Working at Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Eugene Choi implements a specialized and multidisciplinary approach to care, for which Baylor College of Medicine is well-known. Baylor is one of the top treatment centers in the nation for peritoneal and pleural mesothelioma. It is experienced in handling a high volume of these cases.
Because peritoneal mesothelioma is often misdiagnosed or diagnosed too late, Dr. Eugene Choi performs an extensive evaluation to best support his patients and their care.
Education and Expertise
Dr. Choi earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago. He also completed his general surgery residency at the University of Chicago. He completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an additional clinical fellowship at the renowned MD Anderson Center at the University of Texas. He is specialized in treating gastrointestinal cancers and peritoneal surface malignancies like malignant peritoneal mesothelioma.
Drawn to the Peritoneal Type
Dr. Choi explains to his patients that the peritoneal type of mesothelioma is usally caused by ingestion of asbestos fibers over years of exposure to asbestos. The cancer starts in the lining of the abdominal cavity but can spread to other parts of the body. Because peritoneal mesothelioma is often misdiagnosed or diagnosed too late, Dr. Choi performs an extensive evaluation to best support his patients and their care.