Which doctor should be consulted to get a mammography done?

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Posted on Fri, 7 Nov 2014 in Lump
Question: I am not sure if I can ask for my wife.
She is covered under insurance policy.

My question is : She wants to get a mammograph to be done. Which doctor should I consult before and after test?
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Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
A general surgeon

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

To get a prescription for mammography, you will need to consult a general surgeon. After the mammography is done and reported by radiologist, you will need to take the report to the surgeon again.

Hope it helps.

Dr Vaishalee
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