Kent Choi, MD


Director, Division of Acute Care Surgery
Surgical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Clinical Professor of Surgery  - Acute Care Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: 0091-P RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-7892



Jinan University, School of Medicine
BS, Chemistry, University of Florida
MD, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine
MS, Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Graduate College

Residency, General Surgery, University of West Virginia
Fellowship, Critical Care, Washington University

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified, General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Board Certified, Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery
Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider
Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Instructor/Director
Certified Advanced Trauma Operative Management Course Instructor
Certified Fundamental Critical Care Support Course Instructor
Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider

Research Summary

Dr. Choi's interests include: 1) Epidemiology study in traumatic injury prevention 2) Trauma system set up and care outcome. 3) Morbid obesity and trauma outcome 4) Surgical infection control 5) Immunology and inflammatory response in obesity

Selected Publications

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Reddy A, Hitchon P, Al-Nafi S, Choi K.  Entero-paraspinous fistula from recurrent spinal metastatic renal cell carcinoma.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine.  2014 Winter. 

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