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Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital

Second Opinion for Heart Problems

Choosing to undergo a procedure on your heart is a major, life-changing decision. If you’re uncertain about what to do, the cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons with Lehigh Valley Heart Institute can review your test results, discuss treatments and provide a second opinion.

Need Immediate Care?
For emergency services, call 911.

For non-emergency walk-in care, try an ExpressCARE location.
Need help scheduling or have a question?
Call 888-402-LVHN (5846).

Thanks to our cardiologists’ expertise in heart tests and treatments, we often can help people with complex heart conditions that other hospitals turn away. We’ll help you explore all your options and work with you to determine the best treatment for your specific condition and personal preferences.



How Lehigh Valley Heart Institute experts can help

Cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons with the Heart Institute meet with patients and consult with referring physicians to confirm diagnosis and treatment plans. You may request a second opinion from a heart expert in order to:

  • Explore all possible treatment options, including new treatments available in clinical trials 
  • Confirm that a particular heart surgery or treatment is the best option for your specific condition
  • Ensure the accuracy of your diagnosis