A doctor who works with X-rays and a variety of medical imaging equipment is a radiologist. Radiologists specialize in analyzing the medical images of patients and making primary recommendations for initial treatment to the care physicians. While hospitals and clinics typically employ doctors who specialize in this area, there are also specialized radiology and imaging clinics that employ individuals for this position.
Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Tasks
Inform patients undergoing testing about procedures, risks, and benefits.
Consult with other physicians to develop a diagnosis for the patient.
Interpret images generated by an x-ray, MRI, or other machine that use radiation to create an image
Direct radiology technicians on what methods and positions the test requires.