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Dr. Choi Choi, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

Dr Choi Choi has been practicing for over 10 years in the South Bay and is skilled at many different practices in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. He enjoys incorporating meditation into his everyday practice with his patients. Dr Choi approaches his patients from a whole-istic perspective, utilizing Neuroscience, Psychology, and Spirituality. He is also flexible in working with other PPO insurance plans not listed above.

Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

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Education and training

  • University of Southern California (PhD)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Master's)
  • Medical School - George Washington University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Residency in Psychiatry
  • Johns Hopkins University (Bachelor's)

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1316082753

Office locations

Choi Choi, MD, P.h.D.

3400 Lomita Blvd, Suite 401A

Torrance, CA 90505

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Dr Choi Choi was beyond excellent at quickly getting to the root of my problems and suggesting proper treatment. My life turned around for the better. That was no small feat.
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Dr. Choi is awesome! His unique perspective on background history as to why I was feeling the way I was uniquely appropriate. I've never had such a highly qualified, informative doctor before. I would go back to him in a heartbeat!
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Always great!
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I found my time with Dr. Choi extremely beneficial. I gained some great insights and still after continue to reflect with expended more positive perspective. Dr. Choi has a super relatable style. Highly recommend and look forward to next time!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Choi made my first appointment feel very comfortable and took the time to explain things in great detail.
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Been seeing him for years and will continue to do so.
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Really explains everything well. He came highly recommended and I can see why.
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Anyone with long term anxiety issues who has struggled for a cure should visit Dr. Choi Choi.....
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I first used Dr. Choi when I was searching for a psychiatrist to treat my mother around 5-6 years ago. He successfully treated her and throughout the treatment he was extremely kind and also cautious in giving her the right dosagewith the least amount of side effects. Fast forward to 2017 and I needed treatment for my illness. He successfully treated my illness with minimal side effects. I can't recommend him enough and I would also recommend him to anyone else seeking a psychiatrist.
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Very comforting and good instincts.
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Understands you well individually
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Great about everything
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Very caring and thoughtful. He was a pleasure to talk to and the first time I felt comfortable doing so to a psychiatrist. He's great!
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His admin is awesome and so helpful.....Dr. has been a savior in life's battles......!!!
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Personable, incredibly easy to talk to and very engaging.
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Always compassionate, professional, courteous!
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For those of you that suffer from Doctor anxiety, suffer not with Dr, Choi. I told him the truth about everything, he responded without judgement and truly helped me with my situation. I hope to continue to visit him to enrich my life. Thank you Dr. Choi for your help.
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Very helpful and made me feel comfortable the whole time. He totally understood what I was going through and gave me good feedback. I'm looking forward to seeing him again.
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Amazing! Dr. Choi listened intently, and really connected with my son. He appreciated my son's desire to not treat with medication and assured me about his ability to use a more holistic approach. We left feeling more optimistic and positive about his recovery. I'd recommend him to anyone!
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Great as always. Listens. Understands and treats appropriately. I'm two years removed from a major phobia that he helped fix and turn my life around.
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Very attentive. Listened for the entire hour. Didn't try and throw pills at me and get me out. He was amazing.
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Highly recommend Mr. Choi. He listens very carefully and gives great advise
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Doctor Choi is hands down one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He is attentive, patient, knowledgable without condescension, resourceful--the list goes on. I'm so grateful to have found him. I really cannot say enough about how wonderful he is!
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Choi was very professional but had a sense of caring and very easy to talk to.
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He listened, he values your thoughts and is very easy to talk to. I can't say enough good things about him, he's one in a million. I feel blessed
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He was a very thoughtful, insightful and inspiring man.
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He listen very carefully, very kind , very professional and very easy to talk to.
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Enjoyed working with him on my health.
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He made me very comfortable. I wanted to talk more with him. I could tell he has much knowledge to share and wants to do everything he can to help.
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Dr Choi was really honest and down to earth with his practice and would really recommend anyone how needs cosultations from a psychiatrist. I have to say after our talk, I'm a FAN. Thank you doctor.
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Dr. Choi is an amazing person. He has helped me so much with my anxiety, depression, and my thoughts about everything and anything. He's kind, listens, shares experiences and much more. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Awesome as usual
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great guy. easy to talk to. I ENJOYED MY VISIT.
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Dr. Choi is always professional. I can't say enough good things about him. If you go to him once you will never see another psychiatrist guaranteed.
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Dr. Choi is always very professional. He actually listens to your issues and wants to help you get better. He recommends treatments and explains in detail how they should work. I have never had a psychiatrist care so much about myactual problems they usually just want to prescribe some pills and get you out of there. He listens and gives feedback in such a personable and caring way, many times relaying messages of his own life stories that may help you understand your own issues better.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Choi is very empathetic and calm. I really like him.
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Very relatable, very understanding, and very knowledgeable.
More than 1 year ago
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A caring and wise doctor.
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Cho is the first and only psychiatrist to work with me in a way that is allowing me to truly self-heal. He's compassionate, patient and easy to talk to about the most intimate issues one may have in their own psyche.I feel blessed to be in his care and am sure that I will continue to progress in this meaningful work of self-improvement he's helped me engage in for nearly a year.
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Exceptionally enlightening, as always.
More than 1 year ago
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I am very glad I went to see Dr. Choi.
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I had not flown for over 20 years. With Dr Choi Choi's help I've been able to see the world again. His calm demeanor and excellent advice worked perfectly.
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I find Dr. Choi Choi to be a very unique psychiatrist. He somehow is able to make you feel completely comfortable and safe to share anything you may be struggling with. He never judges and takes in everything you say duringyour session. I think its very nice that he shares his experiences or struggles with you so that you don't feel like your all alone, he just gets it and I wish there were more Dr's out there like Dr. Choi Choi
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Always a pleasure!!
More than 1 year ago
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Great visit. Very knowledgeable and personable!
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Fantastic visit, exactly what I expected and needed. He explained the science behind everything, has multiple recommendations including meditation. Very comfortable atmosphere and did not have any negatives in my visit.
More than 1 year ago
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He was aweaome. I felt super contrable, he's down to earth abd funny.
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Could not be better. Fussy patient and family members loved Dr Choi. He made everyone comfortable. Very caring. Warm & fuzzy, and still very professional.
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Very helpful and caring. Knew and understood immediately the issues that I was facing. Highly recommend.
More than 1 year ago
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Doctor Choi understands and keeps current with psycho-pharmacology at the level of an academic researcher. I've actually been told by two doctors that prescribing is more an art than science - no wonder I didn't get better until I saw DrChoi. Dr Choi explains why he chooses what drug and what is and is not known about it's mechanism. Sometimes his explanations are way too difficult to follow but I want a doctor who knows more than me! At one previous doctor's office the doctor had me listen to a drug rep with him and I interrupted and explained why his statistics did not make as good a case as he claimed and how the chart he showed was biased, and the rep said no doctor had pointed that out yet I know they all took Stat 101 like I did. Dr Choi doesn't tolerate drug reps and doesn't gain from prescribing one drug or another. He also has deeply studied therapy practices and is adept at talk therapy. Sometimes I think he's overeducated and wasted on just hearing my problems but maybe I've just been trained to accept mediocrity from the shrink industry.
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