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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 52

11480 Brookshire Ave Ste 205
Downey, CA 90241
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Dr. Choi's Experience

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Dr. Choi's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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PIH Health Hospital - Downey
11500 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA 90241

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Thomas B Choi MD
Thomas B Choi MD
11480 Brookshire Ave Ste 205
Downey, CA 90241
PIH Health Med Ctr Oupatnt
PIH Health Med Ctr Oupatnt
11500 Brookshire Ave Fl 1
Downey, CA 90241
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    Dr. Choi's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    2
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Nystagmus
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Choi

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of California At Los Angeles
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California Los Angeles
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Jules Stein UCLA
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Choi & Staff

    • English
    • Korean
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Choi's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Choi

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
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    4.7 out of 5

    Dr. Choi's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    13 responses

    Experience with Dr. Choi

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    13 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Thomas B Choi MD
    11480 Brookshire Ave Ste 205
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 622-3937 (Office)
    B
    PIH Health Med Ctr Oupatnt
    11500 Brookshire Ave Fl 1
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 904-5388 (Office)
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