Dr. Marilyn Vache of Austin, TX is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. AUSTIN, Texas, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Marilyn Vache was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130405/DC89576) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals, UCompareHealthCare, and Patients' Choice to provide feedback about experiences with their physicians. Only those physicians with near perfect overall and bedside manner scores, as voted by their patients, are selected for the Compassionate Doctor recognition. Of the nation's 870,000 active physicians, only 3% were accorded this honor in 2012. The Compassionate Doctor certification is part of the Patients' Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors. Dr. Marilyn Vache commented on the recognition: "This is quite an honor for me. I am very pleased to have been selected and grateful to my patients who went out of their way to rate me and give me positive reviews." About Marilyn Vache:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Vache is a licensed psychiatrist with over 25 years of noted experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety and substance abuse. She has served the Austin community for over 10 years and is often called upon by medical colleagues to consult with patients that have tough-to-treat depression, anxiety, substance abuse and other mental health disorders. She currently serves as the Medical Director for the Austin TMS Therapy Clinic for Depression. (TMS -- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation -- is a proven non-medication treatment for depression and other mental health disorders.). For more information on this Compassionate Doctor, please visit Dr. Marilyn Vache's profile on Vitals.com. Following the publication of Dr. Marilyn Vache's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Vache 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. Marilyn Vache, located in Austin, TX call 512-458-1000, or visit http://www.austintmsclinic.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Vache and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.