About the Series
The producers of Second Opinion are proud to bring you its 10th season. Seen on public television stations across the country, the goal of Second Opinion is to promote good health, improve doctor/patient communication and empower viewers to take charge of their own healthcare, and in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.
Host Dr. Peter Salgo engages a panel of medical professionals and patients on a multitude of health topics that are important to you. This season, along with many issues, we address the often controversial topic of concussion, the emotional topic of teen depression, and the widely talked about issue of managing diabetes.
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. New this season, we launch two segment within each episode—Myth or Medicine and Second Opinion 5.
Relevant and accessible to both patients and physicians, Second Opinion can be found everywhere you are—on-air, on-line on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, and on demand on YouTube. No matter what your health concerns are, you can find information on Second Opinion.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is the proud sponsor of Second Opinion.
Second Opinion is produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting, West 175 Productions and the University of Rochester Medical Center, and is Distributed by American Public Television.