About the Series
Breast Cancer, Shingles and Lyme Disease are three of the often controversial topics debated during the new season of Second Opinion: Taking Charge of Your Healthcare.
The 13 new episodes launch in Fall, 2012. Since its 2004 launch, Second Opinion has been seen on more than 255 public television stations nationwide and is seen on Thursdays at 7:30 am and 1:30 pm on PBS WORLD on 63 member stations.
Host Dr. Peter Salgo engages a panel of medical professionals and patients. The topics? The latest on Heart Disease and Cancer Treatment and special episodes on Grief and Conversion Disorder.
The results? Honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions.
Using intriguing, real-life medical cases, the specialists grapple with diagnosis and treatment options to give viewers the most up-to-date, accurate medical information.
With a better understanding of complex health issues, patients can navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.
Relevant and accessible to both patients and physicians, Second Opinion works to improve doctor/patient communication and empower viewers to take charge of their own healthcare. It’s health literacy in a format that engages and entertains viewers. You can watch full episodes of past seasons right on this Website or check your local listings for airtimes.
Second Opinion is generously supported by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.