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Physician specialist second opinions from the comfort of your home.

Experts suggest getting a second opinion before non-emergency surgeries and long-term treatment plans. Whether you are confronting a complex health situation or you want input from a premier orthopaedic specialist about your diagnosis or treatment plan, our physicians can offer peace of mind that you or your family member is receiving appropriate medical care.

Through PinnacleCare VirtualConnect, you can obtain second opinions from California Pacific Orthopaedics specialists without having to leave home.

PinnacleCare will collect all of the records and medical information pertinent to your diagnosis and work with California Pacific Orthopaedics to identify an appropriate specialist for your case. The service is convenient, completely confidential, and easy to get started.

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Note: This program should not be accessed for urgent or emergency situations that require immediate medical assistance.

Situations that would likely benefit from a virtual consultation include:

  • There has been a change in your treatment plan
  • You want more information about your options
  • You are deciding about surgery or an invasive procedure
  • You are unsure about a diagnosis

When you request a Virtual Consultation facilitated by California Pacific Orthopaedics, our PinnacleCare VirtualConnect team will:

  • Transfer the report to your current treating physician
  • Collect relevant medical records and images for transfer to our consulting specialist
  • Organize and review your medical records with the PinnacleCare Medical Team to assess medical needs and to help prepare specific questions for the consulting specialist
  • Write a virtual consultation report provided by a California Pacific Orthopaedics physician, including an opinion on diagnosis and treatment options, as well as answers to your specific questions
  • Debrief with you, explaining the consultation in layman’s terms and helping you understand recommended next steps
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  • Please complete the form below and a PinnacleCare representative will reach out to you within one business day.
  • Please enter the formal diagnosis or two conflicting diagnoses as applicable. If no formal diagnosis has been made, please explain your symptoms.
  • Please describe the treatment you have received and its effect on your condition with specific or estimated dates.
  • Please describe your primary goal or concern you hope to address with this Virtual Consultation.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Physicians provide clinical services as members of the medical staff at California Pacific Orthopaedics. PinnacleCare is not owned by or affiliated with California Pacific Orthopaedics.

PinnacleCare and its employees do not diagnose medical conditions, recommend treatment options, or provide medical care. Any information or services provided should not be considered medical advice. Any medical decisions should be made only after consultation with and at the direction of your medical provider. Any person or entity who provides healthcare services following a referral or other service provided does so independently and not as an agent or representative of PinnacleCare.