Dr. Robert Ledley — Inventor of the CT Scan
ZPR mourns the passing of Dr. Robert Ledley, the inventor of the first Computed Tomography (CT) scanner that was capable of imaging any part of the body. He passed away on Tuesday, July 24th, at the…
ZPR and You: The Patient Portal
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology is always looking for new ways to improve service for our patients. One recent, and exceptionally useful, improvement was the launch earlier this year of our Patient Portal. The Patient Portal gives YOU…
In previous blog posts, we’ve already established that radiologists are highly trained physicians, and we’ve looked at some of the things that radiologists do. In this week’s post, we will look at some radiology specialties….
What does a radiologist do?
Now that we’ve established that radiologists are highly trained physicians, it’s time to address the question of what radiologists do. Because they operate more “behind the scenes,” patients are sometimes confused about the role of…
Proposed NY Legislation Regarding Mammograms
A new bill has been approved by the New York legislature which would require women to be notified in mammography reports if they have dense breast tissue, a common condition that makes it harder to…
Is a radiologist a “real” doctor?
Is a radiologist actually a doctor? You’d be surprised how often this question gets asked. The answer is a resounding YES! Radiologists are trained physicians, the same as cardiologists, pediatricians, urologists, and other doctors. What…
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