A radiologist is a medical doctor (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) who is trained to specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases through the use of objective diagnostic imaging techniques. This is a medical specialty that is often used to diagnose serious traumatic injuries to the neck, back, joints, and other areas.
What Type of Training does a Radiologist Have?
Radiologists undergo a lengthy educational and training period prior to being certified to practice medicine. Radiologists first graduate from undergraduate school and then attend an accredited medical school. Radiologists then undergo a minimum of four years in postgraduate residency. Radiologists may then spend an additional one to two years in specialized training in a subspecialty.
What Types of Diagnostic Testing are used by Radiologists?
Radiologists use a number of different types of diagnostic tests. These tests include, but are not limited to:
- MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
- CT (Computed Tomography)
- PET (Positron Emission Tomography)
- Nuclear Medicine
What Types of Traumatic Injuries can be Diagnosed by a Radiologist?
Radiologists often make significant diagnoses in relation to traumatic injury cases including car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, work injuries, motorcycle accidents and more:
- Broken Bones (ie. Broken Hand)
- Herniated Discs
- Annular Tear
- Slipped Discs
- Torn Ligaments
What Types of Cases are Radiologists Often Used?
Radiologists are often used in all types of injury cases. These include, but are not limited to:
- Car Accidents
- Truck and Tractor Trailer Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Nursing Home Neglect & Elder Abuse
- Mass Transit Accidents (SEPTA, NJ Transit, and other common carriers)
Am I Entitled to a Financial Recovery?
If you have suffered a traumatic injury as the result of someone else’s carelessness or negligence, then you may entitled to financial compensation. This compensation includes monetary damages for your pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and more. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman have years of experience representing clients and obtaining significant financial settlements and judgments on behalf of clients who have suffered injuries diagnosed by radiologists. You can contact any of the attorneys at our office, including Attorney Carl J. D’Adamo, Esquire and Attorney Samuel Fishman, Esquire for a FREE consultation to discuss your case. We will show you how our experience will help you obtain the financial recovery that you deserve. And we will do it under our No Fee Guarantee. You will not pay a single fee until we recover money for you! Do not let the insurance companies take advantage of you and your family.