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Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Graduated in 1984
John Dorchak earned his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, and the University of California-Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery with the Department of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, his specialty is orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis in spine surgery. Dr. Dorchak has a patent on instrumentation methods for vertebral interbody fusion, and has designed cervical and lower lumbar fusion cages as well as the associated surgical techniques. He is also one of the lead surgeons in developing the innovative surgery of total disc replacement.