Calvin Y Choi

Calvin Y Choi, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI

Associate Professor Of Medicine

Department: MD-CARDIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 265-0820
Business Email: choicy@medicine.ufl.edu

About Calvin Y Choi

I am an associate professor of medicine in the University of Florida Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and lead the interventional cardiology section at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, where I am the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and the structural heart program.

My clinical expertise is in percutaneous management of complex coronary artery and structural heart diseases. I have extensive experience in coronary chronic total occlusion, in addition to TAVR, TMVR, MitraClip, mitral commissurotomy, paravalvular leak closure, patent foramen ovale closure, atrial septal defect closure, ventricular septal defect closure, alcohol septal ablation and Watchman left atrial appendage occlusion.

I earned my undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and biology, along with my medical degree, from the University of Maryland. Additionally, I obtained a master’s in physiology from Georgetown University and a master’s in healthcare administration from the University of Florida. I completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. I also completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, followed by cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships, at the University of Florida.

I am a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. I serve as the physician director of quality for the division, where I lead quality improvement initiatives. I have received numerous teaching and clinical service awards from the UF Department of Medicine and the UF College of Medicine. I am bi-lingual in English and Korean.

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2017 · UF College of Medicine
Excellence in Teaching Award
2015-2016 · UF Department of Medicine
Excellence in Teaching Award
2013 · UF College of Medicine
Excellence in Ambulatory Care Award
2005 · UF Department of Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2022
PAS5010 Intro to Medicine 1
2018
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Computer Tomography
    American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Echocardiography
    National Board of Echocardiography
  • Interventional Cardiology
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
    American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Cardiology
Subspecialties
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
Areas of Interest
  • Angina
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Exercise stress test
  • Heart disease
  • Heart murmurs
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral regurgitation – acute
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Peripheral artery disease – legs
  • Septal ablation
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular septal defect

Publications

2021
Left Axillary Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Prolapsing in the Ascending Aorta in an End-Stage Heart Failure Patient Awaiting Transplant.
Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions. 28S:166-168 [DOI] 10.1016/j.carrev.2021.04.030. [PMID] 33965335.
2021
Transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve and valve-in-ring replacement: Lessons learned from bioprosthetic surgical valve failures.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 36(11):4024-4029 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15904. [PMID] 34365660.
2021
Valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement to treat multijet paravalvular regurgitation: A case series and review.
Clinical cardiology. 44(1):13-19 [DOI] 10.1002/clc.23504. [PMID] 33216400.
2020
Axillary Artery Hemostasis Post-Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Failure.
JACC. Case reports. 2(2):305-308 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jaccas.2019.11.084. [PMID] 34317229.
2020
Percutaneous Inferior Vena Cava Valve Implantation May Improve Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation and Cardiac Output: Lessons Learned.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 15(6):577-580 [DOI] 10.1177/1556984520957144. [PMID] 33104457.
2020
Relationship between Invasive and Echocardiographic Transvalvular Gradients after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
Cardiology and therapy. 9(1):201-206 [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-020-00161-y. [PMID] 31970689.
2019
Aortoventricular Index Predicts Long-Term Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
JACC. Cardiovascular interventions. 12(22):2327-2329 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcin.2019.07.033. [PMID] 31753307.
2019
Electronic consults for improving specialty care access for veterans.
The American journal of managed care. 25(5):250-253 [PMID] 31120719.
2018
Trend and Outcomes of Direct Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement from a Single-Center Experience.
Cardiology and therapy. 7(2):191-196 [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-018-0115-0. [PMID] 30109506.
2017
Comparison of Different Invasive Hemodynamic Measurements as a Prediction Tool for Mortality after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Men: A Retrospective Observational Study.
Cardiology and therapy. 6(2):251-259 [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-017-0095-5. [PMID] 28667514.
2017
Coronary artery bypass graft pseudoaneurysm from saphenous vein graft stent fracture.
Journal of cardiology cases. 15(6):206-208 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jccase.2017.02.004. [PMID] 30279781.
2017
Erratum to: Improvement of Subjective Well-Being by Ranolazine in Patients with Chronic Angina and Known Myocardial Ischemia (IMWELL Study).
Cardiology and therapy. 6(1) [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-017-0083-9. [PMID] 28105560.
2017
Improvement of Subjective Well-Being by Ranolazine in Patients with Chronic Angina and Known Myocardial Ischemia (IMWELL Study).
Cardiology and therapy. 6(1):81-88 [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-016-0081-3. [PMID] 28044265.
2017
Late Paravalvular Aortic Regurgitation: Migration of the Valve or Late Recoil?
Cardiology and therapy. 6(1):133-138 [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-016-0077-z. [PMID] 28044267.
2017
Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Orthotopic Liver Transplantation.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 62(1):26-34 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-016-4371-3. [PMID] 27830409.
2016
Postgraduate Education in Quality Improvement Methods: Initial Results of the Fellows’ Applied Quality Training (FAQT) Curriculum.
Critical pathways in cardiology. 15(2):36-9 [DOI] 10.1097/HPC.0000000000000073. [PMID] 27183251.
2015
Risk of Bleeding in End-Stage Liver Disease Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization.
Texas Heart Institute journal. 42(5):414-8 [DOI] 10.14503/THIJ-14-4976. [PMID] 26504433.
2015
The Impact of Fractional Flow Reserve on Revascularization.
Cardiology and therapy. 4(2):191-6 [DOI] 10.1007/s40119-015-0051-1. [PMID] 26424728.
2012
Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Improves Endothelial Function in Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44
2012
Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Improves Endothelial Function in Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44
2012
Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Improves Exercise Capacity in Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44:293-294
2011
Effects of enhanced external counterpulsation on arterial stiffness and myocardial oxygen demand in patients with chronic angina pectoris.
The American journal of cardiology. 107(10):1466-72 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.01.021. [PMID] 21420062.
2010
Enhanced external counterpulsation improves peripheral artery flow-mediated dilation in patients with chronic angina: a randomized sham-controlled study.
Circulation. 122(16):1612-20 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.923482. [PMID] 20921442.
2010
Enhanced External Counterpulsation Improves Redox Balance and Endothelial Function in Patients With Refractory Angina
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 42
2009
Peripheral Endothelial Function Is a Primary Clinical Target for Enhanced External Counterpulsation in Patients With Refractory Angina
Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 53
2008
Effect of enhanced external counterpulsation on inflammatory cytokines and adhesion molecules in patients with angina pectoris and angiographic coronary artery disease.
The American journal of cardiology. 101(3):300-2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2007.08.031. [PMID] 18237588.
2007
Treatment of mechanical valve thrombosis during pregnancy.
Clinical cardiology. 30(6):271-6 [PMID] 17551958.

Grants

Jun 2017 ACTIVE
214 Fund – Choi Payroll Operating Account
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF FLORIDA

Education

Fellowship – Interventional Cardiology
2011 · University of Florida
Fellowship – Cardiology
2010 · University of Florida
Residency – Internal Medicine
2006 · University of Florida
Internship – Surgery
2004 · University of Florida
MD
2003 · University of Maryland
BS in Electrical Engineering
1996 · University of Maryland

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-0820
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100286
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610