Dr. Brian Jin Choi is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine
physician. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of
California San Diego with a major in human biology and a minor in music.
He attended medical school at A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic
Medicine in Arizona, and completed his family medicine residency at Northridge
Family Medicine Program, an affiliate of UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine,
where he served as a chief resident during the last year of residency.
He then went on to complete his sports medicine fellowship from the University
of California, San Diego.
Outside of the clinic, he volunteers his time to help cover various sporting
events, such as high school football games, water polo, rugby, and other
mass participation events. Dr. Choi is currently a team physician for
the USA Women’s Water Polo team, and as part of his fellowship he
helped cover games and practices for San Diego State University football
and basketball and for San Diego Legion, a Major League Rugby team.
Born in South Korea, he moved to the states at a young age and grew up
in Orange County, CA. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching
various sports, practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, snowboarding, cooking,
and spending time with his wife and their rescued shepherd-mix dog.
Education & Training
MEDICAL EDUCATION: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine
RESIDENCY: Dignity Health Northridge Medical Center (Family Medicine)
FELLOWSHIP: University of California, San Diego (Sports Medicine)
Areas of Interest
Dr. Choi specializes in the non-operative treatment of sports and orthopedic
injuries and conditions.
Awards & Recognitions
Chief Resident: Dignity Health Northridge Family Medicine Residency (2017-2018)
Osteopathic Medical Honors Society (2012-2014)
Provost's Honors: University of California San Diego (2007-2009)
Other Specialties or Certifications
SUB-SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION: Sports Medicine Subspecialty Board Certification (CAQSM - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine)