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Certified Radiation Expert

The X-ray Program provides certification to individuals who meet the qualifications to become an Ohio-certified radiation expert in the following categories:

  • Therapeutic;
  • Diagnostic, other than mammography; and
  • Mammography.

According to rule, all hospitals are required to have a certified radiation expert specific to the radiological service provider.

A certified radiation expert as designated by each hospital registrant is responsible for the following:

  • developing and providing oversight and maintenance of quality assurance programs for hospital registrants;
  • performing quarterly reviews of the quality assurance program and submitting the reviews to the hospital quality assurance committee; and
  • performing annual audit reports of the quality assurance program on a form provided by the Ohio Department of Health; submitting the audit reports to the hospital quality assurance committee within thirty days of completing the audit; and filing the audit reports to the director of Health within ninety days of the audit.

Application Fees (Effective 12/1/2003)
Certified radiation application fees are one hundred dollars ($100) for each certification category.

Mailing Address:
Ohio Department of Health
Certified Radiation Expert
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 644-2727
Fax: (614) 466-0381


Last Reviewed: 5/16/18