Second Opinion

Series Overview

Fast paced and provocative, SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in depth discussions about complex health issues and life changing medical decisions. Host Dr. Peter Salgo, who maintains a full time practice at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, presents intriguing, real life medical cases to professionals representing a variety of specialties. As the experts grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options, viewers gain an understanding of doctors' decision making process. This season, topics include: psoriasis, chronic pain management, medical radiation, pituitary gland tumor, living with Alzheimer's, pneumonia, autism and more.