Dr. Paul M. Choi
- Written by Los Angeles Colonoscopy
Dr. Paul M. Choi is the current Director of Los Angeles Endoscopy Center. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist. He received his undergraduate degree from M.I.T. in Cambridge, MA where he graduated with top honors and was elected to the honor society, phi beta kappa. He obtained his medical education from the Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA where he was awarded highly coveted the John Harvard National Scholarship for full four years. He did his internal medicine training at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Choi obtained his gastroenterology training at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. After completing his formal medical training, he had spent additional years working on oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes at the Center for Cancer Research of the Columbia University. Dr. Choi served as an Associate Medical Staff at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA and Director of Clinical Research in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. As a result, he is able to bring a very strong background in basic science and clinical research to the patient care. Dr. Choi has written extensively for peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, and spoke at numerous national gastroenterology conventions. He is currently a Fellow Member of the American Gastroenterological Association (F.A.G.A). He has previously served as clinical faculty at both the Harvard Medical School and UCLA School of Medicine. He was recently honored for being voted as the Top 10 gastroenterologists in the state of California.