Catherine Y. Choi, M.D.

“My philosophy in treating my patient is to provide personalized spine education,  review comprehensive treatment options and work together in determining the best path for you. “

At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

Undergraduate Studies
University of Illinois — Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

Medical School
University of Illinois — Chicago, Illinois

Training
West Suburban Hospital- Internal Medicine Internship — Chicago, IL

Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation — Chicago, IL

Fellowship
University of Chicago | Dept of Anesthesia & Critical Care | Interventional Pain Management Fellowship — Chicago, IL

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified in Pain Management
  • BLS/ACLS

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
  • Spine Injection Society (SIS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)

Lectures

  • 5/16/16: Non-Surgical Treatment for Lower Back Pain. Community Lecture for “Women’s Health Immersion Day: Total Care for Women’s Health” at Chicago Botanic Garden, NorthShore University HealthSystem.
  • 11/4/16: The Management of Opioids. Updates in Medicine for the PCP. Lecture for NorthShore Primary Care Physicians at the Renaissance Chicago NorthShore.
  • 2/3/16: Chronic Pain. Family Medicine Resident Lecture, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 1/22/16: Barriers to Effective Pain Management of Patients on Opioids. NorthShore University HealthySystem Nurse Lecture Series
  • 9/2/15: Chronic Pain Management. NorthShore University HelathSystem Women’s Issue Lecture Series
  • 9/2/15: Opiate Conversions & PCA Pumps. NorthShore University HealthSystem Nurse Practitioner Bootcamp
  • 3/18/15: Opiate Conversions & Management. PMR Resident Lecture, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital
  • 1/26/15: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Chronic Pain Meeting, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 8/13/14: Chronic Pain Management. Family Medicine Resident Lecture, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 7/9/14: Dealing with Chronic Pain. Glenview Community Lecture, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 4/15/14: Spine Injections. Chronic Pain Meeting, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 12/4/13: Chronic Opiate Management. Family Medicine, Internal Medicine joint Grand Rounds, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 9/9/13: Managing Chronic Pain Patients. Chronic Pain Meeting, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 7/11/13: Treating Chronic Pain. Oncology Grand Rounds, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 6/7/13: Chronic Low Back Pain. Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Spine Conference, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 4/3/13: Opiate Conversions. Family Medicine Resident Lecture, NorthShore University HealthSystem

Publications

  • Choi, C. (September 2016) Chronic Pain & Opiate Management. Disease- a –Month, 62(9), 334-345.

Personal Interest

Yoga, running and participating in athletic races; knitting, jewelry and invitation making; baking