Calvin Choi, MD

Calvin Y Choi, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI

(352) 265-0820

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Biography

Calvin Choi, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the UF Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and specializes in Interventional Cardiology. His clinical interests include percutaneous management of complex coronary artery, structural and valvular heart disease. In particular, Dr. Choi has expertise in percutaneous management of coronary artery chronic total occlusion (CTO), Alcohol Septal Ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM), Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR), Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy (PTMC), MitraClip, para valvular leak (PVL) closure, Caval valve implantation and intra-cardiac defect closure for PFO, ASD and VSD.

Dr. Choi earned BS in Electrical Engineering and Biology from University of Maryland, MS in Physiology from Georgetown University and MD from University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Choi completed internal medicine residency, cardiovascular medicine fellowship and interventional cardiology fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Choi also completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

As the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Malcom Randall VAMC, Dr. Choi leads interventional cardiology at the Malcom Randall VAMC. As the Physician Director of Quality for the UF Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Choi leads quality improvement initiatives for the division. Dr. Choi is fluent in Korean.

Education

Fellowship - Interventional Cardiology
University of Florida
2011

Fellowship - Cardiology
University of Florida
2010

Residency - Internal Medicine
University of Florida
2006

Internship - Surgery
University of Florida
2004

MD
University of Maryland
2003

BS in Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland
1996

Board Certification

  • Cardiovascular Computer Tomography - American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Echocardiography - National Board of Echocardiography
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology - American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Honors and Awards

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine
2017

Excellence in Teaching Award
UF Department of Medicine
2015-2016

Excellence in Teaching Award
UF College of Medicine
2013

Excellence in Ambulatory Care Award
UF Department of Medicine
2005