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Eric T. Choi, MD eric t choi, md


Associate Professor, Surgery

Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Telephone:  215-707-6144

Email: eric.choi@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery



Educational Background:


BES, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1985

MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1990


Internship (General Surgery), Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1991


Research Fellow (Vascular Surgery), Washington University, 1991-1994


Junior Resident (General Surgery), Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1994-1996


Senior Registrar (General Surgery), Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1996-1997


Senior Resident (General Surgery), Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1997-1999


Clinical Instructor and Fellow, Vascular Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1999-2000

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clinical AND RESEARCH Interests:


  • Open and endovascular interventions for thoracic and abdominal aortic diseases
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Critical limb ischemia of the legs

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board certification(s):


  • General surgery
  • Vascular surgery

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  • American Association for Vascular Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow
  • American Heart  Association
  • International Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • International Society of Angiology
  • Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society
  • Society of Vascular Surgery
  • St. Louis Surgical Society
  • St. Louis Vascular Society

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

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25512689. Chen CC, Ho CL, PubstractHelper: A Web-based Text-Mining Tool for Marking Sentences in Abstracts from PubMed Using Multiple User-Defined Keywords. Bioinformation 10:11(708-10)2014

25502882. Erratum: A very rare case of HPV-53-related cervical cancer, in a 79-year-old woman with a previous history of negative Pap cytology [corrigendum]. Clin Interv Aging 9:(2103)2014

25502574. Gopikrishna V, Erratum: Comparative evaluation of the effects of multiple autoclaving on cyclic fatigue resistance of three different rotary Ni-Ti instruments: An in vitro study: Erratum. J Conserv Dent 17:6(599)2014 Nov

25502392. Gopikrishna V, Erratum: Smile rejuvenation: A case report: Erratum. J Conserv Dent 17:6(598)2014 Nov

25502169. Nwagha UI, Erratum: Yoga for High-Risk Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial: Erratum. Ann Med Health Sci Res 4:6(978)2014 Nov

25501938. Shetty AK, Mishra V, Kodali M, Hattiangady B, Corrigendum: Blood brain barrier dysfunction and delayed neurological deficits in mild traumatic brain injury induced by blast shock waves. Front Cell Neurosci 8:(404)2014

25492691. Erratum to "Fresh Frozen Plasma in Pump Priming for Congenital Heart Surgery: Evaluation of Effects on Postoperative Coagulation Profiles Using a Fibrinogen Assay and Rotational Thromboelastometry" by Lee JW, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2013;54:752-62.). Yonsei Med J 55:6(1749)2014 Nov 1

25492572. Erratum to "LRIG1 Enhances Chemosensitivity by Modulating BCL-2 Expression and Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in Glioma Cells" by Guo Z, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2014;55:1196-205.). Yonsei Med J 55:6(1748)2014 Nov 1

25492456. Erratum to "Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling is Involved in IgA-Stimulated Mesangial Cell Activation" by Lim BJ, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2011;52:610-5.). Yonsei Med J 55:6(1747)2014 Nov 1

25490912. Erratum to "Effect of 6% Hydroxyethyl Starch 130/0.4 as a Priming Solution on Coagulation and Inflammation Following Complex Heart Surgery" by Cho JE, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2014;55:625-34.). Yonsei Med J 55:6(1750)2014 Nov 1

25487810. Narod SA, Erratum: Salpingectomy to prevent ovarian cancer. Curr Oncol 21:6(e805)2014 Dec

25487744. Sung DE, Lee J, Han Y, Shon DH, Ahn K, Oh S, Do JR, Erratum: Effects of enzymatic hydrolysis of buckwheat protein on antigenicity and allergenicity. Nutr Res Pract 8:6(724)2014 Dec

25483908. Erratum. Ulster Med J 83:3(178)2014 Jan

25483454. Serum mucosa-associated epithelial chemokine in atopic dermatitis: a specific marker for severity: retraction. Indian J Dermatol 59:6(629)2014 Nov

25476876. Cermakova P, Fereshtehnejad SM, Johnell K, Winblad B, Eriksdotter M, Religa D, Erratum to: Cardiovascular medication burden in dementia disorders: a nationwide study of 19, 743 dementia patients in the Swedish Dementia Registry. Alzheimers Res Ther 6:5-8(63)2014

25476780. Erratum on: Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid analog attenuates angiotensin II hypertension and kidney injury. Front Pharmacol 5:(250)2014

25472603. Stem cells and niemann pick disease. Int J Stem Cells 7:2(168)2014 Nov

25472490. Abdel Aziz Aly L, El-Menoufy H, Ragae A, Ahmed Rashed L, Sabry D, Adipose stem cells as alternatives for bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in oral ulcer healing. Int J Stem Cells 7:2(167)2014 Nov

25469396. Jacob S, Kumar DA, Agarwal A, Reply: To PMID 24972403. J Refract Surg 30:11(728-9)2014 Nov

25469392. Bak-Nielsen S, Pedersen IB, Ivarsen A, Hjortdal J, Reply: To PMID 24972407. J Refract Surg 30:11(727-8)2014 Nov

25450612. Richards J, Gabunia K, Kelemen SE, Kako F, Choi ET, Autieri MV, Interleukin-19 increases angiogenesis in ischemic hind limbs by direct effects on both endothelial cells and macrophage polarization. J Mol Cell Cardiol 79C:(21-31)2014 Nov 8

25447974. Zhang Y, Tao C, Correction to "Network Analysis of Cancer-focused Association Network Reveals Distinct Network Association Patterns" Cancer Inform 13:Suppl 3(89)2014

25447600. Taghizadeh B, Gail A, Corrigendum: Spatial task context makes short-latency reaches prone to induced Roelofs illusion. Front Hum Neurosci 8:(923)2014

25434983. Kwak JY, Corrigendum: Relationships between chemical structures and functions of triterpene glycosides isolated from sea cucumbers. Front Chem 2:(103)2014

25434919. Deike S, Denham SL, Sussman ES, Corrigendum: Probing auditory scene analysis. Front Neurosci 8:(367)2014

25413014. Erratum to Fragmented QRS on surface electrocardiogram is not a reliable predictor of myocardial scar, angiographic coronary disease or long term adverse outcomes. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther 4:5(411)2014 Oct

25412931. Erratum: Clinical and economic studies of eptifibatide in coronary stenting [Corrigendum]. Ther Clin Risk Manag 10:(913)2014

25412825. An D, Kim K, Kim J, Erratum to "Microfluidic System Based High Throughput Drug Screening System for Curcumin/TRAIL Combinational Chemotherapy in Human Prostate Cancer PC3 Cells" [Biomol. Ther. 22 (2014) 355-362]. Biomol Ther (Seoul) 22:5(475)2014 Sep

25412758. Lee B, Sur B, Yeom M, Shim I, Lee H, Hahm DH, Erratum to "L-Tetrahydropalmatine Ameliorates Development of Anxiety and Depression-Related Symptoms Induced by Single Prolonged Stress in Rats" [Biomol. Ther. 22 (2014) 213-222]. Biomol Ther (Seoul) 22:5(474)2014 Sep

25406895. Sawabe T, Ogura Y, Matsumura Y, Feng G, Amin AK, Mino S, Nakagawa S, Sawabe T, Kumar R, Fukui Y, Satomi M, Matsushima R, Thompson FL, Gomez Gil B, Christen R, Maruyama F, Kurokawa K, Hayashi T, Corrigendum: Updating the Vibrio clades defined by multilocus sequence phylogeny: proposal of eight new clades, and the description of Vibrio tritonius sp. nov. Front Microbiol 5:(583)2014

25406802. Fujii S, Schlaug G, Corrigendum: The Harvard Beat Assessment Test (H-BAT): a battery for assessing beat perception and production and their dissociation. Front Hum Neurosci 8:(870)2014

25402670. Liu LY, Chang LY, Kuo WH, Hwa HL, Lin YS, Jeng MH, Roth DA, Chang KJ, Hsieh FJ, Correction to: Prognostic Features of Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 in an ER(+) Breast Cancer Model System. Cancer Inform 13:(125-129)2014

25402601. Erratum: Chemotherapy in Metastatic NSCLC - New Regimens (Pemetrexed, Nab-Paclitaxel). Front Oncol 4:(300)2014

25401510. ERRATUM. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res 19:5(536)2014 Sep

25394426. Erratum: EMSAM (deprenyl patch): how a promising antidepressant was underutilized [Corrigendum]. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 10:(2069)2014

25392871. Wegmann K, Author reply: To PMID 24479620. Acta Orthop 85:5(545-6)2014 Sep

25388297. Correction. J Clin Diagn Res 8:9(ZZ01)2014 Sep

25388019. Zanolie K, Pecher D, Corrigendum: Number-induced shifts in spatial attention: a replication study. Front Psychol 5:(1206)2014

25382551. Erratum. Paediatr Child Health 19:8(448)2014 Oct

25379505. Kim C, Choi HE, Lee BJ, Correction: Cardiac Rehabilitation of a Patient With an Advanced Dilated Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report. Ann Rehabil Med 38:5(717)2014 Oct

25378885. ERRATUM. Oman J Ophthalmol 7:3(155)2014 Sep

25374592. Correction Announcement. Neural Regen Res 9:18(1702)2014 Sep 15

25368841. Yeo GS, Kim H, Kwak EJ, Jung YS, Park HS, Jung HD, Corrigendum: Cavernous sinus thrombosis caused by a dental infection: a case report. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:5(258)2014 Oct

25368554. Mapelli L, Solinas S, D'Angelo E, Corrigendum: Integration and regulation of glomerular inhibition in the cerebellar granular layer circuit. Front Cell Neurosci 8:(342)2014

25368483. Erratum: The Action of Prostaglandins on Ciliary Hypertrichosis: A Case Report of Pachydermoperiostosis: Erratum. Int J Trichology 6:4(192)2014 Oct

25364082. Erratum. Sleep 37:11(1871)2014 Nov 1

25360121. Wakefield JC, Schmitz MF, Corrigendum: How many People have Alcohol Use Disorders? Using the Harmful Dysfunction Analysis to Rectify Prevalence Rates in Two Community Surveys. Front Psychiatry 5:(144)2014

25356414. Wu TC, Lyerly MJ, Albright KC, Ward E, Hassler A, Messier J, Wolff C, Branas CC, Savitz SI, Carr BG, Erratum: Impact of telemedicine on access to acute stroke care in the state of Texas. Ann Clin Transl Neurol 1:6(451)2014 Jun

25349838. Vandenplas Y, Abuabat A, Al-Hammadi S, Aly GS, Miqdady MS, Shaaban SY, Torbey PH, Correction: Middle East Consensus Statement on the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Cow's Milk Protein Allergy. Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol Nutr 17:3(201)2014 Sep

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