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Dr. Carlin Ridpath

Diagnostic Radiology
Springfield, MO
29 years experience female

Locations

Office

Springfield, MO

Address

Springfield, MO, United States
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My office hours

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

I am a board certified Radiologist who is comfortable interpreting plain films, ultrasound, ct's, mri and nuclear medicine studies.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Diagnostic Radiology

Neuroradiology

Radiology

Licenses

United States: Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, Virginia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Radiation protection: Good for you in taking a proactive approach to your health. Unfortunately, radiation is cumulative, meaning every x-ray and CT you have adds up over t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
No change is good: What is your age? Was the last mammogram available for comparison a year ago? Overall, stability and no change is very good. However, did the Radiolog... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Mass vs benign: What body part was imaged? Was it the spine or a long bone, such as the femur or humerus? Could be a mass or benign entity, such as spinal hemangioma ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Stress, headache: The symptom you describe of throbbing my be related to stress or possibly a tension headache. The good news is that your MRI was normal. That means yo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Follicles: The size difference between the two ovaries probably means you have more follicles on your right ovary compared to your left. Was any mention of folli... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Risk is decreased: The fact the fetal pole has a heartbeat is very good and encouraging. However, the risk of miscarriage is still present until 12-13 weeks. That is wh... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Cyst=benign: A peripelvic cyst is fortunately a benign finding. A peripelvis cyst is a simple cyst next to the part of the kidney which collects urine. No further... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
No side effect: Hi there, Fortunately there are no side effects to an MRI. THere is no radiation or other possible health side effect. I will tell you the machine is ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Blockage vs infxn: A swollen kidney may be due to either a distal blockage or infection of the kidney or any part of the urinary tract system. Was there any mention in ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlin Ridpath
Diagnostic Radiology 29 years experience
Typically 2 views: Great question. Typically, at least two x-rays are taken of each breast. Never less than two x-rays. However, sometimes the technologist must take mo... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL

Awards

acr alternate councilor
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Affiliations

american college radiology
american society emergency radiology
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