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Dr. Summit Shah of Dublin, OH is Honored as a Compassionate Doctor

July 17, 2012

After tallying hundreds of thousands of patient reviews, Dr. Summit Shah of Dublin, OH has been identified as one of our nation’s Most Compassionate Doctors.

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Patients’ Choice has announced that Dr. Summit Shah has been named a Compassionate Doctor honoree for 2011.

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In 2011, nearly 100 million patients across the United States used websites including Vitals.com, PatientsChoice.org, and UCompareHealthCare.com to provide feedback about experiences with their physicians, rating them on various aspects of the care they provide.

The Patients’ Choice annual Compassionate Doctor recognition program honors the top 3% of U.S. physicians, including Dr. Shah, whose patients have gone out of their way to give them the highest possible ratings in the category of bedside manner, while also ranking them very highly in five other categories.

The basis of this award – a doctor’s bedside manner score – is particularly important, because it conveys the level of comfort a patient feels. Medical research has shown that the more comfortable a patient is with his doctor, the more likely he is to disclose all important health information and follow a prescribed treatment plan, thus leading to a better outcome.

“While many physicians receive positive feedback from patients, relatively few receive such high praise about the compassion that accompanies their care,” said Erika Boyer, Vice President of Consumer Research at Patients’ Choice. “We congratulate Dr. Shah on this achievement.”

About Dr. Summit Shah: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Summit Shah, M.D. is an allergist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Riverside Hospital and leads the Central Ohio market in treating allergies and asthma. Dr. Summit Shah graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and is board certified by the ABIM. Dr. Shah offers cutting-edge treatments such as ‘rush immunotherapy’, which is a 1-day treatment for allergy and asthma. He has been invited to present his research at international conferences and has a keen interest in food allergies and hayfever.

For more information on Dr. Summit Shah you may visit Dr. Shah’s profile on PatientsChoice.org, or call the doctor’s office directly at 614-328-9927, or visit the doctor’s own website at www.premierallergyohio.com.

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC, with approval by and/or contributions from Dr. Shah, and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM.

Patients’ Choice provides in depth information on doctors in your area who have been recognized and awarded for outstanding patient care and expertise. The Compassionate Doctor recognition is the honor roll of physicians who have received the highest bedside manner and overall ratings by their patients.

American Registry, LLC, recognizes excellence in top businesses and professionals. The Registry(TM) includes over 2 million significant business and professional recognitions. For more information, search The Registry at http://www.americanregistry.com. An exclusive recognition plaque designed to commemorate the doctor’s honor is shown here.

Contact Information:
Dr. Summit Shah
Phone: 614-328-9927
Email Address: info@premierallergyohio.com

SOURCE American Registry

Source: PR Newswire