June 14, 2013
/PR Newswire-USNewswire/ -- Only a small percentage of the nation's physicians are ever honored with a Patients' Choice Award. But Glendale Obstetrics & Gynecology Dr.
belongs to an even more selective group of doctors who are being honored this year as five-time Patients' Choice honorees, marking the award's fifth anniversary.
Of the nearly 900,000 active doctors and dentists in the U.S., just five percent earned the consistently high patient ratings on
, and other sites in 2012 needed to qualify for the Patients' Choice Award. Even fewer U.S. doctors - only one percent - earned Dr.
achievement: award-worthy patient praise for five consecutive years (2008 through 2012).
Each year, millions of patients rate their doctors on various critical aspects of their care, including: diagnosis accuracy, time spent with the doctor, bedside manner, and follow-up. Vitals analyzes these ratings annually, along with other quality measures, to identify Patients. Choice Award winners.
commented on the recognition: "I'm grateful that so many patients have gone out of their way throughout the past five years to rate my care - and rate it so highly! It's wonderful to be recognized in this particular way. Thank you."
a short profile by and about the honoree:
Dr Bass graduated with a medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the
University of Southern California
. He completed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center in
and has been practicing in the
area since 1998. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons. Visit Dr Bass at his office at 6370 W Union Hills Dr, 623-414-3500 or on his website
For more information on this Patients' Choice Award Five Year Honoree, please visit
Dr. Damian Bass's profile on Vitals.com
A plaque has been designed to recognize the Patients. Choice Award Five Year Honorees, including Glendale Obstetrics & Gynecology Dr.
. The doctor's award plaque is
For more information on Dr.
, call 623-414-3500, or visit
About the Vitals Patients' Choice Award
Now in its fifth consecutive year, Vitals' Patients. Choice Award is presented to every doctor in the US that maintains a 3.5 or higher aggregate rating for an entire calendar year. Visitors to
use the same four-star rating system to make informed, confident choices about their healthcare every day. Patients' Choice is just one award in a suite of annual honors for the medical community bestowed by Vitals' users, including Compassionate Doctor and specialty-specific Top 10 Doctor awards.
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