Dr. John Choi, MD

Dr. John Choi, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. John Choi, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, complex general surgical oncology, and more.

21 Reade Pl Ste 3100

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 214-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 88% of peers

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6  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

89  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • American University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Stamford Hosp-Columbia U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Southern California / School Of Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Choi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Choi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Choi

3.6

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
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Wonderful caring doctor. Had two major surgeries and he spent a very long time explaining every aspect of what I should expect. Follow up after both was exceptional. Staff was warm and caring. Always returned calls. Cannot say enough good things about him. Zane
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This doctor has no knowledge of, or desire to assist patients with addiction issues. If you are an addict, (recovered)...find another office to get a surgeon. DANGER HERE Even with prior disclosure of being a treated addict AND consent to speak to doctor prescribing medication for this, they...Read More
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Had surgery. This doctor doesn't want to see you or talk to you. He saw me a couple of minutes before surgery and a couple of minutes after. After surgery check up is done by PA. I wanted to see the dr. for a check up. When I made an appt. to see the Dr. instead of a PA, the made me wait a...Read More
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Sarcastic,pompous and arrogant .
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Dr. Choi's staff cancelled their appointment on my sister without speaking to her. They left a message on an answering machine that wasnt hers. Her situation is dire, needs to schedule an operation ASAP, and the staff doesnt understand the importance of a consult with him at this time. Shameful...Read More
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