A Diagnostic Radiologist who is proficient in all forms of diagnostic imaging as it pertains to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the newborn, infant, child and adolescent. This specialist has knowledge of both imaging and interventional procedures related to the care and management of diseases of children. A Pediatric Radiologist must be highly knowledgeable of all organ systems as they relate to growth and development, congenital malformations, diseases peculiar to infants and children, and diseases that begin in childhood but cause substantial residual impairment in adulthood.
A Radiologist is a physician who utilizes imaging methodologies to diagnose and manage patients and provide therapeutic options. Physicians practicing in the field of Radiology specialize in Diagnostic Radiology or Radiation Oncology. The discipline also includes Radiologic Physics. The board issues specific certificates within each discipline.