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If i was sent for a chest x-ray, would the person doing the xray be able to see the results or just the doc?

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Dr. Joe Golowa
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: The doc reads X-ray

The person taking the film is usually a technologist.
They are trained to take the images but are not trained in image interpretation. Their medical training is limited as well. The radiologist reading the study has at least 5 years of training after medical school in image interpretation.

In brief: The doc reads X-ray

The person taking the film is usually a technologist.
They are trained to take the images but are not trained in image interpretation. Their medical training is limited as well. The radiologist reading the study has at least 5 years of training after medical school in image interpretation.
Dr. Joe Golowa
Dr. Joe Golowa
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: DOC

The pmd can give you basic info. Radiologist may add on to that.

In brief: DOC

The pmd can give you basic info. Radiologist may add on to that.
Dr. Ajay Acharya
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: No

The person or technologist performing the study does not have the training or knowledge to interpret the radioigraph.
This person is trained to perform the imaging of the patient Information from a technologist could be be very misleading.

In brief: No

The person or technologist performing the study does not have the training or knowledge to interpret the radioigraph.
This person is trained to perform the imaging of the patient Information from a technologist could be be very misleading.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: The technologist

and other authorized ancillary personnel may legitimately have access to the radiology report, if that is your question.

In brief: The technologist

and other authorized ancillary personnel may legitimately have access to the radiology report, if that is your question.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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