FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Barry Galitzer, MD.
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. Barry Galitzer, MD 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 Barry Galitzer, MD: a short profile by and about the honoree: Board certified in dermatology, Barry I. Galitzer, MD leads Skin Center's medical dermatology team. Dr. Galitzer graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine with research distinction in dermatology and served his residency at both New York Medical College and Cornell University Medical College. He is licensed to practice dermatology in both New York and Florida and has 13 years of experience in medical dermatology and the surgical treatment of skin cancer. For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Barry Galitzer, MD's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Barry Galitzer, MD 's selection for the Patient's Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Galitzer 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. Barry Galitzer, MD , located in Fort Lauderdale , FL , please call 954-491-0510, or visit www.skincenter.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Galitzer and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.