Dr. Michael Choi
Dr. Michael Choi is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in the Lap-Band and gastric sleeve weight-loss surgery. He graduated from Tulane University with a BS degree in biology in 1993. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathy from Nova Southeastern University in 1999. He served his internship at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida. He continued his surgical residency training at Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY from 2000-2003, where he also served as Chief Surgical Resident. Dr. Choi continued his subspecialty Fellowship education at University of California Davis where he received specialized training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. After completing his extensive training, he joined a private practice surgical group for a year at Dobb Ferry Hospital in Dobbs Ferry, NY, where he performed both Lap-Band and gastric bypass procedures.
Since Dr. Choi has started his practice in the south Florida area, he has performed over 3000 successful Lap-Band procedures. He currently performs the most Lap-Band procedures in all of south Florida. He is the only surgeon in south Florida who is able to perform the Lap-Band surgery in an office-based setting. He has patients that come to see him not only from within Florida, but also from out of state and country as well.
Dr. Choi is credentialed at Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West. He also serves as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery for Nova Southeastern Medical School. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Dr. Choi is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Florida, New York and California.