​Second ​Opinion Services

Unsure about your diagnosis? Need another opinion? Our global Second Opinion Service gives you a simple, convenient, and completely secure way to get advice from our leading specialists about any diagnosis, medical issue or treatment plan you have received.  

Wherever you live, our AKUH doctors at our Karachi and Nairobi Hospitals are available to give you a second opinion. You don't even need to spend time traveling to one of our hospitals or medical centers to avail this service. Simply register your concern on our page from the comfort of your home. If you need an in-person visit or a video/phone call, you can make a follow-up appointment via our online form as well.

Note: This service should not be used for urgent or emergency situations that require immediate medical attention. ​​

Getting a second opinion can help you make an informed decision about your health care. Whether you are facing a complex medical issue or have a difficult treatment plan, a second opinion can give you new information, different options for treatment, or assurance that your diagnosis is correct.

With our private Second Opinion Service, you can easily receive the extra clarity, confidence, and peace of mind that you deserve on your health issue.

You should get a second opinion if:

  • You wish to explore care options at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
  • You wish to have one of the AKUH doctors take a look at your medical reports or treatment plan
  • You have received an unclear or complex diagnosis
  • You need guidance to choose from different treatment options
  • You are facing a serious or rare medical condition
  • You have been recommended surgery or an invasive procedure​​​

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has been providing exceptional, trusted quality care to patients for over 35 years, offering all services under one roof since its inception in 1985.

AKUH has made a name for itself globally as a leading University Hospital in both Pakistan and East Africa, with coveted international accreditations such as the Joint Commission International, a gold standard in healthcare and the College of American Pathologists, a gold standard in laboratory testing.

At AKUH, our highly qualified doctors, nurses, and other medical staff are ready to provide you with holistic, multidisciplinary, and patient-centered care. You can rest assured you will receive timely health services of only the highest standards.

With the AKUH Second Opinion Service, you can expect:

  • A convenient and streamlined process to easily connect with our leading physicians from both our Karachi and Nairobi Hospitals through a digital platform
  • A confidential, one-on-one consultation/report with a specialist and accurate, reliable answers to your questions regardless of your location
  • The same internationally recognized, high quality care that our experts are renowned for through this service as any other patient would get
  • The solutions to all your concerns about a variety of health issues, from cardiology and cancer to infectious diseases and surgery, for both adults and children​​​
  1. Click on the link below to register your account and begin a Second Opinion request. If you already have an account, simply log in.
  2. Complete the Second Opinion form by answering some basic questions about you and your health, selecting the necessary specialty, uploading relevant medical reports and test results, and making the online payment.
  3. Select the doctor* you want your second opinion from.
  4. Once your form is submitted, wait 5 working days for our physician to review your information and documents and then provide you with a detailed written evaluation assessing your case.
  5. You can view and download the evaluation report from your account. If you require an in-person visit or tele-consult, you can make a follow-up appointment via the online form or by contacting us through our email/phone number.

*If for some reason, your selected doctor is not available (e.g., out of office), we will reach out to you with another physician options in the same specialty. ​​​