Associate Director, Transplant Hepatology FellowshipHealth Sciences Assistant Professor of Medicine and SurgeryVatche & Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive DiseasesPfleger Liver InstituteDumont-UCLA Liver Transplant CenterDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dr. Choi specializes in general and transplant hepatology. She focuses on treating patients with the complications of cirrhosis and manages their evaluation and care before and after liver transplant. She is well versed in the newest approaches to treat viral hepatitis and fatty liver. She is part of a multi-disciplinary team employing the latest treatments for liver cancer. She is also interested in autoimmune liver disease, including autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cholangitis, and in caring for women with liver disease, including in pregnancy.
Dr. Choi graduated from Stanford University and subsequently spent one year in Korea as a Fulbright Scholar. She speaks both English and Korean. She earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and completed her internal medicine residency at New York University (NYU). This was followed by a gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Choi then pursued an additional year of advanced training in transplant hepatology at the University of Pennsylvania. She has received numerous teaching awards and is recognized as a Southern California Rising Star since 2016.
Dr. Choi is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and transplant hepatology.