KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. David Reath.
In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent consistently received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2012.
Millions of patients go online each year to rate their doctors on various components of care, including accuracy of their diagnosis, the amount of time they spent with the doctor, and the doctor's bedside manner and follow-up care. Patients' Choice reviews these rankings and other quality measures to compile its yearly list of award winners.
Dr. David Reath commented on the recognition: "I'm so honored to receive an award that's based on how my patients view the quality of care I provide. I strive each day to exceed my patients' expectations, and I'm grateful that they've recognized my efforts."
About David Reath: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Dr. Reath is Board-certified plastic surgeon who is renowned both for his surgical skills and his personal approach with patients. He serves as the Chairman of the Public Education Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the foremost authority on plastic surgery. He is passionate about educating the public on the importance of Board-certification. He is a frequent blogger and also speaks on the use of social media for physicians. Recently featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Dr. Reath has been in practice in Knoxville, Tennessee for over 25 years.
For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. David Reath's profile on PatientsChoice.org.
Following the publication of David Reath's selection for the Patient's Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Reath to The Registry™ of Business Excellence. An exclusive recognition plaque has been designed to commemorate the honor. The doctor's custom wall plaque is shown here.
For more information on Dr. David Reath, located in Knoxville, TN, please call 865-450-9253, or visit www.dbreath.com.
This press release was written by American Registry, LLC, with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Reath and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.
Patients' Choice provides in-depth information on doctors in your area who have been recognized and awarded for outstanding patient care and expertise. The Patients' Choice Award is the honor roll of physicians who have received the highest ratings by their patients.
American Registry, LLC, recognizes excellence in top businesses and professionals. The Registry™ includes over 2 million significant business and professional recognitions. For more information, search The Registry at http://www.americanregistry.com.
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