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Alex Choi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

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Alex Choi, MD

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Alex Choi, MD, is an Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) in the Palliative Care Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Choi received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and completed a Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Yale. In 2020 Dr. Choi received both the Excellence in Teaching by a Senior Resident Award and the Department of Medicine Excellence in a Research Project Award. He has served on the Smilow Mortality Review Committee, was Vice Chair of the Yale Resident Fellow Senate Wellness Council, and a member of the Yale Resident Fellow Senate Education Council. His recent research has focused on approaching palliative care in adolescents and young adults and clinical and ethical considerations in patients with advanced head and neck cancer.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Illinois (2016)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2022)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2020)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2020)

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