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Saturday Hours

Newport Orthopedic Institute offers Saturday hours at our Irvine location. This service is intended for patients who have experienced recent sports injuries, sprains or broken bones (fractures). Our orthopedic urgent care services can provide immediate expert care by board certified sports medicine doctors. NOTE: Our Newport Beach and Huntington Beach offices are closed on weekends.

Irvine location:

  • Saturday Hours: 9:00-11:30 a.m.*
    *Walk-ins welcome Saturday ONLY
  • Phone: (949) 722-7038
  • Address:
    16300 Sand Canyon Ave, Suite 400
    Irvine, CA 92618

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Meet Dr. Brian J. Choi:

Dr. Brian ChoiDr. Brian Jin Choi is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine physician. He completed his sports medicine fellowship from the University of California, San Diego. 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. Dr. Choi speaks fluent Korean.

The following can be treated on a walk-in basis on Saturday mornings at our Irvine location:

  • Sprains or strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Closed fractures
  • Minor dislocations
  • Lacerations
  • Concussion management
  • Recent back pain
  • Joint or muscle injuries
  • Cast or wound dressing problems
  • Painful, swollen or injured joints such as knees, elbows and shoulders
  • Tennis elbow and other sports injuries
  • Torn or injured ligaments & tendons
  • Foot and ankle injuries

In addition to scheduled appointments, Dr. Choi will also be available for walk-ins needing urgent orthopedic care, including concussion care management. Newport Orthopedic Institute understands when injuries occur time is important and receiving prompt, expert treatment can make all the difference. Saturday availability allows access to specialized, orthopedic care immediately instead of waiting through the weekend.

If you would like more information, please call our office at
(949) 722-7038.