WALNUT CREEK, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Ruben Kalra.
In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2013.
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. Ruben Kalra 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 Ruben Kalra: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Dr. Ruben Kalra provides integrative and empathetic care to patients in pain. Born and raised in California and trained at Harvard in anesthesiology and pain management, Dr. Kalra is both affable and approachable. He completed an anesthesia and critical care residency at Harvard's Brigham and Women's hospital followed by a pain management fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Kalra maintains double board certifications in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is the Chairman of the Cross-Campus Pain Management Team for the John Muir Pleasant Office & Concord Hospitals.
For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Ruben Kalra's profile on Vitals.com.
Following the publication of Ruben Kalra's selection for the Patient's Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Kalra 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. Ruben Kalra, located in Walnut Creek, CA, please call 617-732-8218, or visit painmedicineconsultants.com.
This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Kalra 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.
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