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 California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Choi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Choi to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Choi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...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...more
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I highly recommend Dr John J Choi! Just 5 days after he performed my surgery, I'm up and moving around with minimal pain! He listened to my concerns, and explained everything in a clear and understandable way. Thank you Doc!
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