DU BOIS, Pa., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Sandeep Bansal. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121207/DC26154) 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. Sandeep Bansal 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 Sandeep Bansal:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Sandeep Bansal is board certified in Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine. He has an extensive experience in intensive care services and minimally invasive pulmonary procedures. Dr. Bansal is known for his excellent bedside manners, professional honesty and compassionate attitude towards his patients. He is an early adopter of novel technologies like Bronchial Thermoplasty, Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasound. He is involved in development of a comprehensive lung care model to advance the pulmonary services in west central Pennsylvania. For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Sandeep Bansal's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Sandeep Bansal's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Bansal 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. Sandeep Bansal, located in Du Bois, PA, please call 8143755305, or visit www.drmc.org. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Bansal and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.