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Apollo Hospitals brings international second opinion services for patients

24 January 2022 | News

First collaboration of its kind with 'The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic'

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A first in India, Apollo Hospitals Group has announced a collaboration with US-based ‘The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic’, to bring international second opinion services to their patients.

Through this programme, doctors at Apollo will be able to collaborate with leading medical experts at Cleveland Clinic to review complex cases and devise the most appropriate treatment plan.

According to Dr Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director at Apollo Hospitals, “this association aims to bring together world-class medical and surgical opinions, so that patients at Apollo may get the best possible treatment, promptly.”

Anyone looking to seek an international second opinion can consult an Apollo consultant, and express interest in the service. The patient’s medical records will then be shared with The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic under appropriate consent and a conference call will be scheduled between the international medical expert and Apollo consultants, in presence of the patient.

Based on the patient’s health history and case discussion with the Apollo consultant, the international doctor will share insights in the form of a written opinion with the Apollo consultant, who will further discuss and decide the best course of treatment for the patient.

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