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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)

26612551. Abril PA, Salazar MF, García NL, Moya MN, Guerra YU, Mendoza YG, Apo EG, Macías LG, Erratum: WHO Grade IV Gliofibroma: A Grading Label Denoting Malignancy for an Otherwise Commonly Misinterpreted Neoplasm. J Pathol Transl Med 49:6(538)2015 Nov

26604967. Emergence of cancer stem cells in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A therapeutic insight with literature review: Retraction. Dent Res J (Isfahan) 12:5(498)2015 Sep-Oct

26604742. Erratum: Cytotoxicity and physicochemical characterization of iron-manganese-doped sulfated zirconia nanoparticles [Corrigendum]. Int J Nanomedicine 10:(6657)2015

26604735. Erratum: Pulmonary hemodynamic profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [Corrigendum]. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 10:(2377)2015

26600659. Erratum: A critical review of pharmacological significance of Hydrogen Sulfide in hypertension: Erratum. Indian J Pharmacol 47:5(577)2015 Sep-Oct

26594209. Singh RP, Shelke GM, Kumar A, Jha PN, Corrigendum: Biochemistry and genetics of ACC deaminase: a weapon to "stress ethylene" produced in plants. Front Microbiol 6:(1255)2015

26583082. Bernhard MC, Li P, Allison DB, Gohlke JM, Corrigendum: Warm Ambient Temperature Decreases Food Intake in a Simulated Office Setting: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Front Nutr 2:(36)2015

26579173. Mo M, Yokawa K, Wan Y, Baluška F, Corrigendum: How and why do root apices sense light under the soil surface? Front Plant Sci 6:(930)2015

26577919. Chandrasekaran PN, Dezfulian C, Polderman KH, What is the right temperature to cool post-cardiac arrest patients? Crit Care 19:(406)2015 Nov 18

26576401. Kim JK, Jeon BG, Song YS, Seo MS, Kwon YH, Park JW, Ryoo SB, Jeong SY, Park KJ, Erratum: Biofeedback Therapy Before Ileostomy Closure in Patients Undergoing Sphincter-Saving Surgery for Rectal Cancer: A Pilot Study. Ann Coloproctol 31:5(205)2015 Oct

26576205. Jiwa M, Notice of Retraction: Srirangaraj S, Kali A, Charles MVP. Antibiotic screening of urine culture as a tool for internal quality audit. Australas Med J 8:10(337)2015

26576130. Yoon JH, Son JW, Chung H, Park CH, Kim YJ, Chang HJ, Hong GR, Kim TH, Ha JW, Choi BW, Rim SJ, Chung N, Choi EY, Erratum: Relationship between Myocardial Extracellular Space Expansion Estimated with Post-Contrast T1 Mapping MRI and Left Ventricular Remodeling and Neurohormonal Activation in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Korean J Radiol 16:6(1374)2015 Nov-Dec

26576129. Woo S, Kim SY, Cho JY, Kim SH, Erratum: Shear Wave Elastography for Detection of Prostate Cancer: A Preliminary Study. Korean J Radiol 16:6(1373)2015 Nov-Dec

26576064. Shubitidze F, Kekalo K, Stigliano R, Baker I, Erratum: "Magnetic nanoparticles with high specific absorption rate of electromagnetic energy at low field strength for hyperthermia therapy" [J. Appl. Phys. 117, 094302 (2015)]. J Appl Phys 118:17(179901)2015 Nov 7

26566505. Le Barz M, Anhê FF, Varin TV, Desjardins Y, Levy E, Roy D, Urdaci MC, Marette A, Erratum: Figure Correction: Probiotics as Complementary Treatment for Metabolic Disorders. Diabetes Metab J 39:5(448-9)2015 Oct

26550448. Pterostilbene attenuates inflammation in rat heart subjected to ischemia-reperfusion: role of TLR4/NF-?B signaling pathway [Retraction]. Int J Clin Exp Med 8:8(14565)2015

26543943. Cetin G, Reply: To PMID 25541654. Turk J Haematol 32:2(190)2015 Jun

26543942. Kantarcioglu B, Reply: To PMID 25541660. Turk J Haematol 32:2(189)2015 Jun

26543941. Akay OM, Reply: To PMID 25541666. Turk J Haematol 32:2(188)2015 Jun

26543637. Erratum to video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery right upper posterior segmentectomywith systemic mediastinal lymph node dissection. J Thorac Dis 7:9(E393)2015 Sep

26543480. Erratum: Anesthetic management of craniosynostosis repair in patient with Apert syndrome: Erratum. Saudi J Anaesth 9:4(496)2015 Oct-Dec

26539398. Weber-Wulff D, In-dental office screening for diabetes mellitus using gingival crevicular blood: Retraction. J Int Soc Prev Community Dent 5:5(432)2015 Sep-Oct

26539171. Retraction: In silico 3D structure analysis accelerates the solution of a real viral structure and antibodies docking mechanism. Front Microbiol 6:(1138)2015

26539153. Lockwood G, Dingemanse M, Corrigendum: Iconicity in the lab: a review of behavioral, developmental, and neuroimaging research into sound-symbolism. Front Psychol 6:(1624)2015

26539059. Lee HB, Patriarca A, Magan N, Erratum: Alternaria in Food: Ecophysiology, Mycotoxin Production and Toxicology. Mycobiology 43:3(371)2015 Sep

26538983. Sealing ability of lateral condensation, thermoplasticized gutta-percha and flowable gutta-percha obturation techniques: A comparative in vitro study: Retraction. J Pharm Bioallied Sci 7:Suppl 2(S830)2015 Aug

26538866. Understanding implantation window, a crucial phenomenon: Retraction. J Hum Reprod Sci 8:3(187)2015 Jul-Sep

26538865. Sample size estimation and power analysis for clinical research studies: Retraction. J Hum Reprod Sci 8:3(186)2015 Jul-Sep

26535181. Withdrawal of Papers. Transl Med UniSa 12:(4)2015 May-Aug

26535180. Galanti G, Stefani L, Scacciati I, Mascherini G, Buti G, Maffulli N, Erratum: "Eating and Nutrition Habits in Young Competitive Athletes: A Comparison Between Soccer Players and Cyclists". Transl Med UniSa 12:(1-3)2015 May-Aug

26528476. Toumanidou T, Noailly J, Corrigendum: Musculoskeletal Modeling of the Lumbar Spine to Explore Functional Interactions between Back Muscle Loads and Intervertebral Disk Multiphysics. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 3:(163)2015

26528466. Chapman S, Joshi K, Corrigendum: Fomenting Sickness: Nocebo Priming of Residents about Wind Farm Health Harms. Front Public Health 3:(234)2015

26528275. Erratum: Glucose-tolerant ß-glucosidase retrieved from a Kusaya gravy metagenome. Front Microbiol 6:(1131)2015

26527294. Corrigendum. Paediatr Child Health 20:7(416)2015 Oct

26512220. Correction. J Med Libr Assoc 103:4(197)2015 Oct

26511136. Erratum to: Eur J Ophthalmol, 2014; 24: 44-52 and Eur J Ophthalmol. 2012; 22: 175-87. Eur J Ophthalmol 25:6(575)2015 Oct 9

26509197. McCarthy ST, Tujios S, Fontana RJ, Rahnama-Moghadam S, Elmunzer B, Kwon RS, Wamsteker EJ, Anderson MA, Scheiman JM, Elta GH, Piraka CR, Reply: To PMID 25287001. Dig Dis Sci 60:9(2844-6)2015 Sep

26508950. Cho WH, Erratum: Update of Sepsis: Recent Evidences about Early Goal Directed Therapy. Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 78:4(474)2015 Oct

26508887. Nathaniel TI, Soyinka JO, Adedeji A, Imeh-Nathaniel A, Correction to "Molecular and Physiological Factors of Neuroprotection in Hypoxia-tolerant Models: Pharmacological Clues for the Treatment of Stroke". J Exp Neurosci 9:(87)2015

26508844. Erratum: The role of citicoline in cognitive impairment: pharmacological characteristics, possible advantages, and doubts for an old drug with new perspectives [Corrigendum]. Clin Interv Aging 10:(1625)2015

26500661. Xie Q, Niu J, Xu X, Xu L, Zhang Y, Fan B, Liang X, Zhang L, Yin S, Han L, Corrigendum: De novo assembly of the Japanese lawngrass (Zoysia japonica Steud.) root transcriptome and identification of candidate unigenes related to early responses under salt stress. Front Plant Sci 6:(811)2015

26500602. Erratum: Observing the restriction of another person: vicarious reactance and the role of self-construal and culture. Front Psychol 6:(1584)2015

26491630. Iida N, Tanaka K, Tokunaga E, Takahashi H, Shibata N, Corrigendum: Regioisomer-Free C 4h ß-Tetrakis(tert-butyl)metallo-phthalocyanines: Regioselective Synthesis and Spectral Investigations. ChemistryOpen 4:5(548)2015 Oct

26487971. Teixidó C, Karachaliou N, González-Cao M, Morales-Espinosa D, Rosell R, Erratum to Assays for predicting and monitoring responses to lung cancer immunotherapy. Cancer Biol Med 12:3(259)2015 Sep

26484000. Yeom JS, Kwon KT, Lee J, Seo YB, Cheong HS, Kwon HH, Cheong HJ, Erratum: Vaccination guideline for Immigrant in Korea by Korean Society of Infectious Diseases. Infect Chemother 47:3(223)2015 Sep

26483797. Fennelly KP, Jones-López EC, Corrigendum: Quantity and Quality of Inhaled Dose Predicts Immunopathology in Tuberculosis. Front Immunol 6:(511)2015

26483751. Erratum: An other-race effect for configural and featural processing of faces: upper and lower face regions play different roles. Front Psychol 6:(1517)2015

26483663. Tsagkaridis K, Watson CE, Jax SA, Buxbaum LJ, Corrigendum: The role of action representations in thematic object relations. Front Hum Neurosci 9:(548)2015

26483659. Seeber M, Scherer R, Wagner J, Solis-Escalante T, Müller-Putz GR, Corrigendum: EEG beta suppression and low gamma modulation are different elements of human upright walking. Front Hum Neurosci 9:(542)2015

26483648. Erratum: Optimal feedback control successfully explains changes in neural modulations during experiments with brain-machine interfaces. Front Syst Neurosci 9:(137)2015

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