Meet Dr. Choi
Dr. Michael Choi is a Board Certified general surgeon who brings his extensive expertise in Lap-Band and gastric sleeve weight-loss surgery to Strax Rejuvenation in Lauderhill, Florida. Since starting his practice in the South Florida area, Dr. Choi has performed over 3000 successful Lap-Band procedures. He currently performs the most Lap-Band procedures in all of South Florida and is the only surgeon in the region who is able to perform the Lap-Band surgery in an office-based setting. Patients come to see him not only from within Florida, but also from out-of-state and overseas.
Dr. Choi graduated from Tulane University with a bachelor of science degree in biology, and then earned his doctorate in osteopathy from Nova Southeastern University. After serving his internship at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida, Dr. Choi continued his surgical residency training at Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY. During that time, he served as Chief Surgical Resident.
Dr. Choi continued his subspecialty fellowship education at University of California Davis where he received specialized training in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery. After completing his training, he joined a private practice surgical group at St. John’s Riverside Hospital — Dobbs Ferry Pavilion in Dobbs Ferry, New York, where he performed both Lap-Band and gastric bypass procedures.
Dr. Choi is credentialed at Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West. He also serves as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery for Nova Southeastern Medical School. He’s a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Dr. Choi is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Florida, New York, and California.