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Gastroenterology | Male

3663 W 6th St Ste 306 Los Angeles, CA 90020 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

The Los Angeles Endoscopy Center is a facility that speciaizes in providing the highest quality medical care at a low, inexpensive price. We concentrate in the diagnosis and treatment of intestinal disorders such as screening for colon cancer and polyp. Procedures performed at our center include colonoscopy and upper endoscopy. We have been continually serving individuals residing in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area since 1996. We are open 6 days a week including Saturdays. We have the distinction of having obtained a formal facility accreditation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The L.A.Endoscopy Center is located only 3 miles from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, California. We are easily accessible from freeways 10, 101 and 110.

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Biography

Dr. Paul Choi, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Choi is affiliated with Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and Saint Vincent Medical Center.

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    Dr. Choi's Reviews

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    4.8
    based on 26 total surveys (5 with 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
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (5)
    in LOS ANGELES |
    I saw Dr Choi yesterday for a consultation and upper endoscopy. The procedure was fine, not painful at all. I was so nervous before, I was in tears, but all the nurses were super nice, calmed me down and gave me the meds I needed. For the procedure. I was aware of it happening, but I guess because of the meds, I didn't feel pain and it went smoothly. I slept for an hour afterwards before getting up to speak to him again. I had a consult both before and after the procedure, before, to make sure
    Burbank, CA |
    He's very professional and efficient. His staff is friendly and excellent at what they do.
    Los Angeles, CA |
    Dr. Choi is very caring and professional. He helped me download the app on the cel phone for colonoscopy and the procedure was painless. All his staffs are kind and courteous. It's very easy to make an appointment.
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Dr. Choi is the most highly qualified gastrointestinologist to provide such an affordable service and is the only reason we were able to get a colonoscopy which was way overdue. He and his staff are excellent, very informative, and not only does he explain everything out in detail, they actually provide you with ipads in the waiting room with his very easy to understand videos on a variety of digestive health subjects if you want further explanation. He has brought consumerism back to healthcare
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Very good experience. Good at explaining options during the consult. After talking to the doctor, I decided to have the colonoscopy without anesthesia to avoid the bad reaction I had in a previous colonoscopy done elsewhere 10 years earlier. Dr. Choi promised it would be quick and it was. The procedure itself took less than 10 minutes. It was painless, except for a few seconds of what felt like stomach cramps as the scope went in. Highly recommended. Friendly staff.
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    Dr. Choi's Care Philosophy

    The Los Angeles Endoscopy Center is a facility that speciaizes in providing the highest quality medical care at a low, inexpensive price. We concentrate in the diagnosis and treatment of intestinal disorders such as screening for colon cancer and polyp. Procedures performed at our center include colonoscopy and upper endoscopy. We have been continually serving individuals residing in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area since 1996. We are open 6 days a week including Saturdays. We have the distinction of having obtained a formal facility accreditation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The L.A.Endoscopy Center is located only 3 miles from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, California. We are easily accessible from freeways 10, 101 and 110.

    Dr. Choi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
    •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophagitis
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastroparesis
    • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Indigestion
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      Harvard Medical School

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      New York Hospital

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Hospital

      Completed in 1987

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Colum Presby

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Korean
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Procedures Performed

    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy