MELBOURNE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Raymond DeLorenzi. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/DC52044) 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. Raymond DeLorenzi 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 Raymond DeLorenzi:a short profile by and about the honoree: Raymond J DeLorenzi, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He formerly served on the faculty of University of Miami and Indiana University's School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as an Assistant Professor. His broad based training and experience as well as his personal and compassionate attentiveness to his patients all create an environment for optimal musculoskeletal health care. For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Raymond DeLorenzi's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Raymond DeLorenzi's selection for the Patient's Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. DeLorenzi 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. Raymond DeLorenzi, located in Melbourne, FL, please call (321) 622-8622, or visit www.docdelorenzi.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. DeLorenzi and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.