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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)

25177319. Selmi C, Cavaciocchi F, Lleo A, Cheroni C, De Francesco R, Lombardi SA, De Santis M, Meda F, Raimondo MG, Crotti C, Folci M, Zammataro L, Mayo MJ, Bach N, Shimoda S, Gordon SC, Miozzo M, Invernizzi P, Podda M, Scavelli R, Martin MR, Seldin MF, LaSalle JM, Gershwin ME, Corrigendum: Genome-Wide Analysis of DNA Methylation, Copy Number Variation, and Gene Expression in Monozygotic Twins Discordant for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. Front Immunol 5:(371)2014

25177077. Corrigendum. Bull World Health Organ 92:8(620)2014 Aug 1

25170274. Erratum: Bevacizumab in combination with chemotherapy in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer [Corrigendum]. Onco Targets Ther 7:(1473)2014

25165377. French P, Erdem-Eraslan L, Kros JM, Oosterkamp HM, Walenkamp AM, Beerepoot L, Hanse M, Buter J, Honkoop A, van der Holt B, Vernhout RM, Sillevis Smitt PA, Taal W, van den Bent MJ, Identification of patients with recurrent gbm that benefit from bevacizumab. Neuro Oncol 16 Suppl 3:(iii8-iii9)2014 Jul

25161609. Becker D, Zahn N, Deller T, Vlachos A, Corrigendum: Tumor necrosis factor alpha maintains denervation-induced homeostatic synaptic plasticity of mouse dentate granule cells. Front Cell Neurosci 8:(230)2014

25157281. Wang W, Russell A, Yan Y, Erratum: Traditional Chinese medicine and new concepts of predictive, preventive and personalised medicine in diagnosis and treatment of sub-optimal health. EPMA J 5:1(12)2014

25152839. Paton C, Correction: Massive Open Online Course for Health Informatics Education. Healthc Inform Res 20:3(245)2014 Jul

25152742. Flevares LM, Schiff JR, Corrigendum: Learning mathematics in two dimensions: a review and look ahead at teaching and learning early childhood mathematics with children's literature. Front Psychol 5:(854)2014

25152624. Erratum: Sam68 is a novel marker for aggressive neuroblastoma [Corrigendum]. Onco Targets Ther 7:(1439)2014

25143921. ERRATUM. Indian J Endocrinol Metab 18:4(581)2014 Jul

25143703. Kim K, Han J, Lee TR, Shin DW, Chang H, Cho AR, Choi SJ, Jo SJ, Kwon O, Corrigendum: Comparative Analysis of Human Epidermal and Peripheral Blood ?d T Cell Cytokine Profiles. Ann Dermatol 26:4(557)2014 Aug

25140127. Erratum on: Presynaptic mechanisms of neuronal plasticity and their role in epilepsy. Front Cell Neurosci 8:(206)2014

25136204. Erratum: CORRIGENTUM. Indian J Crit Care Med 18:8(551)2014 Aug

25133181. Ma W, Wang Z, Yang W, Ma X, Kang F, Wang J, Erratum to "Biodistribution and SPECT Imaging Study of 99mTc Labeling NGR Peptide in Nude Mice Bearing Human HepG2 Hepatoma" Biomed Res Int 2014:(798474)2014

25133111. Erratum. Ann Cardiothorac Surg 3:4(436)2014 Jul

25126600. Subhan RA, Karunanithi P, Malliga Raman M, Hanumantha Rao BR, Samuel S, Abdullah BJ, Abbas AA, Mohamed JA, Kamarul T, Erratum to "Fluoroscopy Assisted Minimally Invasive Transplantation of Allogenic Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Embedded in HyStem Reduces the Progression of Nucleus Pulposus Degeneration in the Damaged Intervertebral Disc: A Preliminary Study in Rabbits" ScientificWorldJournal 2014:(527298)2014

25125858. Erratum. J Conserv Dent 17:4(392)2014 Jul

25120912. Ostermann C, Linde S, Siegling-Vlitakis C, Reinhold P, Correction: Evaluation of pulmonary dysfunctions and acid-base imbalances induced by Chlamydia psittaci in a bovine model of respiratory infection. Multidiscip Respir Med 9:1(42)2014

25120568. Vahidnia F, Hirschler NV, Agapova M, Chinn A, Busch MP, Custer B, Erratum to "Cancer Incidence and Mortality in a Cohort of US Blood Donors: A 20-Year Study" J Cancer Epidemiol 2014:(301314)2014

25120335. Erratum: Correction of the Author's Name. Risk Factors between Patients with Lone and Non-Lone Atrial Fibrillation by Lee SH, et al. (J Korean Med Sci. 2013;28:1174-80.). J Korean Med Sci 29:8(1183)2014 Aug

25120334. Baik YO, Choi SK, Kim JW, Yang JS, Kim IY, Kim CW, Hong JH, Erratum: Addition of Author's Affiliated Institute and Correction of the Author's Name. Corrected: Safety and Immunogenicity Assessment of an Oral Cholera Vaccine through Phase I Clinical Trial in Korea. J Korean Med Sci 29:8(1182)2014 Aug

25114893. Kim JS, Kim JY, Lee SJ, Park DK, Namgung H, Kim CN, Choi WJ, Baek MJ, ERRATUM: Correction for affiliation of the 8th author-corresponding author. Multicenter nonrandomized trial of ramosetron versus palonosetron in controlling chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting for colorectal cancer. Ann Surg Treat Res 87:2(112)2014 Aug

25114608. Erratum: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced anemia: comparisons from real-world clinical experience [Corrigendum]. J Blood Med 5:(129)2014

25114530. Erratum: A cross-sectional study on perception of stigma by Chinese schizophrenia patients [Expression of concern]. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 10:(1333)2014

25105112. Lee MY, Won HS, Erratum: Figure Correction. Obstet Gynecol Sci 57:4(342)2014 Jul

25101214. Erratum. Surg Neurol Int 5:(119)2014

25100949. Jacobs B, Johnson NL, Wahl D, Schall M, Maseko BC, Lewandowski A, Raghanti MA, Wicinski B, Butti C, Hopkins WD, Bertelsen MF, Walsh T, Roberts JR, Reep RL, Hof PR, Sherwood CC, Manger PR, Corrigendum: Comparative neuronal morphology of the cerebellar cortex in afrotherians, carnivores, cetartiodactyls, and primates. Front Neuroanat 8:(69)2014

25097387. Jalil A, Ashfaq UA, Shahzadi S, Javed MR, Rasul I, Rehman SU, Shah M, Masoud MS, Erratum: Addition of Co-Author To: Screening and design of anti-diabetic compounds sourced from the leaves of neem (Azadirachta indica). Bioinformation 10:6(393)2014

25097302. Erratum to "A Simple and Efficient Multiplex PCR Assay for the Identification of Mycobacterium Genus and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex to the Species Level" by Kim Y, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2013;54:1220-6.). Yonsei Med J 55:4(1164)2014 Jul 1

25097301. Erratum to "Efficacy and Safety of Weekly Alendronate Plus Vitamin D3 5600 IU versus Weekly Alendronate Alone in Korean Osteoporotic Women: 16-Week Randomized Trial" by Kim KJ, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2014;55:715-24.). Yonsei Med J 55:4(1163)2014 Jul 1

25097300. Erratum to "Histogram Analysis of Hepatobiliary Phase MR Imaging as a Quantitative Value for Liver Cirrhosis: Preliminary Observations" by Choi JY, et al. (Yonsei Med J 2014;55:651-9.). Yonsei Med J 55:4(1162)2014 Jul 1

25093154. Assari S, Correction: Cross-country variation in additive effects of socio-economics, health behaviors, and comorbidities on subjective health of patients with diabetes. J Diabetes Metab Disord 13:(75)2014

25076884. Erratum on: The modern search for the Holy Grail: is neuroscience a solution? Front Hum Neurosci 8:(515)2014

25075213. Aljarrah A, Miller W, Erratum: Trends in the distribution of breast cancer over time in the southeast of Scotland and review of the literature. Ecancermedicalscience 8:(439)2014

25071924. Yoon H, Yoon YS, Kim MS, Chung MJ, Yum DY, Erratum: A Probiotic Preparation Duolac-Gold Ameliorates Dextran Sulphate Sodium-induced Mouse Colitis by Downregulating the Expression of IL-6. Toxicol Res 30:2(139)2014 Jun

25071517. Greyson B, Corrigendum: Out-of-body experiences associated with seizures. Front Hum Neurosci 8:(487)2014

25071493. Bilbao A, Rieker C, Cannella N, Parlato R, Golda S, Piechota M, Korostynski M, Engblom D, Przewlocki R, Schütz G, Spanagel R, Rodriguez Parkitna J, Corrigendum: CREB activity in dopamine D1 receptor expressing neurons regulates cocaine-induced behavioral effects. Front Behav Neurosci 8:(239)2014

25068081. Smith BD, Beach CL, Mahmoud D, Weber L, Henk HJ, Correction: Survival and hospitalization among patients with acute myeloid leukemia treated with azacitidine or decitabine in a large managed care population: a real-world, retrospective, claims-based, comparative analysis. Exp Hematol Oncol 3:(19)2014

25067893. Erratum: Intermittent Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Capture due to Chronic Right Atrial Lead Dislodgement. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 14:4(229)2014 Jul

25061315. Lennox RD, Sternquist MA, Paredes A, Correction for "A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment" Subst Abuse 8:(53)2014

25061287. Erratum: Efficacy of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: a meta-analysis [Corrigendum]. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:(685)2014

25057528. Luger MH, Ewering T, Arba-Mosquera S, Reply: To PMID 24369689. J Refract Surg 30:7(440-1)2014 Jul

25057482. Lee YM, Auh QS, Lee DW, Kim JY, Jung HJ, Lee SH, Kim EC, Erratum to "Involvement of Nrf2-Mediated Upregulation of Heme Oxygenase-1 in Mollugin-Induced Growth Inhibition and Apoptosis in Human Oral Cancer Cells" Biomed Res Int 2014:(386742)2014

25057299. Huh I, Zeng J, Park T, Yi SV, Correction: DNA methylation and transcriptional noise. Epigenetics Chromatin 7:(13)2014

25054101. Assari S, Lankarani RM, Lankarani MM, Correction: Cross-country differences in the association between diabetes and disability. J Diabetes Metab Disord 13:(73)2014

25053945. Checchi L, Montevecchi M, Marucci G, Checchi V, Erratum to "A Proposed New Index for Clinical Evaluation of Interproximal Soft Tissues: The Interdental Pressure Index" Int J Dent 2014:(586537)2014

25053896. Erratum: Impact of an educational program on nursing students' caring and self-perception in intensive clinical training in Jordan [Retraction] [Erratum]. Adv Med Educ Pract 5:(221)2014

25050087. Liang YC, Hsia HY, Correction: Growth and crystallographic feature-dependent characterization of spinel zinc ferrite thin films by RF sputtering. Nanoscale Res Lett 9:1(313)2014

25045644. Kim YK, Kim BS, Yun PY, Mun SU, Yi YJ, Kim SG, Jeong KI, Corrigendum: The seven-year cumulative survival rate of Osstem implants. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:3(152)2014 Jun

25026641. Vigod S, Taylor V, Kurdyak P, Reply: To PMID 23972109. Can J Psychiatry 59:5(289)2014 May

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