Radiologist and Radiography

Radiology is a science which uses medical procedures of imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the body. A variety of techniques such as X-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography, nuclear medicine etc. are used to diagnose and/or treat diseases.

Career Options

  • - - Radiologist - Radiology Technologists/ Radiographer - Radiology Technicians - Ultrasound Technician/ Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - MRI Technician - CT Tech/ CAT Scan Technologist/ CT Scan Technologist

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2 preferably with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Maths (depending upon the norms set by the institute from a recognized board)

Personal Skills

  • - Communication - Compassion - Adaptability - Professionalism

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology - B.Sc. Medical Technology (Radiography) - B.Sc. Radiography - B.Sc. Radiography and Imaging Science - B.Sc. X-Ray Technology - B.Sc. Medical Radiologic Technology - B.Sc. Radiology and Imaging Technology

Top Colleges

  • Armed Forces Medical College Address: Southern Command, Near Race Course, Solapur Road, Wanowrie, Pune, Maharashtra 411040 Phone: 020 2633 4230 Websites:

Working Conditions

Radiology is a 24-hour department. The staff does an amplitude of patient teaching and expertly explains procedures to them. Patients are curious about impending procedures so they often need detailed information and reassurance. Exposure to radiation is a prime risk for the staff. The staff must follow the rules for protecting themselves, their patients and their peers from harmful radiation exposure. All staff members wear dosimeters, a badge which measures radiation levels. A lifetime exposure record is maintained by everyone.

Top Companies

  • Medirays Corporation Address: 1105 - 1106, Lodha Supremus,I Think Techno Campus, Kanjurmarg (East), Mumbai 400042, Maharashtra, India Phone: +91 22 257 791 31 Website:

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