Patients Honor Dr. Richie Lin for Compassion

Dr. Richie Lin of Short Hills, NJ is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews.

May 17, 2013, 15:40 ET from American Registry

SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Richie Lin was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification.


Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals, UCompareHealthCare, and Patients' Choice to provide feedback about experiences with their physicians.

Only those physicians with near perfect overall and bedside manner scores, as voted by their patients, are selected for the Compassionate Doctor recognition. Of the nation's 870,000 active physicians, only 3% were accorded this honor in 2012.

The Compassionate Doctor certification is part of the Patients' Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors.

Dr. Richie Lin commented on the recognition: "This is quite an honor for me. I am very pleased to have been selected and grateful to my patients who went out of their way to rate me and give me positive reviews."

About Richie Lin: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Dr. Richie L. Lin, MD, is a board certified dermatologist practicing in Northern New Jersey. Raised in Millburn, NJ and a graduate of Millburn High School, Dr. Lin went on to earn his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University with a BA in music literature. He then returned to New Jersey and earned his MD from UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, during which time he was elected to the prestigious AOA medical honor society. Dr. Lin completed his dermatology residency in San Francisco and New York City. Dr. Lin sees patients in Short Hills, NJ and is faculty member of Columbia University.

For more information on this Compassionate Doctor, please visit Dr. Richie Lin's profile on

Following the publication of Dr. Richie Lin's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Lin 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. Richie Lin, located in Short Hills, NJ call 973-232-6245, or visit

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Lin 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 Compassionate Doctor certification is the honor role of physicians who have received the highest overall and bedside manner 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

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SOURCE American Registry