Medical Second Opinions

2024 Plan Information

Update: Your grandchildren may now use this service. Get expert answers from 2nd.MD, Morgan Stanley’s free medical second opinion service, to help determine your best course of treatment. If you or a member of your extended family have questions about a new diagnosis, a possible surgery, care that was postponed due to COVID-19, a change in care or a treatment plan that isn’t working, 2nd.MD will connect you with leading physicians affiliated with top US institutions – so you have the knowledge and confidence to make an informed decision.

How It Works

  1. Call 2nd.MD about any health-related situation.
  2. 2nd.MD will retrieve your medical records and schedule your appointment with an independent specialist. Most consultations are scheduled within 3-5 business days.
  3. Following your consultation, 2nd.MD will provide a detailed write-up and recommendations about your medical situation and treatment. 2nd.MD can also refer you to a specialist for follow-up care.

Who Can Use It

2nd.MD is a complimentary service available to you, your spouse/partner, children and grandchildren of all ages, parents, parents-in-law, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

I had questions when my doctor recommended surgery. The second opinion program reviewed my medical records and test results and gave me a complete report outlining my treatment options so that I could be confident I was making the right decision.

When to Use It

Call when you want clarity for a health-related situation, such as:

You or your loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness.

Your doctor recommends surgery, a new course of treatment or a new prescription drug.

You don’t think your prescribed treatment is working.

You have a chronic condition and want to learn how to better manage it.

You’ve received different diagnoses from multiple physicians.

You need referrals and assistance scheduling appointments with in-network doctors and specialists.

Get Started

Go to to activate your free membership using your Morgan Stanley email address.

Call 866-841-2575 to speak with 2nd.MD’s care team.

Download the 2nd.MD mobile app

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Google Play

Did You Know?

You do not need to be enrolled in the Morgan Stanley medical plan to use 2nd.MD. The program is available to all US benefits-eligible employees.