EXCELSIOR, Minn., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Allison Holt, MD of Allison Holt & Associates in Excelsior, Minn. has been named «Top Doctor» in 2017 by Mpls St. Paul Magazine. The annual Top Doctors list is compiled based on a myriad of factors including peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. This is Dr. Holt’s fourth award in as many years.

The 21st edition of the Top Doctors list stems from physicians nominating one or more doctors (excluding themselves) to whom they would go to if they or a loved one were seeking medical care. Then, candidates were grouped into their specialty and evaluated by peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. Doctors who had the highest scores from each specialty were invited to serve on a blue-ribbon panel that evaluated other candidates. Only doctors who acquired the highest total points were selected as Top Doctors.

Dr. Allison Holt is a board-certified psychiatrist who has extensive experience working with adults and children of all ages. She specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, addiction, attention disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She is an experienced and compassionate psychiatrist, and one of the few doctors in the area to work with adolescents and children. Her team consists of a licensed marriage and family therapist and a registered nurse–together, they provide complete psychiatric care.

Dr. Holt and her team are thrilled to be selected as a Top Doctor for the fourth consecutive year. «It is always an honor to be recognized by your peers, especially with an award as prestigious as this one,» commented Dr. Holt.

After graduating from Ohio State University with a Doctor of Medicine degree, Dr. Holt completed her General Psychiatry Residency at the University of Minnesota. She continued at the University of Minnesota for additional training and also completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Holt has been a licensed physician for 11 years and serves the entire Twin Cities area from her Excelsior-based practice.

For a full list of and explanation of how top doctors are chosen, visit www.mspmag.com.

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