Patients Honor Dr. Shawn Trokhan for Compassion

Jul 15, 2013, 15:55 ET from American Registry

Dr. Shawn Trokhan of Closter, NJ is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews.

CLOSTER, N.J., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Shawn Trokhan 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. Shawn Trokhan 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 Shawn Trokhan: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Shawn Trokhan, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who focuses on general issues: sports injuries, ACL reconstruction, shoulder/knee arthroscopy, trauma surgery, and joint replacement surgery. He studied at Princeton University, Case School of Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Trokhan was also a Division I NCAA All-American multiple times, and qualified for multiple US Nationals as well as the US Olympic Trials, the selection meet for the Olympics. His surgical skill and calm bedside manner have made him Bergen County's newest go-to surgeon.

For more information on this Compassionate Doctor, please visit Dr. Shawn Trokhan's profile on

Following the publication of Dr. Shawn Trokhan's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Trokhan 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. Shawn Trokhan, located in Closter, NJ call 201-767-1908, or visit

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Trokhan 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

Contact Information:
Dr. Shawn Trokhan
Phone: 201-767-1908

Dr. Shawn Trokhan Selected For "Compassionate Doctor Award 2012." Source: American Registry and Patients' Choice on behalf of Dr. Shawn Trokhan

SOURCE American Registry