CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Maria Kraszynska. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/DC52830 ) 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. Maria Kraszynska 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 Maria Kraszynska:a short profile by and about the honoree: Departing from "mainstream medicine", becoming a leader of integrative, regenerative and natural medicine, Maria Kraszynska M.D. gained international recognition for her work in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, chronic disease treatment, as well as metabolic and immunological imbalances where she developed revolutionary treatment protocols resulting in significant reduction of disease expression. Dr. Kraszynska is recognized as one of the most influential health advocates and praised for her contributions to the advancement of medicine. www.HealthByDrK.com Twitter.com/DrKraszynskaMD For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Maria Kraszynska's profile on PatientsChoice.org. Following the publication of Maria Kraszynska's selection for the Patient's Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Kraszynska 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. Maria Kraszynska, located in Chicago, IL, please call 847-253-0557, or visit www.MyBioidenticalHormones.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Kraszynska and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.