Los Angeles Super Doctor Honors (2010 – 2013)
This is given to outstanding physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition or professional achievement. Each year Key Professional Media sends out thousands of ballots to doctors asking them to nominate colleagues they know to be exceptional in their specified field. Physicians are asked to consider the following question: “If you needed medical care in one of the following specialties, which doctor would you choose?”
Pasadena Magazine’s Top Doctor Honors (2008-2013)
This is given to doctors who are deemed tops by their peers. Doctors throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles area voted online for the most esteemed physician in his or her given field. The online votes were tabulated and physician credentials were verified by an outside law firm.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010-2012)
This award is based on reviews written by hundreds of thousands of patients. While physicians generally receive positive feedback from their patients, only a select few receive praise about the compassion that accompanied their care. In fact, of the nation’s 870,000 active physicians, less than 3% were accorded this honor by their patients in 2012.
Patients’ Choice Award (2010-2012)
Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of their patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by patients. In fact, of the nation’s 830,000 active physicians, only 5% were accorded this honor by their patients in 2012.
In addition to consistently being honored by his patients and peers, Dr. Richardson has earned many top academic honors and awards.