Who Is A Radiologist Physician And His Work Profile

Radiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the analysis as well as application of the various imaging technologies that involve the use of radiation in the diagnosis as well as the treatment of diseases of different tenor as well as magnitude and severity. The specialists in the field of radiology who perform these tasks are known as the radiology physicians. Some of the techniques that they perform are the ultrasound,Computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, Positron emission tomography (PET), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in order to diagnose as well as treat diseases.

Radiology is one of the most competitive fields in the world of medicine. Only the candidates with high percentile in their boards can hope to gain a foothold in this profession. The various advancements in the field of computer technology have resulted in the rapid expansion in the profession of a radiologist physician. In order to become a successful radiologist a person is supposed to go through the following qualifications:

  1. The radiologist physician is supposed to have completed at least 13 years of post-high school education that includes prerequisite undergraduate training, four years of medical training, as well as five years of post graduate training
  1. This is followed by the four years of diagnostic radiology residency
  1. After the completion of the residency the candidate has to sit in the board examinations in written as well as oral.
A radiology physician is supposed to be familiar with the fields of medical physics as well as the radiobiology that makes him familiar with the effects of the radiation
on the human body.

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