Newswise — Baltimore, MD - Ali Tabrizchi, D.O., FACC, FSCAI, FACOI, a clinical interventional cardiologist at the LifeBridge Health Cardiovascular Institute, has been recognized as one of Vitals 2013 Most Compassionate Doctors. This is the third time in three years that Dr. Tabrizchi has been acknowledged for his exemplary care with exceptional patient reviews.
Individuals across the United States choose the recipients of this award every year by providing feedback online about their personal experiences. Millions take part, and only three percent of the 870,000 practicing doctors across the country were acknowledged in 2013.
Among the criteria used to evaluate physicians are bedside manner, one-on-one doctor/patient time, ease of setting appointments and follow up care. Patients also rate their overall satisfaction. These scores and other quality measures, such as peer evaluations and board certifications, are used in the selection process.
Tabrizchi is an expert in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, cardiac arrhythmia and cardiomyopathy. His special interests include treating acute coronary syndrome, unstable angina, heart blockages and high blood pressure.
He is also quadruple board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, the American Board of Nuclear Cardiology and the American Board of Interventional Cardiology.
On Vitals.com, one of his patients wrote, “Dr. Ali Tabrizchi is Exceptional in his diagnosis & procedures performed! I Trust his knowledge 100%. He is Very Caring & Compassionate...he literally saved my husband’s life...I cannot praise this young doctor enough. He is truly Fantastic!!”
Vitals.com, which coordinates the Most Compassionate Doctor awards, is a medical ratings service. It has more than one million physician, dentist and health center profiles on its website and more than three million assessments and reviews.
LifeBridge Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health services in Maryland. It includes Sinai Hospital, Northwest Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Courtland Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and related subsidiaries and affiliates. For more information, visit www.lifebridgehealth.org.