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Brian Choi, DO

  • Primary Specialty:
    Sports Medicine (Non-Operative)
  • Areas of Interest: Elbow,  Hip,  Knee,  Shoulder,  
  • Non-Operative Orthopedic Care, Sports Medicine
Procedures & Conditions Treated:

Procedures:

  • Arthritis Management
  • Closed Reduction
  • Concussion Treatment & Baseline Testing
  • Corticosteroids / Cortisone Shots
  • Custom Orthotics
  • Elbow Arthritis Treatment
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection (Viscosupplementation)¹
  • Nerve Conduction Study
  • Non-Operative Osteonecrosis Treatment
  • Olecranon Bursa Aspiration
  • PRP Injections²
  • Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injections

¹ Check with your insurance provider prior to treatment as some insurance companies have deemed viscosupplementation as not being a "medically necessary" procedure.
² PRP Injections are not yet approved by the FDA and therefore are considered an experimental medical procedure and are not covered by insurance.

Conditions:

  • AC Joint Separation
  • ACL Injury
  • ACL Tear
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Baker's Cyst
  • Bankart Lesion
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries
  • Bursitis of the Hip
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Chondromalacia
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Dislocated Knee / Kneecap Dislocation
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Subluxation
  • Distal Biceps /Triceps Ruptures
  • Dysplasia
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Contracture
  • Elbow Instability
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Erb's Palsy
  • Femoral-Acetabular Impingement
  • Fractured Knee
  • Frozen Shoulder / Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis
  • Groin Strain
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Hip Cyst
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Strain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Hyperextension of the Elbow
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries
  • Knee Cysts
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder
  • Labrum Tear
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • LCL Injury
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow
  • MCL Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Strain
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • PCL Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee / Chondromalacia Patella
  • Sciatica
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Calcific Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • SLAP Lesion Tear
  • Snapping Hip
  • Sports Concussion
  • Sports Hernia
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprained Elbow
  • Strained Elbow
  • Strained Knee
  • Suprascapular Nerve Injury
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy / Entrapment
  • Synovitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondyltitis
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Triceps Tendonitis
  • UCL Tear
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Unstable Knee Cap

Biography

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
  • Medical School
  • A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency
  • Dignity Health Northridge Medical Center (Family Medicine)
  • Fellowship
  • University of California, San Diego (Sports Medicine)
Board Certification
  • Sports Medicine Subspecialty Board Certification (CAQSM - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine)
Associations
  • American Board of Family Medicine
Awards
  • Chief Resident: Dignity Health Northridge Family Medicine Residency (2018)
  • Osteopathic Medical Honors Society (2014)
  • Provost's Honors: University of California San Diego (2009)
Affiliated Locations
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • Hoag Hospital - Irvine
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian - Newport Beach
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Huntington Beach Orthopedics