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Why You Shouldn’t Question Asking for a Second Opinion

posted on WED, SEP 21 2016 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Not every person sees things the same way. Try asking people sitting around you in a restaurant or on an airplane about politics and you’ll see. The same is true in medicine. Doctors don’t always agree on the best course of treatment. But what most do agree on is that YOU need to feel comfortable trusting their advice. So if you’re having doubts, keep asking. Breast Health Specialist and Nurse Navigator Andria Brown explains it this way: “Your life is in their hands.” So, if you’re sitting across from your doctor wondering if the care plan being proposed is really the right one for you, it’s time to seek a second opinion. Because, at CDI, we know there’s power in being your own health advocate. Watch this story to find out why:

About Dr. Gau
Megan M. Gau, M.D. is a board certified diagnostic radiologist with Ernst Radiology Group serving SSM Imaging in Missouri. Dr. Gau has been an active member of the DePaul Medical staff since 2006. Read her full bio here.

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