John Y. Choi, MD, MPH


  • Vascular neurologist and Director for Neurological Pain Services
  • President, CT Division of the Intersocietal Accreditation Society


Clinical Research Studies/Clinical Interests:

  • CLOTBUST trial for acute stroke
  • Telemedicine for stroke
  • Stroke disease
  • Pain related to neurological disease

Education and Training:

  • B.A.,  Boston University, Boston, MA
  • M.D.,  Hahnemann University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.P.H. (Masters of Public Health), University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX
  • Neurology Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Stroke Fellowship, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Neurorehabilitation Fellowship, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Vascular Neurology
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties Board Certification in Neuroimaging
  • American Society of Neurorehabilitation Certification in Neurorehabilitation

State Licensures:

  • Licensed Physician, State of Virginia

​Professional Committees/Society Memberships:

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Neuroimaging


  • ​Jerome SD, Farrell MB, Godiwala T, Heller GV, Bezold LI, Choi JY, Cockroft KM,
  • Gornik HL, Katanick SL, Manning WJ. Facility Perception of Nuclear Cardiology Accreditation: Results of an Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Survey. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2014.
  • Choi JY, Liebeskind D. ICACTL Update 2009.
  • Choi JY, Stroke Awareness Update, Valley Healthlink, 2009.
  • Choi JY, Liebeskind D. Acute Stroke Appendix For CT Guidelines. ICACTL, IAC, March 2008.
  • Choi JY, Liebeskind D. Acute Stroke Process For CT Guidelines. ASN January 2008.
  • Choi JY, The Stroke Stoppers, Valley Healthlink, Summer 2007, pages 6-9.
  • Choi JY, co-presenter, Stroke Care Guide for EMS Providers, DVD presentation, sponsored via Virginia Department of Health Office of EMS and the Lord Fairfax EMS Council, May 2007.
  • Choi JY, Care Through Telemedicine. Gray Matter Newsletter, 2007; 1:1:3.
  • Choi JY, Pary JK, Alexandrov AV, Molina CA, Garami Z, Malkoff MD, Rubiera M, Shaltoni HM, Moye LA, Grotta JC. Does Clinical-CT “Mismatch” Predict Early Response to rt-PA Treatment Cerebrovasc Dis 2006; 22:384-88.
  • Choi JY, Porche NA, Albright KC, Khaja AM, Ho VS, Grotta JC. Using Telemedicine to Facilitate Thrombolytic Therapy for Patients with Acute Stroke. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006; 32(4):199-205.
  • Mikulik R, Alexandrov AV, Ribo M, Garami Z, Porche NA, Fulep E, Grotta JC, Alexandrov-Wojner AW, (Choi JY. Telemedicine Guided Carotid and Transcranial Ultrasound: A Pilot Feasibility Study, Stroke 2006 Jan;37(1):229-30.
  • Bates B, Choi JY, Duncan PW, Glasberg JJ, Graham GD, Katz RC, Lamberty K, Reker D, Zorowitz R. Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Stroke Rehabilitation: Executive Summary. Stroke. 2005;36:2049-56.
  • Duncan PW, Zorowitz R, Bates B, Choi JY, Glasberg JJ, Graham GD, Katz RC, Lamberty K, Reker D. Management of Adult Stroke Rehabilitation Care: A Clinical Practice Guideline. Stroke 2005;e100-e143.
  • Choi JY, Wojner AW, Cale RT, Gergen P, Degioanni J, Grotta JC. Telemedicine Physician Providers: Augmented Acute Stroke Care Delivery in Rural Texas, An Initial Experience. Telemedicine Journal 2004;10(Suppl 2):S90-4.
  • Choi JY, Scarborough TK. Stroke and Seizure Following a Recent Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Obesity Surgery 2004, June 14(6):857-60.
  • Choi JY, “Telemedicine, the Stroke Team and Memorial-Hermann Hospital,” Neuroscience Research Center Newsletter, 2004, 10:1:1,5.
  • Alexandrov A, Choi J, “Diagnostic Evaluation of TIA and Ischemic Stroke.” Kasner SE, Gorelick P (ed). Prevention and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke, Blue Books of Practical Neurology. Butterworth-Heinemann, Philadelphia 2004, pp 67-78.
  • Choi J, Hinds S, Feolo G. Evaluating and Managing Stroke in Young Adults. Federal Practitioner, Oct 2003:20(10):58-66.
  • Editor for VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline Working Group. VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Stroke Rehabilitation in the Primary Care Setting. Washington, DC: Office of Quality and Performance, Veterans Health Administration,
  • Department of Veterans Affairs; February 2003. Office of Quality and Performance Publication No. 10Q CPG/STR-03. Available at:
  • Marini A, Choi J, Labutta R. Transient Neurological Deficits Associated With Carbamazepine-induced Hypertension. Clin Neuropharmacol. 2003 Jul-Aug;26(4):174-6.
  • Starkman S (Chairman), Scott P (Co-Chair), Choi J (Committee member), Provider Support Systems for Acute Stroke NINDS Symposium, 2003 Washington, DC
  • Marini AM, Choi J, Labutta R. Synaptic Deprivation and Age-related Vulnerability to Hypoxic-ischemic Neuronal Injury. A Hypothesis. Ann NY Acad Sci 2001 Jun;939:238-53.
  • Choi J, Morris J, Hsu CY, “Aging and Cerebrovascular Disease,” Riggs JE (ed), Neurologic Clinic, W.B. Saunders, 1998 Aug;16(3):687-711.​


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