Paul D. Choi, MD

Contact Information

  • Name: Paul D. Choi
  • Degree: MD
  • Title / Position: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Street Address: 4650 Sunset Blvd.
  • City: Los Angeles
  • State/Province: California
  • Zip/Postal code: 90027
  • Country: United States
  • Office phone number: 323.361.4658
  • Office fax number: 323.361.1310
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedics

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of California San Francisco
  • Fellowship training:

    Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

  • Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
    • Scoliosis Reseearch Society
  • Specific training in hip dysplasia:

    AAOS, AONA courses in adolescent/young adult hip preservation,

  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • Ibrahim D, Choi PD, Skaggs DL.Abduction bracing after pavlik harness failure: an effective alternative to closed reduction and spica casting? J Pediatric Orthop B 2013;33:536-9.
    • Lee C, Arkader A, Choi PD. Risk Factors for AVN after closed reduction for DDH. (in submission)
    • Choi PD. Pediatric Hip In: AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review (Lieberman J, Ed) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, 2008. Choi PD. Pediatric Hip In: AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review (Lieberman J, Ed) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, 2008.
  • Optional Personal Statement: I have come to recognize the clear value in multi-center collaborative study efforts/initiatives – value to the patient and family with improvements in patient care and treatments and value to the treating physician with advancements in disease understanding and opportunities for research. I have witnessed and experienced these valuable benefits as part of the International Perthes Study Group (IPSG) and would look forward to participation in a similar group looking at an equally important problem as hip dysplasia.

Practice Information

  • Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Infants and children, Adolescents
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