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Dean Gain, MD

Sonography is wonderful, but so is radiography. Many excellent sonographers were trained first as Radiologic Technologists. That is because they had to learn about anatomy and medical terminology for both. A certified licensed radiological technologist is a professional who can take images by X-ray, computed tomography, etc. A sonographer starting out as an R.T. has the advantage of already knowing a lot about obtaining diagnostic imaging of patients as well as already having personal experience working with patients. Both are a plus when embarking on learning ultrasound to examine the body.

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Answered 9 years ago

Dean Gain, MD