Dr. Theodore Choma, MD

Dr. Theodore Choma, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Theodore Choma, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Columbia, MO. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

1100 VIRGINIA AVE

Columbia, MO 65212

Contact Information

(573) 882-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
82

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Walter Reed Army Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Walter Reed Army Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Twin Cities Spine Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Choma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Choma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Choma to family and friends
3.3
based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Choma's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Sedalia Missouri |
Went to see Dr. Choma for neck issues, was told I needed surgery set it up and when I came to my lower back had been fused, I had a flank cut and a posterior cut, my 12th rib was removed, my diaphragm had been cut and my abdominal muscles used to repair it, Dr. Choma refused to even see me while I...more
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in Columbia, MO |
Dr.Choma and his team are excellent they came and check on my after surgery. The the level of skill and service was beyond my expectations!!!! I the pain I was having issues gone and he wasn't even sure it was going to work. I can't thank him and his amazing team enough.....
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in Jefferson City, MO |
After a bad car wreck I went to Dr. Choma. After dealing with other surgeons in the area his level of care, attitude, and people skills are above average and not the norm if you have ever dealt with other surgeons. He took his time answering my questions and those of my family. His level of...more
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in Centralia, MO |
While Dr Choma has an impressive resume, his people skills are horrendous. I had an acdf that had failed to fuse, so I returned to moi, my original surgeon had moved away and I ended up with Dr Choma. The consultation appt was done mostly by his resident, then he came in, sat up on the table,...more
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in Jefferson City, MO |
I did my homework before going to see him for my second opinion. He was very straightforward and spent an above average amount of time with me answering all my questions.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Choma accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Choma has admitting privileges

University of Missouri Health Care
ONE HOSPITAL DRIVE
Columbia, MO 65212
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