Dr. Shazia Zafar MD of Pembroke Pines, FL is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Shazia Zafar MD was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130408/DC90660) 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. Shazia Zafar MD 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." For more information on this Compassionate Doctor, please visit Dr. Shazia Zafar MD's profile on Vitals.com. Following the publication of Dr. Shazia Zafar MD's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Zafar 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. Shazia Zafar MD, located in Pembroke Pines, FL call 954-883-2500, or visit www.shaziazafarmd.com.. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Zafar and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.