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Is a physician required to be present while performing an echocardiogram?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

No, just an echo tech.

In brief: No

No, just an echo tech.
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Routinely, a technician does the test and the physician interprets it later unless it is a transesophageal electrocardiogram.
In that case, the physician would be present.

In brief: No

Routinely, a technician does the test and the physician interprets it later unless it is a transesophageal electrocardiogram.
In that case, the physician would be present.
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
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