What is a Radiologist?
Similar to your primary care physician, your imaging specialist has a M.D. degree. Additionally, each radiologist spends anywhere from five to seven years after medical school honing his/her skills in imaging and image-guided minimally invasive procedures. All told, a radiologist possess an additional 13 years in graduate/post-graduate education learning his/her craft. To earn Board Certification status by the American Board of Radiology, each applicant must pass 3 comprehensive medical clinical exams as a physician, followed by three written and oral exams only in the field of radiology.