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I believe the term is sonologist  - a physician who practices ultrasound.
Technologists who perform ultrasound are sonographers.





On 5/21/10 7:51 AM, "Karen Limone" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> My understanding has always been a sonographer is an MD
> 
> 
> From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of angela
> tsiaknis
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:23 PM
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> Subject: RVT
> 
> Sorry if this has been asked before I must have missed it ...please repeat if
> it has:
> 
>  Why are people with an RVT not considered sonographers...just techs??  If you
> go to a good school and received a Bachelors then went on to pass  the
> registry why are you "just a tech"??  last time I looked RVTs image bodily
> organs.  Thats why people have different creditials to make sure people are
> given proper credit for what they accomplish.
> 
> sonography, ultrasonography
> <http://www.wordreference.com/definition/ultrasonography> , ultrasound
> <http://www.wordreference.com/definition/ultrasound> -
>  using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of
> a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study
> bodily organs
> 
> 
> 
> Angela 
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