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What is a Radiologist?

Radiologists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnostic imaging through X-rays, CT scans, MRI’s, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasounds. Medical students who pursue radiology graduate from an accredited medical school, pass a licensing examination and then go onto complete a residency. They learn radiation safety and protection, radiation effects on the body and the appropriate interpretation of radiologic imaging examinations.

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Spend Less on MRI's and CT Scans

Why is shopping around for outpatient radiology important? High-deductible health care plans make it necessary for patients to shop the best possible value. Patients are now responsible for more upfront, out-of-pocket costs. Therefore, patients... Continue Reading

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