Tony J. Choi, MD

Tony J. Choi, MD

4.9 
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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
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

452 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

His bedside Manner is awesome he is very calm and explains everything and he listens

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March 29, 2022

5.0

I'm just happy and glad that I went to sycamore the nurse and the doctor were excellent I am very pleased thank you so much again to the staff and the doctor

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March 29, 2022

5.0

He's very thorough.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Very comfortable with him he's not like others that I've seen in the past. He listened to me.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Doctor choi. He explains to me berry clear my. My situation and caring thanks so much.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician as stated above

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Very nice and informative

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly,

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Doctor is caring about patients and very thorough how he does his procedures I would tell anyone to ask for him and if I need another surgery one day I would hope Dr Choi is available

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Dr Choi did a fantastic job replacing my shoulder.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

I had shoulder replacement surgery. The pain medication didn't work. Not sure about the surgery.

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Knowledge and patient care

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Answered all my questions, friendly, and seems to care about his patients. He didn't try to rush me out.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Especially on my most recent visit he was very patient with my questions and explained my progress. He has been excellent all along, but since I am feeling better I had more questions and he did not make me feel rushed.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

A very caring man who gives all the options, answers questions so I could can make informed decisions.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor - excellent patient care, concerned, thorough, pleasant, caring.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

He was very informative and personable

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Choi was very informative and patient.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

I would recommend anyone to see Dr. Tony Choi. He is very professional and very kind to his patients.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Cares about my well being and very personable and would recommend dr to anyone!!

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February 01, 2022

5.0

He knows what he's doing !!

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January 28, 2022

5.0

He explained to me what he was looking at, and for. Very professional.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Very professional, compassionate. Outgoing, good listener. Listens to his patients.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

It seems to me by the X-ray that I saw he did a very good job yeah stop I'm just starting my therapy.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner and extremely confident in his skills as a surgeon

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He is easy to talk with.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

He is caring

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January 18, 2022

5.0

I had shoulder surgery back in 2009 and had a great result.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

I liked Dr Choi’s conservative treatment recommendation

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Spoke in coming terms I could understand. Patiently answered all my questions

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Felt comfortable talking to Dr Choi.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Very professional.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

Great personality and explained the problem and the choices to relieve pain

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He has done a great job of my care! He is very open and informative. He is always very available.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Very nice to talk with and explained procedures to follow very well

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Very intelligent, articulate, and knowledgeable.

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Well explained and taking steps towards resolution

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December 15, 2021

5.0

He is professional and caring.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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December 03, 2021

4.0

Tony was very informative he took the time to talk to me.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Kind caring informed me what to expect recovering from my fracture.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, explains everything in a way I can understand, takes the time I need to discuss my issues.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Personable, professional. Really listened to me.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

I think he is the best at what he does and I highly recommend him

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November 23, 2021

5.0

He took his time with me, explained things, and he actually listened when I said something. He was great! I really liked him.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

he excellent to his patience he make sure they are ok before you leave his office

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November 08, 2021

5.0

First meeting today and he is very friendly, explains things very well and seems very competent

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He tells you if it will work for you.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

He is caring & listens

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November 03, 2021

5.0

He cares about his patients his staff is friendly and just as caring with any questions or calls you may have and they do return calls Thanks to his staff and to him I know I made the right choice and I will recommended him

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November 01, 2021

5.0

He was very good at explaining everything and seems to be a very caring, personable physician

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Caring person who takes the time to explain things to you

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Very professional, knowledgeable and explained everything so I could understand it.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Because he was able to see my problem and explain what needs to be done

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October 18, 2021

5.0

He is the best doctor bar none in terms of medical knowledge, expertise, compassion and thoroughness! He did my right rotator cuff surgery 10 years ago.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Friendly To the point Laid out my options Professional

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Answers questions, concerned, nice guy.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

He’s great and very knowledgeable. He was always in such a hurry though, which made me feel annoying for asking questions.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

Personable

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October 15, 2021

5.0

Very knowlageable. Took his time with me. Answered all my questions. Treated my immediate concerns. Felt very comfortable with Dr Choi.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi was very gentle in his exam and explained the results of the x-ray and my injuries. He was easy to understand and answered all my questions.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi explained the surgery in a very simple way, using an aid, which made it easier to understand & much less fearful for me. He did not seem to be in a hurry to get on to his next patient & spoke in a matter I could understand & comprehend. As a patient I have not seen that approach in a very long time.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Very descriptive and informative.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He has such great manners too his patients and explains everything that can be understood by any individual

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Friendly easy down to earth with responding to my questions

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September 25, 2021

5.0

I believe he did excellent work to make my elbow work properly again.

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September 25, 2021

5.0

He is friendly and caring, thorough in his work, takes time to talk with me (not only about medical care), discussed alternatives for further treatment

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Great Dr very Caring great surgeon

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Great personality great surgeon

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Choi has very good Bedside manners. Plus he explains everything to his patients.

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September 15, 2021

5.0

Friendly, confident, explained everything very well

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Excellent customer service and top talent

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September 12, 2021

5.0

I think he's a good doctor!

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Found more that was broken and actually care about people

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September 05, 2021

5.0

He was nice and explained in ways I could understand along with Doctor words.

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September 02, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and very professional

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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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Disclosures

Tony J. Choi, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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