How to Get a Second Opinion for a Brain Tumor

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When you have a brain tumor, getting a second opinion makes sense. Confirming your diagnosis and understanding all your treatment options is routine. Don't feel worried about going to another doctor. When you get a second opinion for a brain tumor at UVA, you connect with experts who'll give you the information you need to move forward with confidence.

Option 1: Get a Second Opinion for a Brain Tumor in Person

Call us to make an appointment. Let us know that you want a second opinion. 

We can usually able to schedule second opinion appointments within one week.

See maps, directions, and what to bring with you to the Neuro-Oncology Clinic.

Option 2: Get it in Writing 

Can't travel to Charlottesville? We can review your medical information and provide a written second opinion. We will provide a written consultation within 5 business days of getting your information.

Request a written second opinion by sending us this cover letter (PDF).


Get answers to your questions about how to get a second opinion.