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James Choi, MD

Interventional Cardiology
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About
Dr. Choi is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. He also holds certifications from the Board of Nuclear Cardiology and National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Choi has special interest in cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients, complex coronary interventions: left main and chronic total occlusions, mitral valve interventions, structural heart interventions, and peripheral vascular disease. He has published numerous related articles and currently conducting clinical research on coronary stent implantation for left main disease and chronic total occlusions as well as novel treatments for resistant hypertension. Dr. Choi received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. He was appointed Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and he was appointed Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology and The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions as well as a member of American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, Korean-American Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society, and Texas Medical Association.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
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Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
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Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
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Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Il (2003)
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Il (2004)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Il (2000)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Il (1998)
  • Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Il (1997)
  • Education: Northwestern University Medical School (1997)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School (2003)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School (2000)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School (1998)
Certifications
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine/Interve
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiov
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare.As part of that vision, Baylor Scott &White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, James Choi, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Medtronic Vascular, Inc.Consulting
Ablative Solutions, Inc.Consulting

Consulting: Service to a company (including as member of an advisory board) to give advice and expertise on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state, typically provided under a written agreement and in response to a particular business need

Reviews(94)
Overall: 4.8*
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Dec 19, 2019
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Dec 18, 2019
best overall care experience ever
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Dec 17, 2019
everything was great
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Dec 9, 2019
Dr Choi's office is the most efficient I have ever seen
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Dec 3, 2019
dr Choi and his staff have been wonderful. always willing to answer my questions and very helpful- plus Dr Choi has never appeared to be n a hurry- even though I know he is very busy. I am very grateful to have him as my cardiologist
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Nov 27, 2019
awesome giving clear description of my condition and the treatment plans
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Nov 27, 2019
Dr Choi is the best. I have complete confidence in him. extremely knowledgeable, highly credentialed,and terrific bedside manners. so happy he is my cardiologist. Dr. Choi's staff is highly competent with wonder relationship skills. Terrific patient care and concern.
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Nov 21, 2019
excellent
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Nov 15, 2019
excellent care always.
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Nov 11, 2019
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Nov 11, 2019
He provided me with assurance of being well equipped in handling my problem.
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Nov 8, 2019
good place
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Nov 8, 2019
excellent
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