FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Sari Fien, MD. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/DC52052) 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. Sari Fien, MD 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 Sari Fien, MD:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Fien earned her doctorate from the University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Fien has performed extensive clinical research on the use of photodynamic therapy for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer. She has co-authored a review article on the topic as well as a chapter in the book Dermatology and Lasers. Dr. Fien is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Academy of Dermatology. For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Sari Fien, MD's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Sari Fien, MD's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Fien 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. Sari Fien, MD, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, please call 954-491-0510, or visit www.skincenter.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Fien and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.