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Dr. Laura Choi, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.1 (22)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Laura Choi, MD

Dr. Laura Choi, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital and Houston Methodist West Hospital. Dr. Choi, completed a residency at St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center. Patients rated Dr. Choi an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Choi works at Houston Methodist in Houston, TX with other offices in Baytown, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Choi's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Houston Methodist Department of Surgery
    18300 Katy Fwy Ste 265, Houston, TX 77094 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (832) 239-9835
  2. 2
    Houston Methodist Department of Surgery
    4201 Garth Rd Ste 307, Baytown, TX 77521 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (832) 239-9835

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    • Advantra
    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
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    • Imagine Health
    • Independent Medical Systems
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    • Medicare of Texas
    • MultiPlan
    • National Preferred Provider Network
    • Olympus Managed Health Care
    • US Family Health Plan
    • USA Managed Care Organization

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    4.1
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    About Dr. Laura Choi, MD

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Korean
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1366486672
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New York Medical College|Westchester Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center|St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
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    Medical Education
    • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
    • Houston Methodist West Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Laura Choi, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Choi is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Choi accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Choi has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Choi. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Choi.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Choi, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Choi appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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