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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.

Featured Area Radiologists

Tricounty Radiology, Providing outpatient radiology for patients in the upstate, midlands, and lowcountry

Tricounty Radiology

North Charleston, West Ashley
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Radiology Articles

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Spend Less on MRIs 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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