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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)

25012602. Mynbaev OA, Eliseeva MY, Mazitova MI, Malvasi A, Tinelli A, "Win not by numbers, but by skill": Tchartchian G, Hackethal A, Herrmann A, Bojahr B, Wallwiener C, Ohlinger R, Ebert AD, De Wilde RL. Evaluation of SprayShield™ adhesion barrier in a single center: randomized controlled study in 15 women undergoing reconstructive surgery after laparoscopic myomectomy. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2014 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24781718. Arch Gynecol Obstet :()2014 Jul 11

25008174. Fang P, Zhang D, Cheng Z, Yan C, Jiang X, Kruger WD, Meng S, Arning E, Bottiglieri T, Choi ET, Han Y, Yang XF, Wang H, Hyperhomocysteinemia Potentiates Hyperglycemia-induced Inflammatory Monocyte Differentiation and Atherosclerosis. Diabetes :()2014 Jul 9

25006338. Chen J, Guan Z, Wang L, Song G, Ma B, Wang Y, Erratum to "Meta-Analysis: Overweight, Obesity, and Parkinson's Disease" Int J Endocrinol 2014:(306402)2014

25003080. Sim KH, Hwang MS, Kim SY, Lee HM, Chang JY, Lee MK, Erratum: Corrected Sentence. The Appropriateness of the Length of Insulin Needles Based on Determination of Skin and Subcutaneous Fat Thickness in the Abdomen and Upper Arm in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Metab J 38:3(244)2014 Jun

24999305. Windholz T, Swanson T, Vanderbyl BL, Jagoe RT, Correction: The feasibility and acceptability of neuromuscular electrical stimulation to improve exercise performance in patients with advanced cancer: a pilot study. BMC Palliat Care 13:(33)2014

24998220. D'Andrea E, Does the low risk perception of secondhand smoke among a sample of Italian workers reflect the opinion of general population? "Letter to PMID 24048178". Ann Ig 26:3(286-7)2014 May-Jun

24991408. Segal LN, Alekseyenko AV, Clemente JC, Kulkarni R, Wu B, Gao Z, Chen H, Berger KI, Goldring RM, Rom WN, Blaser MJ, Weiden MD, Correction: Enrichment of lung microbiome with supraglottic taxa is associated with increased pulmonary inflammation. Microbiome 2:(21)2014

24982843. Erratum. Ann Lab Med 34:4(336)2014 Jul

24982618. D'Amico JM, Condliffe EG, Martins KJ, Bennett DJ, Gorassini MA, Corrigendum: Recovery of neuronal and network excitability after spinal cord injury and implications for spasticity. Front Integr Neurosci 8:(49)2014

24982531. Erratum. Public Health Rep 129:4(318)2014 Jul

24977224. Zhang X, Xiao GG, Gao Y, Erratum to "Characterization of Human Colorectal Cancer MDR1/P-gp Fab Antibody" ScientificWorldJournal 2014:(780429)2014

24977142. Perani D, Schillaci O, Padovani A, Nobili FM, Iaccarino L, Della Rosa PA, Frisoni G, Caltagirone C, Erratum to "A Survey of FDG- and Amyloid-PET Imaging in Dementia and GRADE Analysis" Biomed Res Int 2014:(246586)2014

24977027. Erratum. J Thorac Dis 6:6(E146)2014 Jun

24971003. Erratum: Effect of 6 months of whole body vibration on lumbar spine bone density in postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial [Corrigendum]. Clin Interv Aging 9:(945)2014

24967028. Erratum. J Radiol Case Rep 8:3(50)2014 Mar

24963285. Park SY, Marasini S, Kim GH, Ku T, Choi C, Park MY, Kim EH, Lee YD, Suh-Kim H, Kim SS, Erratum: A Method for Generating Mouse Model of Stroke: Evaluation of Parameters for Blood Flow, Behavior, and Survival. Exp Neurobiol 23:2(190)2014 Jun

24963271. El-Zaher AA, Mahrouse MA, Corrigendum to "Utility of Experimental Design in Pre-Column Derivatization for the Analysis of Tobramycin by HPLC-Fluorescence Detection: Application to Ophthalmic Solution and Human Plasma" Anal Chem Insights 9:(57)2014

24959526. Correction. J Clin Diagn Res 8:4(ZZ01)2014 Apr

24959412. Hamden K, Mnafgui K, Amri Z, Aloulou A, Elfeki A, Corrigendum to "Inhibition of Key Digestive Enzymes Related to Diabetes and Hyperlipidemia and Protection of Liver-Kidney Functions by Trigonelline in Diabetic Rats" [Sci Pharm. 2013; 81: 233-246]. Sci Pharm 82:2(449-450)2014 Jun

24955231. Um JD, Kang DI, Yoon JH, Min KS, Erratum: Correction of Title. Correlation Between Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Premature Ejaculation in Korean Men Older Than 40 Years Old. Korean J Urol 55:6(434)2014 Jun

24955101. Dwivedi S, Nagarajan R, Hanif K, Siddiqui HH, Nath C, Shukla R, Erratum to "Standardized Extract of Bacopa monniera Attenuates Okadaic Acid Induced Memory Dysfunction in Rats: Effect on Nrf2 Pathway" Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2014:(262639)2014

24949179. Erratum. J Grad Med Educ 6:2(404)2014 Jun

24940306. Zhang Y, Ma W, Mo X, Zhao H, Zheng H, Ke C, Zheng W, Tu Y, Zhang Y, Erratum: Differential expressed genes in ECV304 Endothelial-like Cells infected with Human Cytomegalovirus. Afr Health Sci 13:4(864-879)2013 Dec

24940063. Erratum: Sex differences in the prediction of the effectiveness of paroxetine for patients with major depressive disorder identified using a receiver operating characteristic curve analysis for early response [Corrigendum]. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 10:(997)2014

24940032. Erratum: Molecular profiling of complete congenital stationary night blindness: A pilot study on an Indian cohort. Mol Vis 20:(780)2014

24936300. Ng'ong'ola-Manani TA, Mwangwela AM, Schüller RB, Ostlie HM, Wicklund T, Erratum: Sensory evaluation and consumer acceptance of naturally and lactic acid bacteria-fermented pastes of soybeans and soybean-maize blends. Food Sci Nutr 2:3(298)2014 May

24932315. Erratum: Clinical significance of the induction of macrophage differentiation by the costimulatory molecule B7-H3 in human non-small cell lung cancer. Oncol Lett 7:6(2223)2014 Jun

24932206. Erratum. Dent Res J (Isfahan) 11:2(289)2014 Mar

24932160. Erratum. J Clin Sleep Med 10:6(711)2014 Jun 15

24932101. Goldberg JS, Corrigendum for "Stereocomplexes Formed From Select Oligomers of Polymer D-lactic Acid (PDLA) and L-lactate May Inhibit Growth of Cancer Cells and Help Diagnose Aggressive Cancers-Applications of the Warburg Effect" Perspect Medicin Chem 6:(9)2014

24930262. Burke FJ, Author's reply: To PMID 24597029. Dent Update 41:4(374)2014 May

24926193. Erratum: Efficacy and safety of brinzolamide/timolol fixed combination compared with timolol in Japanese patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension [Erratum]. Clin Ophthalmol 8:(1055)2014

24921037. Erratum: Correction to Citation of Table 4. Korean J Fam Med 35:3(169)2014 May

24917872. Cassan-Wang H, Goué N, Saidi MN, Legay S, Sivadon P, Goffner D, Grima-Pettenati J, Erratum: Identification of novel transcription factors regulating secondary cell wall formation in Arabidopsis. Front Plant Sci 5:(246)2014

24917698. Wang W, Li S, Min J, Yi C, Zhan Y, Li M, Correction: Nanoindentation experiments for single-layer rectangular graphene films: a molecular dynamics study. Nanoscale Res Lett 9:1(228)2014

24906709. Kumar S, Comment RE: Journal of the Neurological Sciences 260 (2007) 132-138, PMID 17540407. J Neurol Sci :()2014 May 27

24904691. Khosravi Y, Rehvathy V, Wee WY, Wang S, Baybayan P, Singh S, Ashby M, Ong J, Amoyo AA, Seow SW, Choo SW, Perkins T, Chua EG, Tay A, Marshall BJ, Loke MF, Goh KL, Pettersson S, Vadivelu J, Correction: Comparing the genomes of Helicobacter pylori clinical strain UM032 and mice-adapted derivatives. Gut Pathog 6:(11)2014

24904549. Ungerfeld EM, Corrigendum: A theoretical comparison between two ruminal electron sinks. Front Microbiol 5:(235)2014

24904396. Andronache AS, Rosazza C, Sattin D, Leonardi M, D'Incerti L, Minati L, Corrigendum: Impact of functional MRI data preprocessing pipeline on default-mode network detectability in patients with disorders of consciousness. Front Neuroinform 8:(50)2014

24904362. Barder HE, Sundet K, Rund B, Evensen J, Haahr U, Hegelstad W, Joa I, Johannessen JO, Langeveld J, Larsen TK, Melle I, Opjordsmoen S, Røssberg JI, Simonsen E, Vaglum P, McGlashan T, Friis S, Corrigendum: "Ten year neurocognitive trajectories in first-episode psychosis" Front Hum Neurosci 8:(319)2014

24904295. Morita K, Kato A, Corrigendum: Striatal dopamine ramping may indicate flexible reinforcement learning with forgetting in the cortico-basal ganglia circuits. Front Neural Circuits 8:(48)2014

24904292. Chizhov AV, Malinina E, Druzin M, Graham LJ, Johansson S, Corrigendum: Firing clamp: a novel method for single-trial estimation of excitatory and inhibitory synaptic neuronal conductances. Front Cell Neurosci 8:(149)2014

24904278. Li L, Qu W, Zhou L, Lu Z, Jie P, Chen L, Chen L, Corrigendum: Activation of transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 increases NMDA-activated current in hippocampal pyramidal neurons. Front Cell Neurosci 8:(130)2014

24904215. Erratum: Probing the mechanical properties of TNF-a stimulated endothelial cell with atomic force microscopy [Corrigendum]. Int J Nanomedicine 9:(2567)2014

24902145. Einollahi B, Author's reply: To PMID 23640636. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 25:3(653-4)2014 May

24895269. Tucsek Z, Toth P, Tarantini S, Sosnowska D, Gautam T, Warrington JP, Giles CB, Wren JD, Koller A, Ballabh P, Sonntag WE, Ungvari Z, Csiszar A, Aging Exacerbates Obesity-induced Cerebromicrovascular Rarefaction, Neurovascular Uncoupling, and Cognitive Decline in Mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci :()2014 Jun 3

24883187. Sainsbury A, Hay P, Correction: Call for an urgent rethink of the 'health at every size' concept. J Eat Disord 2:(13)2014

24855417. Corrigendum. Paediatr Child Health 19:4(200)2014 Apr

24848862. Ayoub D, Hyman C, Miller M, Reply: To PMID 24370143. AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:6(W604)2014 Jun

24839473. Correction 2. Can Urol Assoc J 8:3-4(84)2014 Mar

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