They're not "assisting" at surgery, if it's a separate surgery. If the 2 doctors are from different practices (ie, have different tax ID's), and it really is 2 separate visits to the OR, you may need a 59 modifier to indicate that it is a separate session/surgery, since they're not normally done on the same day (you really shouldn't need a modifier at all, though, since the doctors are from different groups.)
If it is all one surgical session, then it may qualify as a co-surgery; the modifier you would need is 62, I believe - both doctors should bill the same procedures with the 62 modifiers appended. It's difficult to say without seeing the op report, though.
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