Please join us in congratulating Dr. Lata Kumaraswamy for being selected for the 2012 Compassionate Doctor Award!

From Patient’s Choice:

Congratulations! You have been selected for the 2012 Compassionate Doctor Award

March 18th 2013

Dear Dr. Kumaraswamy:

Congratulations! You have been recognized as one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors.

Treating patients – not just the disease – is what you excel at, and your patients appreciate the kindness you have dispensed along with your medical care.

Every month, more than 200,000 patients across the U.S. provide online feedback about their doctor experiences. They rate various components of the care they receive, such as bedside manner, doctor-patient face time, follow-up care, ease of appointment setting and courtesy of office staff. They also share their overall opinions.

While physicians generally receive positive feedback from their patients, only a select few receive praise about the compassion that accompanied their care.

In fact, of the nation’s 870,000 active doctors, only 3 percent were accorded this honor by their patients in 2012.

The Compassionate Doctor certification is part of the Patients’ Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for for their favorite doctors. You are now among those physicians so highly regarded that your patients feel the need to talk to others about the positive influence of your work.

An icon denoting your distinction as a 2012 Compassionate Doctor will be prominently displayed in your profile on a broad collection of websites, including Patients’ Choice, Vitals, Google, a variety of managed care sites and top health insurance sites. More than 500,000 people view these websites on a daily basis.

Congratulations on this outstanding distinction.

Erika Boyer
Vice President, Consumer Research