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Hi, I just wanted to know if the future of Radiology M.Ds are going to be affected by the inflow of Radiologist Assistant.

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nev said:
Hi, I just wanted to know if the future of Radiology M.Ds are going to be affected by the inflow of Radiologist Assistant.
Nev

YES. They will be affected.

It can only help. They are already a god send in interventional radiology. They do the simple, lower reimbursing procedures like line placements or G-tubes, leaving the more complicated, interesting cases to the interventional radiologists.

They do not/will not read films on their own with out MD supervision.