Brian G. Choi, MD, FACC, is Professor of Medicine & Radiology, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Co-Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging in the Division of Cardiology at the George Washington University. He specializes in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging including cardiovascular CT and MRI, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography. His clinical interests include the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and valvular heart disease.
Dr. Choi’s research uses non-invasive imaging to assess coronary artery disease treatment strategies, atherosclerotic plaque composition, and their thrombotic complications, and he has developed new products for some of the world’s leading healthcare companies. His publications include a study of menopause and osteoporosis drugs on atherosclerotic lesion vulnerability and an experimental model to assess treatment strategies to reduce bleeding complications from commonly used anti-platelet medications in the treatment of coronary disease. He is also a contributor to textbooks including chapters on “The Clinical Approach to the Patient with Thrombosis” in Platelets in Cardiovascular and Hematologic Disorders and “Lipoprotein Metabolism and Vascular Biology” in Therapeutic Lipidology. Dr. Choi has been invited to speak at medical conferences worldwide, and his research has been honored with awards from the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Choi is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His professional activities include service on the American College of Cardiology Informatics and Health IT Task Force and the board of RAD-AID International. He has been an abstract grader for the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions and an invited reviewer for scientific publications submitted to Circulation. He has been consistently named a Washingtonian Top Doctor since 2012.
Dr. Choi received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He received his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.