BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2013
Three Summit Medical Group physicians have earned awards from MDx Medical, Inc.: Lloyd A. Alterman, M.D., FACP; Lisa M. Coohill, M.D. and Jed Kwartler, M.D.
These Summit Medical Group physicians were lauded by their patients for their bedside manner, amount of time spent with them during medical visits, courtesy of their office staff, appropriate post-visit follow-up, and their overall opinion of them as physicians. Only five percent of the nation's physicians have been nominated by their patients for the MDx honor. Letters notifying the physicians of this honor were received in late March 2013.
Internist, Lloyd A. Alterman, M.D., FACP, has earned a 2012 MDx Medical, Inc., Compassionate Doctor Award. In addition to this recognition by his patients, he is listed in Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area" and Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors." Dr. Alterman is a member of Summit Medical Group’s Board of Directors. He is an American Society of Hypertension-certified hypertension specialist and is board-certified in internal medicine.
Lisa M. Coohill, M.D., board-certified neurologist, has earned a 2012 MDx Medical, Inc., Compassionate Doctor Award. Dr. Coohill is a 3-time recipient of the 2009 MDx Medical, Inc. Patient's Choice Award and 2010 MDx Medical, Inc. Patient's Choice Compassionate Doctor Award. Dr. Coohill is featured in the 2010, 2011, and 2012 New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors" listing and Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors."
Ear specialist, Jed A. Kwartler, M.D., has earned a 2012 MDx Medical, Inc., Compassionate Doctor Award. Dr. Kwartler is Director of Summit Medical Group Otology/Neurotology and is recognized as a leading ear surgeon in the New York metropolitan area. He is board certified in otolaryngology. Dr. Kwartler also has earned the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Certificate of Honor. He is the only New Jersey otologist included in New York magazine's "Best Doctors in New York" and he is listed in Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area," and Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors."
MDx Medical, Inc. is focused on a helping patients find and engage with healthcare providers that are right for them. This includes empowering consumers with a variety of transparency and decision support tools, allowing them to rate and review doctors, facilitating online appointments and helping patients prepare for their medical visit.
ABOUT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP
Summit Medical Group (SMG) is the largest privately held multispecialty medical practice in New Jersey. SMG maintains a 42-acre healthcare campus in Berkeley Heights and 21 additional practice locations in Berkeley Heights, Hillsborough, Morristown, Millburn, Short Hills, Springfield, New Providence, Warren, West Orange and Westfield. As an East Coast premier multispecialty group, SMG has provided exceptional primary and specialty care since 1929. For more, visit summitmedicalgroup.com.