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Second Opinion

MRI and X-Ray review

Deciding to undergo orthopaedic surgery, irrespective of severity, is a serious healthcare decision. It is important to be confident in both your diagnosis and surgical plan. Take advantage of a second opinion from renowned sports medicine specialist Dr. Zahab Ahsan. A second opinion can reinforce the proposed treatment plan or present you with alternative treatment options.

Dr. Ahsan is experiences with the breadth of sports injuries and has a very strong network from his fellowship training at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the nation’s top Orthopaedic hospital. Dr. Ahsan is trained in the most up-to-date and cutting-edge techniques in surgery as well as post-surgical rehabilitation. He may be able to provide additional insights to allow for you to obtain the best possible treatment.

The benefits of second opinions

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Zahab Ahsan is available to provide a second opinion by reviewing your healthcare records, MRIs and/or X-rays. After this review, Dr. Ahsan can provide you with additional knowledge and understanding regarding your diagnosis, treatment options and rehabilitation process.

This additional information will allow for comparing diagnosis and treatment results between two physicians and confirm the diagnosis and treatment plan are the best option for you!

Most physicians welcome a second opinion from a respected peer. A good physician understands a patient’s right to be well-informed in order to understand their healthcare choices. Some physicians even encourage their patients to contact a medical second opinion service because a different doctor may determine a different diagnosis and/or treatment plan.

Take advantage of a second opinion from Dr. Zahab Ahsan

You may feel concerned about offending your treating physician by obtaining a medical second opinion. Information is vital to all patients when it comes to their healthcare and obtaining a second opinion is a normal practice with knee, elbow, shoulder, cartilage restoration, and sports related injuries. Be honest with your initial physician and they should be understanding of your interest to seek additional knowledge about your diagnosis and treatment options.

To initiate an orthopaedic second opinion from Dr. Ahsan, you will need to gather a copy of your medical records, MRIs and radiology results. These items will provide a comprehensive understanding of the details of your injury. Please reach out directly to our clinic to discuss a plan for 2nd opinion.

At a Glance

Dr. Zahab Ahsan

  • Board Certified & Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Former Assistant Team Physician for the NY Knicks
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor
  • Team Physician for Chicago Fire FC
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