A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.
The area of Travelers Rest, SC has a population of approximately 20,914 people. There is 1 radiologist near Travelers Rest, which gives it a ratio of 1 radiologist per 20,914 residents or a ratio of 1 radiologist per 7,469 households. There are 7,469 households in Travelers Rest.