Parag Vora - Radiologist’s Introduction to Radiology [McMaster, Canada]
I, Dr. Parag Vora have worked as a radiologist at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada for more than a decade. I hope you liked reading my previous blog on pursuing a career as radiologist. If you haven’t, I highly recommend checking out Dr Parag Vora Burlington radiologist career blog here.
Today I’m going to tell you what role does a radiologist play so that anyone planning to pursue radiology can be 100% sure about what they are opting.
Before proceeding, I will give you a brief introduction of a radiologist.
Parag Vora - Radiology IntroductionA radiologist is a medical personnel who use digital imaging to diagnose and treat diseases or injuries in human body. The imaging techniques used in Radiology are as follows:
- Computed Tomography (CT)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
- Nuclear Medicine
- Fusion Imaging
parag vora radiologistIn addition to the above techniques, a radiologist has certified knowledge of below:
- Knowledge about radiation safety/protection
- Effects of radiation on the human body
- Qualitative radiologic and medical imaging examination ability
Above is what I as Dr Parag Vora have spent the last 2 decades doing at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Have a look at Parag’s McMaster Staff Page
Radiologist Roles & DutiesA radiologist aids the physician by proper examination, medical images and their interpretation and the sest results that helps in treatment.
Another important role played by the radiologist is treating diseases by means of radiation (radiation oncology) or minimally invasive, image-guided therapeutic intervention (interventional radiology).
A radiologist tallys medical image findings with other medical examinations and tests.
He/she recommends an appropriate examination or treatment when necessary.
The radiologist directs radiologic technicians to properly perform the medical examination.
This was a brief introduction of a radiologist, by Dr Parag Vora, a radiologist from Hamilton, Canada. In my 15 years of radiology career at McMaster, I have consistently worked with passion and dedication towards my job. To read more about Parag Vora Mcmaster, take a look at Dr Parag Vora’s website
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Did I tell you I have also been blogging on Hamilton & Burlington travel? Here is a blog link to my recent travel blog on Dr Parag’s Hamilton Travel.