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Dr. Melanie Palm, Solana Beach Dermatologist at Art of Skin MD, Selected for Patient’s Choice Award

Dr. Melanie Palm of Encinitas, CA has been ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews.

San Diego (Solana Beach), CA (PR NewsWire) July 9, 2012– A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients’ Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Melanie Palm.  This is Dr. Palm’s second consecutive year in receiving this award, which highlights some of the most respected physicians in San Diego, California, and the U.S.

Melanie D. Palm, MD, MBA received her graduate training at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the Booth Graduate School of Business.  She currently serves as an assistant clinical professor at the University of California San Diego and is the Director of Art of Skin MD, a state-of-the art facility specializing in cutting edge delivery of medical and cosmetic dermatology for San Diego residents.

Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients’ Choice Award. In fact, of the nation’s 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011.



Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals ( to share feedback about their experiences with their doctors. Patients rate various components of the care they receive, such as the accuracy of their diagnosis, the amount of time they spent with the doctor, and the doctor’s bedside manner and follow-up care. Patient’s Choice ranks the top reviewed physicians and looks at other quality measures to compile its yearly list.

Dr. Melanie Palm commented on the recognition: “This is quite an honor for me. I am very pleased to have been selected and grateful to my patients who went out of their way to rate me and give me positive reviews.”

For more information on this Patients’ Choice Award winner, please visit Dr. Melanie Palm’s profile on

Following the publication of Dr. Melanie Palm‘s selection for the Patients’ Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added Dr. Palm to The Registry™ of Business Excellence. An exclusive recognition plaque has been designed to commemorate the honor.

For more information on Dr. Melanie Palm, located in Solana Beach, CA at Art of Skin MD please call 858.792.7546 or visit the .

Patients’ Choice provides in depth information on doctors in your area who have been recognized and awarded for outstanding patient care and expertise. The Patients’ Choice Award is the honor roll of physicians who have received the highest ratings by their patients.

American Registry, LLC, recognizes excellence in top businesses and professionals. The Registry™ includes over 2 million significant business and professional recognitions.


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