In 2013, Dr. Sameer Jejurikar, a Dallas-based plastic surgeon, was so well-liked by his patients that he was awarded with the 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification.
4 years before, only a very select group of physicians like Dr. Jejurikar, who rank high in overall and bedside manner scores, were able get the Compassionate Doctor recognition. Only 3% of about 900,000 active physicians were able to get this reward.
In 2013, Dr. Jejuikar said that it was an honor for him for get recognized for his patient care. He was very pleased to be selected and was thankful to his patients who seemed to go out of their way to rate him with good, positive reviews.
In 2013, Dr. Jejurikar was given a special award from his patients. The American Registry felt that they had to give him the additional honor of The Registry of Business Excellence. This honor comes with a plaque and probably hung proudly in Dr. Jejurikar’s office in 2017.