When it comes to radiology, there is more than meets the eye. While there are general fields of radiology, there are also a number of specific subspecialties a radiologist can choose to specialize in after their regular schooling to become a radiologist. To specialize in one of these subspecialties, a radiologist must undergo additional training. Below, we discuss the different subspecialties of radiology and what a subspecialized radiologist does.
Today we’re sharing a little bit more about Dr. T. Eric Drasin, an incredibly talented Interventional Radiologist who is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, with certifications of added qualification in Vascular Radiology and Interventional Radiology. We sat down and asked him a couple of questions about life as a radiologist, his professional accomplishments, and what he loves doing when he’s not in the office. Here are his responses!
It’s no secret that we love our radiologists here at Bay Imaging Consultants and we don’t need special holidays to thank them. Let’s face it, we are just not above taking the time to gush about how amazing our bright, caring, and talented board-certified radiologists are on a daily basis. But just in case you needed a few more reasons for why we think our BICARD radiologists are the best, we’ve highlighted four of our favorite below!
Chances are you haven’t heard of interventional radiology unless you’ve needed it, but this specialization allows radiologist to diagnose and treat a wide range of ailments using a myriad of different procedures aided by imaging procedures. Below, we’ll talk about what interventional radiology is, the most common procedures, and its benefits to the patient.
Interventional radiology is a subspecialty of radiology, which utilizes imaging tests as seeing-guides to facilitate minimally-invasive procedures, such as an angiogram. What Is An Angiogram? Well, An angiogram is a type of interventional radiology procedure that uses X-ray technology to guide a small tube called a catheter through the patient’s major arteries.