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Who reads a diagnostic fetal ultrasound? I thought the doctor would be in the room during it.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: MD reads - may scan.
The physician (maternal-fetal medicine specialist or radiologist) will read all the studies that the sonographers capture and may scan personally as needed.

In brief: MD reads - may scan.
The physician (maternal-fetal medicine specialist or radiologist) will read all the studies that the sonographers capture and may scan personally as needed.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Doctor
Reads study. Won't be in the study unless technologist needs help.

In brief: Doctor
Reads study. Won't be in the study unless technologist needs help.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Danae Steele
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: A doctor
A doctor will read your ultrasound, but they may look at the images later to make their report.
In some practices the doctor will come into the room (or even do the exam themselves), but in others, an ultrasonographer will take all of the pictures and the doctor will review them later and send a report to your obstetrician or midwife.

In brief: A doctor
A doctor will read your ultrasound, but they may look at the images later to make their report.
In some practices the doctor will come into the room (or even do the exam themselves), but in others, an ultrasonographer will take all of the pictures and the doctor will review them later and send a report to your obstetrician or midwife.
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Dr. Danae Steele
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