ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- Dr. Gilbert Webb, medical director at Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, has been honored with the prestigious 2013 Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award. This award is presented to physicians who receive outstanding reviews from their patients on the well-known physician review site. Only three percent of the nation's roughly 870,000 physicians are honored with this award.
Each year, nearly 150 million patients across the U.S. access Vitals and UCompareHealthCare to provide feedback about their experiences with their physicians. The Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award is given to doctors who have an average rating of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 in the category of "bedside manner." All selected physicians must also have a medical license in good standing with no sanctions.
"I'd like to thank all of my patients that took the time to share their experiences," said Dr. Webb. "I'm glad that my patients trust me with their care during pregnancy -- one of the most exciting yet stressful times in their lives."
Dr. Gilbert Webb, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, has more than 26 years of experience, and has cared for more than 100,000 patients throughout his career. He has personally delivered more than 8,000 babies and supervised more than 2,000 midwife and resident deliveries. Dr. Webb specializes in handling difficult, at-risk pregnancies and deliveries.
About Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM), led by medical director Dr. Gilbert Webb, is a group of specialists, sometimes called perinatologists or high-risk obstetricians, with training in obstetrics and gynecology. The physicians of Midwest MFM have taken their education a step further to gain an in-depth understanding of pregnancy complications and treatments through years of additional training and board certifications. Midwest MFM specialists work in collaboration with obstetricians to provide care for high-risk pregnant women.
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