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Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Radiologists must be licensed to practice medicine in the state in which they practice. To qualify for the licensing exam, radiologists must have graduated from an accredited medical school and complete residency training in their specialty. Medical doctors must pass the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination to receive the M.D. designation; doctors of osteopathy must pass the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examinations for the D.O. designation. Contact your state's medical board for details on licensing requirements.

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