Without radiologists, or doctors who interpret what’s in images generated by things like X-rays and CT scans, patients wouldn’t get the diagnoses they need. Often that diagnosis is crucial to saving someone’s life.
Many patients never even see the radiologist, but the radiologist sees a lot (how about an engagement ring that was accidentally swallowed?).
In Episode 54, my expert guest panelist Marcus Parker, M.D., board-certified general and diagnostic radiologist, and I discuss some of the things they’ve seen as well as fascinating details about radiology and its vital importance in healthcare.