Dr. Young Choi, MD

Dr. Young Choi, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Young Choi, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Yonsei University, College Of Medicine and specializes in pain medicine.

1581 State Route 27

Edison, NJ 08817

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

21  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Yonsei University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Vernon Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Vernon Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale New Haven Hosp/Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • UMDNJ Rw Johnson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Choi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Choi's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Choi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...more
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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!
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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...more
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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....more
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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...more
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