Chun (Dan) W. Choi, M.D., joins the Johns Hopkins Division of Cardiac Surgery as a cardiothoracic/transplant surgeon. Dr. Choi’s areas of clinical expertise include adult cardiac surgery, mechanical circulatory support, heart, lung, and heart-lung transplant surgery.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Choi served as assistant professor of cardiac surgery and director of the Ex-Vivo Heart Perfusion Program at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He earned his bachelor of science degree in biochemistry and bachelor of arts degree in psychology from University of Washington. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and went on to complete general surgery residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and cardiothoracic surgery residency at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Choi completed his cardiothoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Choi is a member of several professional organizations including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American Medical Association and Association of American Medical Colleges.
Dr. Choi’s research interests include clinical outcomes in heart failure surgery, right ventricular failure, mechanical circulatory assist devices, and transplant.