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Spine-related problems can be complex, with many treatment options. That’s why the diagnosis of a spine-related problem deserves a second opinion.If you’ve been diagnosed with a spine condition, especially one for which surgery has been recommended, you may benefit greatly from a visit to the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin SpineCare Second Opinion Program.

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Many physicians recommend that their patients seek a second opinion at Froedtert & the Medical College. A second opinion from our expert team of SpineCare physicians can give you peace of mind to make the right decision. As part of an academic medical center, the SpineCare Program has the resources, technology, expertise and compassion to accurately evaluate your diagnosis and effectively treat your disorder.

The SpineCare Program attempts non-invasive treatment before recommending surgery, except under certain circumstances where surgery is the only option. Learn more about our quality outcomes.

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin SpineCare Second Opinion Program offers:

  • Expertise — the SpineCare Program’s experienced team includes board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians (physiatrists), neurologists and board-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeons, along with chiropractors, nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Team members collaborate to provide the highest quality care.
  • Convenience — in most cases, it will take just one visit for us to offer our opinion about your diagnosis and treatment options. Tests or treatments will not be repeated unless absolutely necessary.
  • Evidence-based care — all patient treatments provided in the SpineCare Program are based on valid, relevant medical information.
  • Complete treatment options — the SpineCare Program offers the full spectrum of advanced treatment options.
  • Participation in decision-making — we’ll work with you to develop a treatment plan that fits your goals and life. Treatment will be tailored to your individual needs.
  • Peace of mind — by seeking a second opinion, you could learn about treatment options you never considered. The choices you make now can affect your health and life long into the future.

To Request a Second Opinion

In some cases, a referral is required depending on your insurance coverage.

Virtual Visits Available

Virtual visits help you get the care you need now without waiting for an in-person appointment. We'll assess your condition and develop a treatment plan right away. To schedule a virtual visit, call 414-955-7199.

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Recognized as High Performing by U.S. News & World Report

Froedtert Hospital is nationally ranked in three adult specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Froedtert Hospital is also recognized as high performing in four adult specialties and 14 procedures and conditions, including orthopaedics and back surgery (spinal fusion) Learn more.