MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Lawrence Markovitz.
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. Lawrence Markovitz 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 Lawrence Markovitz: a short profile by and about the honoree:
An experienced thoracic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Markovitz, applies his knowledge of the circulatory system to treat people suffering with vein disorders. Dr. Lawrence Markovitz, who was named a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine in 2008, currently serves patients with varicose veins and other vein diseases at Virginia Vein Care, in McLean, and Purcellville, Virginia. Dr. Markovitz has an impressive history in thoracic surgery that spans more than 25 years, and has pioneered innovations in heart surgery by introducing less invasive techniques
For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Lawrence Markovitz's profile on Vitals.com.
Following the publication of Lawrence Markovitz's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Markovitz 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. Lawrence Markovitz, located in McLean, VA, please call 703-506-8346, or visit virginiaveincare.com.
This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Markovitz 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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