Second Opinion

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.

Recent and Upcoming Airings

Broken Heart Syndrome 11.27/5 5:30 am 11.27/5 12:30 pm 11.27/7 5:00 am 11.27/7 10:30 am
Crohn's Disease 11.38/11 12:30 pm
Down Syndrome 11.27/12 5:30 am 11.27/12 12:30 pm 11.27/14 5:00 am 11.27/14 10:30 am
Drug Overdose 11.37/14 12:30 pm 11.28/23 5:30 am 11.28/23 12:30 pm 11.28/25 5:00 am 11.28/25 10:30 am
Eating Disorders 11.37/7 12:30 pm
Endometriosis 11.28/16 5:30 am 11.28/16 12:30 pm 11.28/18 5:00 am 11.28/18 10:30 am
Head & Neck Cancer 11.37/21 12:30 pm 11.28/30 5:30 am 11.28/30 12:30 pm
Hospital Delirium 11.38/25 12:30 pm
Immunotherapy In Cancer Treatment 11.38/4 12:30 pm
Kidney Transplant 11.27/26 5:30 am 11.27/26 12:30 pm 11.27/28 5:00 am 11.27/28 10:30 am 11.17/28 10:30 am
Lead Poisoning 11.28/2 5:30 am 11.28/2 12:30 pm 11.28/4 5:00 am 11.28/4 10:30 am
Lupus 11.28/9 5:30 am 11.28/9 12:30 pm 11.28/11 5:00 am 11.28/11 10:30 am
Mystery Diagnosis IV 11.27/19 5:30 am 11.27/19 12:30 pm 11.27/21 5:00 am 11.27/21 10:30 am
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 11.38/18 12:30 pm
Type I Diabetes 11.37/28 12:30 pm