Eugene Choi, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Eugene Choi, M.D. Photo



Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus (Clinic)
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-2262
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  • Certificate in Surgical Oncology
    Society of Surgical Oncology

  • American Board of Surgery Certification
    American Board of Surgery


  • BA from University of Chicago
    12/1992 - Chicago, Illinois USA

  • MD from University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
    06/1997 - Chicago, Illinois USA
  • Residency at University of Chicago, Department of Surgery
    06/1999 - Chicago, Illinois USA
  • Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    06/2001 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States

  • Residency at University of Chicago
    06/2004 - Chicago, Illinois USA
  • Clinical Fellowship at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
    06/2007 - Houston, Texas USA


  • Male

Professional Statement

Eugene A. Choi, M.D., is a board-certified surgical oncologist specializing in the management of gastrointestinal cancers including gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, soft tissue sarcomas, including gastrointestinal tumors (GIST), melanoma, and peritoneal surface malignancies (mesothelioma). As a member of a multidisciplinary cancer care team, Dr. Choi works closely with other skilled specialists from medical and radiation oncology to offer the most complete care possible. His research interests include the signaling mechanisms of solid tumor cancer metastasis, and development of novel drug therapies. Dr. Choi earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed a general surgery residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he also served as administrative chief resident. Dr. Choi also completed a surgical oncology research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and a surgical oncology clinical fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. During his time at the University of Chicago, Dr. Choi held a faculty appointment in the section of general surgery and surgical oncology.

Professional Achievements

  • American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Recipient
    University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Clinical Excellence Award
    The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award
    American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award
    Cancer Research Foundation, Chicago, Illinois

  • Excellence in Clinical Teaching
    University of Chicago, Department of Surgery

Professional Interests

  • Melanoma

  • Skin and Soft Tissue Cancer


  • Wide Local Excision

  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Skin Cancer

  • Peritoneal surface malignancies

  • Retroperitoneal sarcomas

Physician Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

  • Hyperthermic Intrapertionial Chemotherapy (HIPEC)