Brian Choi, MD, Cardiology, Washington, DC, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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Cardiology Washington, DC

Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Chief Medical Information Officer; Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging

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  • Brian Choi, MD, FACC, is Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Co-Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging, and Chief Medical Information Officer of the medical faculty at the George Washington University. He specializes in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging including cardiovascular CT and MRI, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography. His clinical interests include the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure.

    Dr. Choi’s research uses non-invasive imaging to assess coronary artery disease treatment strategies, atherosclerotic plaque composition, and their thrombotic complications, and he has developed new products for some of the world’s leading healthcare companies. He is also a contributor to textbooks including chapters on “The Clinical Approach to the Patient with Thrombosis” in Platelets in Cardiovascular and Hematologic Disorders and “Lipoprotein Metabolism and Vascular Biology” in Therapeutic Lipidology. Dr. Choi has been invited to speak at medical conferences worldwide, and his research has been honored with an American Heart Association Merit Award for Young Investigators, the New York Cardiological Society Young Investigator Award, and a National Institutes of Health National Service Research Award.

    Dr. Choi is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His professional activities include membership in the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He has been an abstract grader for the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions and an invited reviewer for scientific publications submitted to Circulation.

    Dr. Choi received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He received his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
  • Brian Choi, MD | The GW Medical Faculty Associates

    The GW Medical Faculty Associates is the largest independent physician group in the DC area with more than 750 providers and 51 clinical specialties.

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2004 - 2008
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2004
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 2002
  • Yale UniversityBA, Biology & Economics, 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2003 - 2008
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • Certification Board of Nuclear CardiologyNuclear Cardiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Top Doctor Washingtonian
  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • GW Experts Available to Comment for Stories During American Heart Month
    GW Experts Available to Comment for Stories During American Heart MonthJanuary 29th, 2020
  • ACC/AHA Guideline Writers’ Disclosures vs Open Payments Don’t Add Up
    ACC/AHA Guideline Writers’ Disclosures vs Open Payments Don’t Add UpDecember 5th, 2019
  • Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis: What Causes the Heart Conditions That Killed George Michael?
    Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis: What Causes the Heart Conditions That Killed George Michael?March 7th, 2017
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  • Member, American College of Cardiology Informatics & Health IT Task Force 2017 - Present

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