Surgery or no surgery? Sometimes a neutral second opinion is needed. Especially when it comes to important decisions regarding your health.
The CSS Health Coach is your personal point of contact for all questions related to a second opinion regarding your planned operation. You discuss the procedure for obtaining your second opinion together. You then arrange an appointment directly with the doctor of your choice.
Fill out the questionnaire and upload your documents. The qualified team of Swiss doctors will review your documents and give you a reliable, independent second opinion in around 10 working days.
If everything is happening too fast for you, you have doubts about the need for surgery, or the medical procedure entails considerable risks – then a second opinion makes sense. CSS will cover the cost if you have supplementary medical costs insurance.
Then we recommend taking the time to think things through and discussing both recommendations with the doctor treating you (family doctor or specialist). They can help you reach a decision.
The online second opinion applies to operations in the field of orthopaedics, vascular and abdominal disease, urology, neurosurgery and cardiac surgery. Emergency surgery is excluded. If you arrange the second opinion yourself, you can get a second opinion for all specialist areas except oncology.
Yes. If obtaining a second opinion online, you decide who can access your documents. The data is stored on servers in Switzerland in accordance with the highest standards.
You can get a second opinion for all planned operations with the exception of oncology. Orthopaedics, traumatology, vascular diseases, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, visceral surgery and urology can all be assessed online.