Dr. Choi is the Chief of the Division of Oncodermatology at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. She specializes in providing skin care for patients undergoing cancer treatment. Her expertise includes knowledge in recognizing and managing side effects from chemotherapy that may arise as a result of stem cell or solid organ transplantation, including graft-versus-host disease and advanced skin cancer. She directs the Inpatient Dermatology Consult service for the Cancer Center, as well as the comprehensive skin care and skin cancer surveillance program for high-risk patients and all cancer survivors. She also helps to oversee Northwestern Memorial’s extracorporeal photopheresis unit. Additionally, she is director of clinical research trials investigating the prevention and treatment of toxicities.
Dr. Choi also specializes in treating patients with skin cancer. She is Co-Leader of the Skin Disease Team and an integral member of the Northwestern Melanoma Unit. For all skin cancer patients, she conducts rigorous screening skin examinations on a regular basis to detect skin cancers and sun damage to optimize prevention and therapy. She is experienced with surgical and non-surgical treatment of skin cancers and precancerous lesions.
Dr. Choi also runs a full medical and surgical dermatology practice and is experienced with the use of complex dermatologic therapies.
Dr. Choi received her BA degree from Harvard University and MD degree from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and residency in Dermatology at Yale, where she served as Chief Resident.