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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)

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

25045308. Jung SM, Jung YH, Noh HJ, Woo IS, Han CW, Erratum: A case of Wegener's granulomatosis mimicking recurrent hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Korean J Intern Med 29:4(546)2014 Jul

25031480. Erratum: No Detection of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus from Ixodid Ticks Collected in Seoul. Korean J Parasitol 52:3(339)2014 Jun

25024665. Erratum. J Clin Sleep Med 10:7(823)2014 Jul 15

25024514. ERRATUM. Indian J Radiol Imaging 24:2(102)2014 Apr

25024489. CORRIGENDUM. Indian J Anaesth 58:3(349)2014 May

25021639. Sunder Raj L, Vemala V, Mangat K, Olliff S, Elias E, Tripathi D, PWE-148 Long Term Outcomes Of Percutaneous Recanalisation For Budd-chiari Syndrome (bcs): Our Experience In Birmingham, Uk. Gut 63 Suppl 1:(A189-90)2014 Jun

25021304. Coleman J, Cusack J, Fawke J, PC.75 An iPad application to revise and self assess the resuscitation Council (UK) Newborn Life Support (NLS) algorithm. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99 Suppl 1:(A61-2)2014 Jun

25019080. Erratum. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr 3:3(165)2014 Jun

25018626. Erratum: Age-related decrease in physical activity and functional fitness among elderly men and women [Corrigendum]. Clin Interv Aging 9:(979)2014

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

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

24991684. Hewlett BS, Winn S, Author's reply: To PMID 24991682. Curr Anthropol 55:2(223-6)2014 Apr

24991681. Nakassis CV, Author reply: To PMID 24991679. Curr Anthropol 55:2(196-7)2014 Apr

24991678. Andersson C, Törnberg A, Törnberg P, Author reply: To PMID 24991676. Curr Anthropol 55:2(169-71)2014 Apr

24991675. Roger D, Author reply: To PMID 24991673. Curr Anthropol 55:2(149-53)2014 Apr

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

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