Tony J. Choi, MD

Tony J. Choi, MD

4.9 
316 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy - Elbow
  • Distal Biceps Repair
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Orthobiologic Implants
  • Reconstructive Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - 2003
Internship:
University of Missouri-Columbia - 2004
Residency:
University of Missouri-Columbia - 2008
Fellowships:
University of Florida - 2009

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

316 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi was very professional, took time to explain my problem, and really listened to my concerns.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Their care to me was great!

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Asked and answered in the first question.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, explained everything and answered all my questions.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

He is not on a hurry, easy to talk to, covers everything dealing with your procedure, and he even speaks to your spouse and answers any questions they may have.

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August 14, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi spent time explaining my procedure so I could make informed decisions. I had a successful surgery and his protocols for rehab have given me a great result.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Already stated

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August 06, 2021

5.0

I feel Dr. Choi and his staff were very thorough and friendly. He answered all my questions. I was very happy with the visit. I am to have another visit in 2 months and hopefully I am showing progress. Plan to work very hard to do so.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Great Dr . I respect and trust

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk to. I feel handled.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Same as before.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Explains procedures and outcomes.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi is one of the best doctors I have ever had in my life. He is very good at sharing information with patients, his expertise is clear, he listens to patients, he is kind.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

All around exceptional person as well as a doctor/ surgeon!

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July 16, 2021

5.0

He is very qualified, he gives a clear summary of where my progress is at, he asks for my input and truly involves me in decisions

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July 13, 2021

5.0

I was his patient 11 years ago, and he did a great job then.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Personable and knew his stuff

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Great and caring doctor.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, explains clearly, not in a rush

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He’s thorough and very compassionate takes the time to discuss options

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, cares about the patients needs.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and takes time with you

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Very thorough. Dr. Choi took his time and explained condition and treatment.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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June 15, 2021

5.0

He listened. And don't discount the value of that

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi is very thorough and never makes me feel rushed.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Takes time to answer all my questions

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi not only helped my shoulder pain but also sent me to the right Dr For disk ablation to eliminate back pain I have had for years

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi is friendly and great at explaining things in a simple way. More importantly, he let my future goals shape the treatment path for my injury.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and clear with options. Answered all of my questions.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

His expertise, his excellent manner of explaining about the status of my injury and recovery, and his respect for my time and concerns.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Spent time talking to me. And explained everything to me. And answered all my questions

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Explained everything thoroughly & was very personable, professional, & down to earth

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May 28, 2021

5.0

He's a good doctor

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Real good doctor

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Great doctor, friendly and Empathetic.

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Excellen doctor. Explains everything in clear ter.s.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Excellent caring Dr I trust

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Great Person!! Great Surgeon !!

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi is a compassionate, caring doctor. He was very thorough when explaining the options for my bum shoulder. He did not make me feel rushed and answered all of my questions. I am confident that I am getting excellent care.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi listens and does not make you feel rushed

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Explained everything very good.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

He was very up front told me my options & for me in for surgery next day. Felt totally confident with him

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Liked Dr. Choi because he took the time to explain things

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Seems very knowledgeable

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May 11, 2021

5.0

He has done two of my surgery’s and I’ve been very satisfied with him.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi explains everything clearly.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi is one of the best doctors I have ever worked with! He is caring and professional, he takes the time I need, I never feel rushed, and he explains everything in terms I can understand. His tech Jay is also very knowledgeable and professional. I would highly recommend Dr Choi and his staff to anyone looking for a great surgeon!

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Kind, professional, answered any and all questions. I left there knowing I was in good hands

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May 04, 2021

5.0

He took time with me snd was caring. He explained options very thoroughly and did not push for surgery

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May 02, 2021

5.0

Very competent- understanding of the injury - very common sense

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May 01, 2021

5.0

Same as above. Dr. Choi was helpful in explaining and answering my questions and directed me to my next step of care.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Listened to my concerns. Offered reasons and plan for care

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Very cautious and thorough. I feel he is an excellent doctor. I would feel good about referring any of my friends to him

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Professional, patient, fully explained

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tony Choi is a highly skilled Surgeon who was personable, professional, and caring. He explained everything in terms I could understand. He appears to really care about his patients. He was highly recommend by others also. I’m thankful I chose him as my surgeon.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

The doctor was professional gave me different options and allowed me to make the decision without pushing me either way

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Excellent!! Very highly skilled.

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April 26, 2021

4.0

My interaction with the Dr was very good

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi is very knowledgeable & answered my questions.

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April 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Good surgeon

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Same answer as first question he is a good doctor

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Great Person, Great Staff

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Care has been great

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April 20, 2021

5.0

He was so easy to understand in layman terms. very open and honest with me.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Straight forward. Honest. Far recommendations and advice.

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April 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi is very knowledgeable and has a skill in explaining both the recovery process and the rehabilitation. I would definitely recommend Dr. Choi for rotator cuff surgery!

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi listens and explains things very well

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April 16, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough, giving clear explanations, and continues to find ways to assist my healing.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He is a very gifted surgeon he cares about his patience he doesn't rush me and answers all my questions

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable. He also encourages patient interactions and very helpful

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He was thorough and efficient. So kind.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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April 03, 2021

5.0

Just very smart Dr he did everything he said he would

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Great personality and his staff is exceptional Explains things very well

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March 30, 2021

5.0

As above

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March 27, 2021

4.0

Knowledgeable, respectful, concerned

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi takes his time answered all my questions.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi took the time to explain my situation to me so that I had a complete understanding of my options. Great bedside manner, enjoyed his sense of humor

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi does a great job of explaining all options and the procedure.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi takes time to explain the status of my injury in terms easy to understand . He is respectful of my time by staying on schedule but allows time for questions.

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March 25, 2021

4.0

Reason stated above.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Very accommodating. Explains procedure well

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Thorough and acts quickly.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and explained everything to me in a way I can understand. Very kind and professional.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

He is a awesome Dr and Surgeon

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March 20, 2021

4.0

Enjoyed the fact that Dr. Choi spent some time with me and he didn't appear to be rushing at all. Thank you! Hollie

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March 19, 2021

5.0

He always keeps me informed as to how are you doing and he puts it in layman’s terms so I can understand

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March 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Choi is a great doctor! Knowledgeable, cares about patients, explains everything and answers questions with detail.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable communicative friendly

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March 12, 2021

5.0

Very caring.

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March 12, 2021

5.0

Competent and knowledgeable.

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March 12, 2021

5.0

See above. He has an excellent bedside manner. Dr. Choi never makes us feel rushed. Thank you~

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March 09, 2021

5.0

Great person & doctor

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