Seventh Annual Vitals Patients. Choice Award Recognizes Dr. Carlos Ayala for Outstanding Care Based on Patient Feedback
Mcallen, TX — July 24, 2015 — Vitals, a leader in providing online transparency tools and data that help consumers find top doctors and make informed decisions about their medical care, is pleased to announce that Dr. Carlos Ayala has been honored with the prestigious 2014 Vitals Patients. Choice Award. The Award, now in its seventh year, is a widely recognized distinction bestowed on doctors by the people they care for — their patients.
Each year, Vitals receives millions of patient-reported ratings on various components of their doctor’s care, including accuracy of their diagnosis, the amount of time they spent with the doctor, and the doctor’s bedside manner and follow-up care.
Vitals Patients. Choice Award winners must receive an overall rating of at least 3.5 or higher (out of 4.0). Winning doctors must also have a medical license in good standing with no sanctions. Of the nation’s 1 million active physicians and dentists, just 5 percent qualified for this honor in 2014.
Dr. Carlos Ayala commented on the recognition:
About Carlos Ayala: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Dr. Carlos Ayala served over 26 yrs active duty in the U.S. military and recently retired from the United States Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel. A veteran of the war in Afghanistan and supporter of our nation’s veterans. Dr Ayala specializes in Rhinoplasty, Revision Rhinoplasty, Balloon Sinuplasty, Blepharoplasty, Otoplasty, Facial Plastic Surgery, and Allergy. Dr Ayala is Double Board Certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons His office is located at 800 E Dove Ave Suite F & G Mcallen, Tx 78504
“Doctors recognized with a Vitals Patients. Choice award are committed to the patient experience,” said Mitch Rothschild, CEO of Vitals. “We commend these doctors for bringing both compassion and expertise to the practice of medicine.”
Following the publication of Dr. Carlos Ayala‘s selection for the Vitals Patient’s Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Carlos Ayala to The Registyr™ of Business Excellence. An exclusive recognition plaque has been designed to commemorate the honor. The doctor’s custom wall plaque is shown here.
To learn more about the doctor and see the award, please visit Dr. Carlos Ayala‘s profile on Vitals.com.
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