Vancouver Plastic Surgeon Earns Patients’ Choice Award
–Southwest Medical Group’s Dr. Allen Gabriel among just 5 percent of physicians accorded honor in 2011–
Southwest Medical Group Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Allen Gabriel, has been ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews submitted through a web-based provider rating service called vitals.com (http://www.vitals.com). Vitals.com grants its annual Patient Choice Awards to physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by their patients. Out of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, only 5 percent received the honor in 2011.
Dr. Allen Gabriel is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in body contouring (including tummy tucks and liposuction), breast augmentation and reconstruction. He is very involved with PeaceHealth Southwest’s Kearney Breast Center and works closely with cancer surgeons to ensure the best in breast reconstruction services.
A member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons®, Dr. Gabriel has the extensive training and education that make him an excellent choice for Portland area patients. Dr. Gabriel is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon's name mean that the surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College.
Vital.com also includes Dr. Gabriel among its list of America's Leading Experts, which recognizes the top 15% of physicians who are proficient publishers on a specific disease, disorder or medical condition. Dr. Gabriel’s recognition highlights his research proficiency in Plastic Surgery. Patients’ Choice – Patients’ Choice recognizes doctors who make a difference in the lives of their patients. This honor is given to those physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by their patients.
"I’m pleased and grateful to see that my patients have taken the time to rate the quality of care and service they have received from our practice. It is important information for us to track, so we know we’re meeting our quality and service goals and providing an extraordinary experience for all our patients,” stated Allen Gabriel, MD.
For more information on this Patients' Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Allen Gabriel's profile on PatientsChoice.org. For more information on Dr. Allen Gabriel, located in Vancouver, WA please visit www.swplasticsurg.com or call 360-514-1010.
Southwest Medical Group
Southwest Medical Group is affiliated with PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, the region’s health care leader and steward for nearly 150 years. PeaceHealth Southwest is a community-focused, not-for-profit, 450-bed, medical institution located in Vancouver, Washington, Repeatedly recognized nationally as a 100 Top Hospital, PeaceHealth Southwest provides a full range of outpatient and inpatient diagnostic, medical, and surgical services to Clark County residents. PeaceHealth Southwest is also one of Clark County’s largest employers. Southwest’s 3,400 employees and active medical staff members support highly specialized medical services such as cancer, heart, emergency, trauma, family birth and primary care.
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