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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)

25608553. Erratum: Synthesis, pharmacokinetics, and biological use of lysine-modified single-walled carbon nanotubes [Erratum]. Int J Nanomedicine 10:(595)2015

25608513. Correction. Am Health Drug Benefits 7:9(487-488)2014 Dec

25599810. Kara K, Ozturk E, Saglam M, Erratum: RE: An Unusual Course of Sinoatrial Node Artery Originating from Distal Right Coronary Artery. Korean J Radiol 16:1(217)2015 Jan-Feb

25599805. Bang HS, Seo DY, Chung YM, Oh KM, Park JJ, Arturo F, Jeong SH, Kim N, Han J, Corrigendum to: Ursolic Acid-Induced Elevation of Serum Irisin Augments Muscle Strength During Resistance Training in Men. Korean J Physiol Pharmacol 18:6(531)2014 Dec

25599765. Erratum. Ochsner J 14:4(723)2014 Winter

25599759. Li SX, Zhang JC, Wu J, Hashimoto K, Erratum: Figure Correction. Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci 12:3(243)2014 Dec

25599749. Carrillo-Bustamante P, Kesmir C, De Boer RJ, Corrigendum: Quantifying the Protection of Activating and Inhibiting NK Cell Receptors during Infection with a CMV-Like Virus. Front Immunol 5:(663)2014

25599726. Correction Announcement. Neural Regen Res 9:22(1984)2014 Nov 15

25599721. Erratum: ?Penetration of (14C)-efinaconazole 10% solution does not appear to be influenced by nail polish. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 7:11(8)2014 Nov

25589401. Lee JY, Yoo CG, Kim HJ, Jung KS, Yoo KH, Erratum: Disease burden of pneumonia in Korean adults aged over 50 years stratified by age and underlying diseases. Korean J Intern Med 30:1(132)2015 Jan

25589175. Erratum: CT signs, patterns and differential diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura: Erratum. J Thorac Dis 6:12(E312)2014 Dec

25583081. Álvarez-Castro JM, Corrigendum for "Dissecting genetic effects with imprinting" Front Genet 5:(427)2014

25579400. Retraction: Baicalin induced dendritic cell apoptosis in vitro. Front Pharmacol 5:(283)2014

25578357. Jung JY, Ryu SY, Jung MR, Park YK, Jeong O, Corrigendum: Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer in Morbidly Obese Patients in South Korea. J Gastric Cancer 14:4(285)2014 Dec

25578209. Han G, Park JY, Kim YJ, Corrigendum: Comparison of Short-Term Postoperative Outcomes in Totally Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy Versus Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy. J Gastric Cancer 14:4(284)2014 Dec

25578102. Kang HR, Choi GS, Park SJ, Song YK, Kim JM, Ha J, Lee YH, Lee BH, Kim SH, Lee JH, Erratum: The Effects of Bronchiectasis on Asthma Exacerbation. Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 77:6(279)2014 Dec

25573794. Bozdag S, Li A, Baysan M, Fine HA, Correction to "Master Regulators, Regulatory Networks, and Pathways of Glioblastoma Subtypes" Cancer Inform 13:Suppl 3(91)2014

25565017. Hutchinson N, Bodicoat A, The Effectiveness of Intensive Interaction, A Systematic Literature Review. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil :()2015 Jan 7

25558981. Zargham-Boroujeni A, Erratum: An investigation on the association between students' knowledge and their tendency to take care of HIV patients among the students in nursing and midwifery school: Erratum. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res 19:6(680)2014 Nov

25558910. Erratum to Significance of the lymph nodes in the 7th station in rational dissection for metastasis of distal gastric cancer with different T categories. Chin J Cancer Res 26:6(E22)2014 Dec

25558863. Erratum: Hyperosmolar and methotrexate therapy avoiding surgery in the acute presentation of primary central nervous system lymphoma: Erratum. Surg Neurol Int 5:(165)2014

25553758. Erratum: Moten A, Schafer D, Ferrari M. Redefining global health priorities: Improving cancer care in developing settings. J Glob Health 2014;4: 010304corr1. J Glob Health 4:1(010304corr1)2014 Jun

25548078. Erratum: Drug-Use Evaluation Comparing Dexmedetomidine Use at 3 Health Authority Sites Relative to Manufacturer's Recommended Directions (DECODE Study): Correction. Can J Hosp Pharm 67:6(461)2014 Nov

25547325. Park SJ, Pai KS, Kim JM, Park K, Kim KS, Song SH, Park S, Kim SO, Ryu DS, Baek M, Lee SD, Lee JW, Im YJ, Han SW, Chung JM, Cho MH, Ha TS, Cho WY, Suh HJ, Erratum: Efficacy and Tolerability of Anticholinergics in Korean Children with Overactive Bladder: A Multicenter Retrospective Study. J Korean Med Sci 30:1(119)2015 Jan

25547240. Park JH, Erratum: Correction of 1.3 Investigators in Supplementary Materials. J Korean Med Sci 30:1(118)2015 Jan

25547180. Choi EJ, Kim SA, Kim NR, Rhee JA, Yun YW, Shin MH, Erratum: Correction of Prevalence of Falls by Sex in Article 'Risk Factors for Falls in Older Korean Adults: The 2011 Community Health Survey' J Korean Med Sci 30:1(117)2015 Jan

25547152. Retraction. J Clin Diagn Res 8:10(ZZ01)2014 Oct

25544429. N'guessan K, Assi JS, Ouassa T, Ahui-Brou JM, Tehe A, Keita Sow M, Guei A, Kouakou J, Dosso M, Erratum. Eur J Microbiol Immunol (Bp) 4:4(223-224)2014 Dec

25544339. Erratum: Dopaminergic therapy affects learning and impulsivity in Parkinson's disease. Ann Clin Transl Neurol 1:11(953)2014 Nov

25544112. Yang SC, Lin CH, Sung CT, Fang JY, Corrigendum: Antibacterial activities of bacteriocins: application in foods and pharmaceuticals. Front Microbiol 5:(683)2014

25544057. Börnke F, Corrigendum: The complex becomes more complex: protein-protein interactions of SnRK1 with DUF581 family proteins provide a framework for cell- and stimulus type-specific SnRK1 signaling in plants. Front Plant Sci 5:(693)2014

25534119. Erratum to "The Effectiveness of Endoscopic Radiofrequency Denervation of Medial Branch for Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain" by Jeong SY, et al. (J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56 : 338-343, 2014). J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56:5(454)2014 Nov

25533991. Erratum to "Comparison of the Indications and Treatment Results of Burr-Hole Drainage at the Maximal Thickness Area versus Twist-Drill Craniostomy at the Pre-Coronal Point for the Evacuation of Symptomatic Chronic Subdural Hematomas" by Kim GH, et al. (J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56 : 243-247, 2014). J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56:5(453)2014 Nov

25533814. Erratum to "Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Medical and Surgical Management of Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Korea" by Kim JE, et al. (J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56 : 175-187, 2014). J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56:5(452)2014 Nov

25533697. Erratum to "Usefulness of Ultrasound for Detecting Suspected Peripheral Nerve Lesions in Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy : Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature" by Jung JH, et al. (J Korean Neurosurg Soc 53 : 132-135, 2013). J Korean Neurosurg Soc 56:5(451)2014 Nov

25533552. Sharma MK, Verma AK, Gupta BK, Somvanshi R, Singh C, Arya S, Erratum: Anatomical model broncho-trainer: A new training device: Corrigendum. Indian J Anaesth 58:5(679)2014 Sep

25533383. Hemlata, Kishore K, Erratum: Concomitant Takayasu arteritis and Cushing syndrome in a child undergoing open adrenalectomy: An anaesthetic challenge: Corrigendum. Indian J Anaesth 58:5(679)2014 Sep

25519180. Noudoost B, Clark KL, Corrigendum: "The role of prefrontal catecholamines in attention and working memory". Front Neural Circuits 8:(142)2014

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

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(184)2014 Sep

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