930 Pine Avenue Long Beach, CA 90813 USA Phone: (562) 269-5661 Email: [email protected]
Chester Choi, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine UCLA Geffen, School of Medicine Program director of Internal Medicine at St. Mary Medical Center
Chester Choi, Program Director, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He received his MD from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Mary Medical Center in 1976. Following a fellowship in Infectious Disease at Harbor – UCLA, he returned to join the faculty at St. Mary’s in 1980. He is currently a Professor of Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine and serves as the Southern California Region I Governor for the American College of Physicians. Areas of expertise include the rational use of antibiotics, meningitis, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, community acquired pneumonia, urinary tract infections and infections in the elderly.
Other professional activities include serving as a consultant in the Division of Infectious Disease at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center, directing the St. Mary Medical Center Travelers’ Clinic and serving as Chief Proctor for the American Board of Internal Medicine. His hobbies include woodworking, computers, and gardening. He enjoys traveling and hiking in Yosemite with his wife Lynn.