Gina Choi, MD

Gina Choi, MD

Transplant Hepatology| Gastroenterology
Primary Location
Pfleger Liver Institute
200 Medical Plaza
214
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-4337

About

  • Associate Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program

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.

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Transplant Hepatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012

Fellowships

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2015
UCLA School of Medicine, 2014

Residency

New York University School of Medicine, 2011

Internship

New York University School of Medicine, 2009

Degree

UCSF School of Medicine, MD, 2008

Locations

West Los Angeles

Pfleger Liver Institute

Liver Transplant Surgery| Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery| Pediatric Liver Transplant Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Videos

Autoimmune Hepatitis | Gina Choi, MD | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Liver Disorders: Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholangitis | Gina Choi, MD | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Liver Disorders: Challenging Patient Cases |. UCLA Digestive Diseases
Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) | UCLA Digestive Diseases

Research

Interests

  • Hepatitis B
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver transplant

Awards

  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars - 2016-2021
  • Compassionate Care Award, UCLA Gastroenterology Fellowship Program - 2014
  • J. William Fulbright Scholar - 2004