When people get a serious diagnosis from their doctor, it's not uncommon to get a second opinion. Johns Hopkins Pathology has some of the world's leading medical experts.

Here are some frequently asked questions about second opinions.

  • Why should I consider getting a second opinion?
  • Do I need another biopsy or operation to get a second opinion?
  • What is involved in getting a 2nd opinion from Johns Hopkins?
  • Will it bother my doctor if I get a second opinion?

How do I request a second opinion?

If you do not have your pathology slides

If you do not have your slides, please complete this form and send it to your doctor.

If you already have your pathology slides

If you have your slides, please complete this form and send it along with your slides to us.

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Why Johns Hopkins?

The Johns Hopkins Medical Laboratory provides world-recognized expertise in virtually all specialties, including: