Imaging & Radiology Specialists

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Physicians Who Specialize in Imaging and Radiology

The comprehensive teams of expert imaging and radiology specialists at MemorialCare Imaging Centers located in Orange County and Los Angeles County are devoted to utilizing the most advanced imaging technology to provide fast, accurate diagnostic results.

What does each imaging and radiology specialist do?

  • Radiologist – A physician who is specialized in interpreting images taken within the human body included in order to diagnose disease and abnormalities. Radiologists are well versed in various imaging modalities such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammograms and ultrasound.
  • Neuroradiologist – A subspecialty of radiology, a physician who is specialized in diagnostics central and peripheral nervous system, spine, and head and neck using imaging modalities and scans.
  • Nuclear Radiologist – A subspecialty of radiology, a physician who is specialized in imaging modalities and scans that involve a radioactive tracer such as positron emission tomography (PET), positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT), nuclear studies, and angiographs. 
  • Interventional Cardiologist – A subspecialty of cardiology, a physician who is specialized in minimally invasive, catheter based treatments and procedures such as angioplasty, stenting, catheter ablation, and insertion of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators. 

In addition to imaging and radiologist specialists, other medical professionals may be involved in your imaging exam or treatment, including:

  • CT Scan Technologist – A certified medical professional who is trained in in all facets of computed tomography. CT scan technologists help place you in the correct position in advanced computed tomographic machines to take accurate images inside the human body.
  • MRI Technologist – A certified medical professional who is trained in in all facets of magnetic resonance imaging. MRI technologists help place you in the correct position in advanced magnetic resonance imaging machines to take accurate images inside the human body.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist – A certified medical professional who is trained in in all facets of nuclear medicine imaging. Nuclear medicine technologists inject the isotopes into the human body and take the images for nuclear medicine procedures.
  • Radiology Technologist – A certified medical professional who is trained in in all facets of radiology. Radiology technologists helps place you in the correct position in advanced imaging equipment to take accurate images inside the human body.
  • Ultrasound Technologist – A certified medical professional who is trained in in all facets of ultrasound. Ultrasound technologists use a transducer to emit high-frequency sound waves into the human body to capture high-quality moving images inside the human body.

How to find an imaging and radiology specialist

When seeking care from your primary care physician or specialist you maybe referred to an imaging or radiology center or specialist for specific imaging and radiology diagnostics or treatments. Radiologistsneuroradiologist, nuclear radiologist, interventional cardiologists can be searched in our Find a Doctor physician’s directory.