Dr. Matthew Samra of Browns Mills, NJ is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. BROWNS MILLS, N.J., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Matthew Samra was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130410/DC92353) 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. Matthew Samra 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 Matthew Samra:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Samra is a triple board certified Vascular and Cardiothoracic surgeon who practices out of Deborah Heart and Lung Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center, in Browns Mills and Manahawkin, NJ, respectively. His practice encompasses all aspects of circulation problems, aneurysms, and carotid artery disease. For more information on this Compassionate Doctor, please visit Dr. Matthew Samra's profile on Vitals.com. Following the publication of Dr. Matthew Samra's selection for the Patients' Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Samra 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. Matthew Samra, located in Browns Mills, NJ call 609-261-3915, or visit www.deborah.org. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Samra and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.