not appropriate for an evaluation, he/she will work with you on next steps.

This service IS NOT designed to handle medical emergencies, or provide immediate treatment guidance. If this is a medical emergency please call your local emergency service number (911 in the U.S.) for immediate medical attention, or go to your nearest hospital, emergency room or urgent care center. Please do not rely on electronic communications for assistance with immediate, urgent medical issues.

Second opinion telehealth visits can only be provided if the patient is physically located in the state of Florida.

Please review our Notice of Privacy and complete the form below to get started.

Patient Information

Parent/Guardian Contact Information

I certify that I am physically located in the State of Florida and acknowledge that my ability to access and use the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Second Opinion program is conditioned upon the truthfulness of this certification and that the providers I access are relying upon this certification to interact with me. (Required in order to use the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Second Opinion Services)

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