Dr. Michael Choi, MD

Dr. Michael Choi, MD

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Dr. Michael Choi, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He has been practicing for 12 years. Read his story

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Dominion Insurance
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers
Neutropenia
high
more than 80% of peers
Bone Marrow Biopsy
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Choi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Choi "Dr. Choi is a hematologist and medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with blood cancers and other blood disorders, with an emphasis on chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). He is a part of UC San Diego's CLL research team, collaborating with the laboratories of Drs. Thomas Kipps, Januario Castro, and Dennis Carson to help develop new therapies for patients with blood cancers. His clinical research interests include highly targeted novel therapies that can be used to treat blood cancers in a personalize and molecularly-driven manner. Dr. Choi has received a young investigator award from the Tower Cancer Research Foundation, and research training through the American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute."

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
3

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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 of recommending Dr. Choi to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Choi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Same Day
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Dr. Choi accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Choi has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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