Dr. Gina Choi, associate professor of medicine and surgery, 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.
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 the Associate Program Director of the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program. She is recognized as a Southern California Rising Star since 2016. Dr. Choi is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.
Medical Board Certifications
Areas of Focus
- Viral hepatitis
- Liver cancer
- Liver transplant
- Autoimmune hepatitis
- Primary biliary cholangitis
- Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars - 2016-2021
- UCLA Gastroenterology Green Apple Faculty Teaching Award - 2020
- Compassionate Care Award, UCLA Gastroenterology Fellowship Program - 2014
- J. William Fulbright Scholar - 2004