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Peace of mind through a second opinion

A second opinion from our comprehensive, convenient network of experts can bring comfort and answer your questions:

  • "Do I have the right diagnosis?"
  • "Is the recommended treatment plan the best one for me?"
  • "Do I really need the surgery my doctor recommended?"
  • "Is there a newer or safer procedure or non-surgical option that may be right for me?"
  • "Does my surgeon have the expertise, experience or good track record for the surgery I need?"
  • "What outcome can I expect?"

Get a second opinion from these specialties:

Back and neck care

Our team of specialists work together to provide you with the best surgical or non-surgical option to lessen pain and increase spine function.

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Bariatric surgery

We offer laparoscopic gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy, with patient outcomes above the national average.

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Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment

Our dedicated breast cancer specialists provide you with a coordinated approach for fast diagnosis and streamlined pathway through treatment, and outcomes that match or exceed the best breast centers in the nation.

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Cancer treatment and diagnosis

We combine state-of-the-art technology, the latest treatment options and experienced, compassionate specialists in one convenient location to provide you with the best treatment with the least amount of stress.

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Heart surgery

Our team, led by our internationally-renowned heart surgeon, offers comprehensive heart care including minimally-invasive heart bypasses, heart valve repair and device implantation to help improve your quality of life.

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Neurological diagnosis and treatment

You can receive diagnoses and treatments for brain, skull, spinal cord and peripheral nerve disorders from our team of award winning surgeons and specialists.

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Our team of skilled surgeons offers a wide range of state-of-the-art surgeries for brain, skull, spinal cord and peripheral nerve disorders.

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Our specialists offer personalized, comprehensive care for disorders that affect your joints, muscles, ligaments or tendons.

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Vascular care

We provide a multidisciplinary approach to care for: aneurysms, carotid artery blockage, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), stroke and other conditions.

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If your provider is part of another healthcare organization, you can still select Gundersen as your healthcare provider or for a second opinion. You should check with your insurance plan to see if a second opinion appointment or tests are covered. If not, we can provide you with a cost estimate. Plus, we'll work with you and your care provider to get access to necessary medical records and test results.

Love + Medicine

Every day, Gundersen Health System staff deliver great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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