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Modesto Sanchez-torres, MD

Radiologist

Dr. Modesto Sanchez-torres is a radiologist practicing in North Miami Beach, FL. Dr. Sanchez-torres specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging techniques such as X-Rays, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography exams. These techniques offer accurate visibility to the inside of the patients body and help to detect otherwise hidden illnesses so that they can be treated quickly and efficiently.
Modesto Sanchez-torres, MD
  • North Miami Beach, FL
  • Accepting new patients

Why should I have my son go to a pediatric radiologist?

A diagnostic radiologist completes a five-year residency training program. A pediatric radiologist, after his or her residency is complete, does an additional fellowship in pediatric READ MORE
A diagnostic radiologist completes a five-year residency training program. A pediatric radiologist, after his or her residency is complete, does an additional fellowship in pediatric radiology. These radiologists are specialized in pediatric disorders, which are quite different than diseases in adults. Remember, children are not little adults. In view of this, I would have my child reviewed by a pediatric radiologist with a certificate of added qualification, which is an exam they need to pass after the fellowship.

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Should a radiologist inform the patient about the test results?

The radiologist should not convey his findings to a patient. This is not because of secrecy or not to be helpful. Instead, it is for the welfare of the patient. The imaging findings READ MORE
The radiologist should not convey his findings to a patient. This is not because of secrecy or not to be helpful. Instead, it is for the welfare of the patient. The imaging findings are a part of a patient work-up. The clinician needs to interpret these findings in view of his physical exam, clinical history, and other ancillary test results to arrive at a proper diagnosis.

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Dr. Modesto Sanchez-Torres