Medical Technologist

Medical Technologists are also called Medical Laboratory Scientists, and Clinical Laboratory Scientists. They are health experts who examines and testifies our body tissues and fluids. It is their responsibility to operate and maintain complex analyzers that are used in labs with full dedication and accuracy.

Career Options

  • - - Lab Technician - Laboratory Technologist - Supervisor - Lab Assistant - Lecturer - Instructor/Tutor - Lab analyst

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2 with Science stream

Personal Skills

  • - Good knowledge of biology and chemistry - Expertize in microbiological analysis - Good Interpreting ability - Practical ability to manage lab equipment

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Sc. in Medical Technology - Clinical Chemistry Course - Degree in Medical Microbiology - Specimen Processor - Clinical Analyst - M.Sc. X-Ray Technology - M.Sc. in ECG and CVT

Top Colleges

  • ITM Institute of Health Sciences Address: New Panvel Flyover, Plot No. 11, Near Ayappa Temple, Sector 12, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra Phone: 02264506859 Website:

Working Conditions

Medical technologists are much trained professionals who usually work in hospitals and independent labs. They have to handle sophisticated procedures and equipment. They have to remain open towards handling all kind of patients’ specially, disabled patients. They need to be extra careful while handling infectious samples of blood and tissues. The working hours are flexible as per requirement.

Top Companies

  • Siemens Limited Address:Birla Aurora Level 21 Plot No. 1080,  Dr. Annie Besant Road Worli Mumbai 400030 Phone: +9102239677000 Website:

Successful Persons

Frank Galliard

Frank Galliard is an Australian radiologist who is also the founder, CEO and editor of online information sharing website, Radiopaedia. It is a non-profit, international collaboration of the largest collection of free radiology based educational information. Dr. Galliard started this website as a medical Wikipedia where people from around the world can share their expertise with other physicians.

Sumer Sethi

Sumer Sethi is the pioneer of online medical blogging. He started his blog, Sumer’s Radiology Blog which was the first and now the most visited radiology blog in the world. Dr. Sumer is the person for coining the subsequent term ‘Radblogging' and his site consists of vast collection of case studies, health care updates and radiology news.