Dr. Young Choi, MD

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Pain Medicine | Male

1581 State Route 27 Edison, NJ 08817 Get Directions
Dr. Young Choi, MD
Dr. Young Choi, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Edison, NJ. He is 68 years old. Dr. Choi is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway.

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Dr. Choi's Reviews

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based on 9 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Choi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Nj |
Dr. Choi got me back to work after having a lumbar lamenectomy that left me on disability with extreme low back and leg pain. I have continued to see him every year for an epidural or two. He really cares about what's best for the patient even when insurance carriers get in the way with denials. I have always recommended dr. Choi to all of my friends with failed back surgery syndrome. He is very very knowledgeable in pain management.
in Howell NJ |
Dr Choi is wonderful! He's been successfully treating my back pain for years without the use of narcotic medication. He will give you an honest and fair advise on what treatment is best for you. Would definitely recommend to anyone with chronic pain!
in New Brunswick, NJ |
Went to him cause I have cervical issues plus lumbar spine and neuropathy on top of a degenerative disease. He is the worst doctor. Doesn't want to update my referral just to put my DX on it he denied to when he the one who sent me with that referral. My therapy office has been resending him faxes for an updated referral for my therapies and he denied to do that as well! Find another pain management doctor! He's not worth it!!
Belmar NJ |
I have never met such a nasty, sarcastic, and judge mental person as Dr. Choi. Having multiple herniated discs throughout my back and being in terrible pain, he suggested that I go work out to feel better. Really? He didn't offer any of his available procedures such as an epidural or acupuncture. When asked about these options, he replied with a smirk, "well maybe that would help." He had no interest in my medical issues or in finding a way to give me relief from my pain. What a whack!
Harrison, NJ |
Dr. Choi is the most condescending and rude nasty person I have ever dealt with in any aspect of life. I was referred to him by my insurance company because I am in search of a pain management doctor after some very severe surgery that I have had this year. I left his office crying. I would say to anyone that is considering going to see him please try to find someone else. I would hate to see anyone subject themselves what I have experienced with him.
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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 Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Pain Management Doctor by New York Magazine, Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, Patient's Choice Award, For many y
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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Yonsei University, College Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Vernon Hospital
    Mt Vernon Hosp
  • Residency Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hosp/Yale University

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UMDNJ Rw Johnson University Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection