Radiologists are medical doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging (radiology) procedures (exams/tests) such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound.
Diagnostic radiologists use a variety of imaging procedures to see inside the body and assess or diagnose the patient’s condition. Radiologist plays an important role in your health by acting as an expert consultant to your referring physician by providing assistance in choosing the proper exam and directing radiology technologists in properly performing quality exams. They interpret and report on the resulting images, recommend treatment only when needed additional tests.
Breast imaging (mammograms)
Cardiovascular radiology (heart and circulatory system)
Chest radiology (heart and lungs)
Gastrointestinal radiology (stomach, intestines and abdomen)
Genitourinary radiology (reproductive and urinary systems)
Head and neck radiology
Musculoskeletal radiology (muscles and skeleton)
Neuroradiology (brain and nervous system; head, neck and spine)
Paediatric radiology (imaging of children)