Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


BA from University of Chicago
Biological Sciences
MD from University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency at University of Chicago, Department of Surgery
Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Surgical Oncology Research
Residency at University of Chicago
Clinical Fellowship at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center


Certificate in Surgical Oncology
Society of Surgical Oncology
American Board of Surgery Certification
American Board of Surgery

Honors & Awards

American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Recipient
Clinical Excellence Award
American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award
Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award
Excellence in Clinical Teaching

Professional Interests

Professional Statement

Eugene A. Choi, M.D., is a board-certified surgical oncologist specializing in the management of gastrointestinal cancer, sarcoma, including gastrointestinal tumors (GIST), melanoma, and peritoneal surface malignancies.

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 colorectal and pancreatic 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.

Selected Publications

  • Cohen EE, Zhu H, Lingen MW, Martin LE, Kuo WL, Choi EA, Kocherginsky M, Parker JS, Chung CH, Rosner MR. "A Feed-forward Loop Involving Protein Kinase Calpha and microRNAs Regulates Tumor Cell Cycle." Cancer Re.. 2009;69(1):65-74.
  • Choi EA, Matthews. "Chronic Pancreatitis In: Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract." 2010
  • Ganai S, Prachand VN, Posner MC, Alverdy JC, Choi E, Hussain M, Waxman I, Patti MG. "Predictors of Unsuccessful Laparoscopic Resection of Gastric Submucosal Neoplasms." 2013
  • Choi EA and Song DA. "Skin Lesions In: Schwartz’s Principle of Surgery." 2014
  • Choi EA, Feig B.. "Surgical Resection in Metastatic GIST." Current Oncology Reports. 2007;9(4):303-8.
  • Dudeja V, Choi EA, Al-Refaie Waddah. "Total Gastrectomy for Cancer In: Operative Techniques in Surgery." 2014
  • Thomas RM, Aloia TA, Truty MJ, Choi EA, Curley SA, Vauthey JN, Abdalla EK. "Treatment Sequencing Strategy for Hepatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma." 2013