LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Nisha Bunke Paquette, MD, FACPh. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/DC49205) 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. Nisha Bunke Paquette, MD, FACPh 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 Nisha Bunke Paquette, MD, FACPh:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Bunke-Paquette specializes in highly advanced and minimally invasive out-patient procedures for treating a wide spectrum of venous conditions. Dr. Bunke-Paquette has dedicated her practice exclusively to the management of venous and lymphatic disorders since 2008. Dr. Bunke-Paquette is currently appointed as the Director of La Jolla Vein Care, Volunteer Clinical Instructor of Surgery at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, member of the Scripps Ximed Medical Group and dedicates fifteen hours per week treating veteran's at the VAMC vein clinic in La Jolla. For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Nisha Bunke Paquette, MD, FACPh's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Nisha Bunke Paquette, MD, FACPh's selection for the Patient's Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Bunke 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. Nisha Bunke Paquette, MD, FACPh, located in La Jolla, CA, please call 858-550-0330, or visit www.lajollaveincare.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Bunke and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.