Online Remote Medical Consultation Program

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia offers a variety of second opinion and remote consultation options for patient families.

For an in-person second opinion appointment, click here.

Virtual medical record reviews (on-line consultations) may be available to patients who reside in certain states.  This option might allow a CHOP pediatric specialists to review a patient's medical records virtually in advance or in place of a potential hospital visit and provide a report to you and the patient’s treating physician.

We currently offer online  review in the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Nephrology
  • Infectious Disease
  • General Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pulmonary
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology
  • Gastroenterology VEO/IBD

To learn more, please submit an intake form here.

A member of CHOP’s National Patient Services team will be in touch to learn more about your child and help determine next steps.

Some programs offered may involve a fee. You may not be eligible for an online review based on the state you live in or the patient’s condition. If you have any questions about the process or wish to speak to someone from our team about scheduling an appointment at CHOP, please call us at 267-425-3560 Monday-Friday 8am-5pm EST or by email at

Celiac Disease Second Opinion: Jack's Story

Jack Jack, 12, was diagnosed with celiac disease and is adjusting to life without gluten. His family appreciates Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s thorough approach to making the diagnosis and the support they have received in making the transition to gluten-free eating.

The first signs of Jack’s stomach problems started when he was 4 years old. He would often throw up in the night, interrupting his sleep. Despite countless tests and appointments, doctors couldn’t figure out the cause. It wasn’t until he was 8 years old that an endoscopy showed signs of damage to the lining of his intestine, a possible indicator of celiac disease.

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Eligibility criteria

Please use the form below to identify if the patient is eligible for the Online Remote Consultation Program.