NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Leonard Farber. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130118/DC44917) 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. Leonard Farber 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 Leonard Farber:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Leonard Farber is a board certified radiation oncologist who founded the Farber Center for Radiation Oncology with the goal of providing unparalleled, innovative care while catering to patients real lives both at the center and beyond. The first and only freestanding radiation facility of its kind in Manhattan, the Farber Center represents a warm alternative to the sterile and often daunting hospital environment without compromising quality of medical care and they accept most insurance plans. For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Leonard Farber's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Leonard Farber's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Farber 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. Leonard Farber, located in New York, NY, please call 212-300-0663, or visit www.thefarbercenter.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Farber and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.