It is common for orthopedic patients to pursue a second opinion when it comes to treatment options. The office of Dr. Kovack is here to assist as you and give you the confidence you need in making the best possible decision to suit your lifestyle.

Why do patients seek a Medical Second Opinion or Review?

It’s common to feel confused by an initial diagnosis and treatment plan. Dr. Kovack is able to provide resources varying from validation of the current diagnosis to alternate treatments ranging from surgical to non-surgical. This allows you to feel well-versed regarding expected outcomes, potential complications and recovery time.

What Can Our Medical Second Opinion Service Provide to Patients?

The orthopedic second opinion that Dr. Kovack provides from reviewing your case history, MRIs and/or X-rays can help you:

  • Gain more knowledge about your orthopedic diagnosis and treatment options
  • Make more informed decisions about your healthcare
  • Compare diagnosis and treatment results between two physicians
  • Confirm the diagnosis and treatment plan are correct

How to Get an MRI/X-ray Review from Dr. Kovack

Many physicians would welcome an orthopedic second-opinion. It is an industry-standard that patients should be well-informed to make the best decisions they can regarding their physical health.

To initiate an orthopedic second opinion from Dr. Kovack, you will need to gather a copy of your medical records, MRIs and radiology results to give him a better understanding of the details of your orthopedic injury and then follow the instructions your will receive after submitting the below form for an MRI/Xray Review.

How Much Does an MRI/X-ray Review Cost?

It is always recommended that you contact your insurance company directly for a full explanation on the cost involved with a second opinion. It is important that you understand all costs involved, including physician office visit, new MRI and radiology tests, etc.

Dr. Kovack’s fee for an MRI/X-ray Review is $300 which is payable by credit card or personal check.


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