Meet Dr. Choi
Dr. Young H. Choi is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has many years of experience providing state-of-the-art eye care for Alabama patients. As the president and medical director of inVision Ophthalmology Tuscaloosa, his specialties include both general and surgical ophthalmology with advanced expertise in the latest laser vision correction and cataract removal techniques. Dr. Choi takes a compassionate approach to care, working closely with patients to guide them through all of their options for managing and treating specific ophthalmic concerns. His extensive experience includes treating Tuscaloosa, AL patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric. Dr. Choi is highly respected in his field and consistently stays at the forefront of cutting-edge developments in medical and surgical ophthalmology.
Education and Training
Dr. Choi obtained a law degree from the University of Denver College of Law before going on to earn his medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. He completed his internship in preliminary general surgery at Loma Linda Medical Center where he was voted "Intern of the Year." He then completed a residency in ophthalmology at the same place where he served as chief resident. To further add to his advanced skills and expertise, Dr. Choi pursued a mini-refractive fellowship with Dr. Ioannis Pallikaris, a highly renowned ophthalmology surgeon who performed the first-ever LASIK procedure on a human eye and gave the surgery its name. Dr. Choi began his private practice in 2005, working for several different ophthalmology practices before founding inVision Ophthalmology in 2010.
Specialties and Expertise
Dr. Choi is a highly skilled expert who excels in his in-depth understanding of the eye, as well as innovative treatment methods for a wide variety of ocular conditions. He has performed countless refractive surgeries and is proud to be the first Alabama surgeon to utilize the VisuMax® femtosecond laser to perform LASIK and SMILE. He is highly gifted in performing laser vision correction procedures, including refractive cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, Intacs procedures for keratoconus, and oculoplastic surgery and treatment.
Leadership and Recognition
Over the years, Dr. Choi has received numerous accolades and awards for his excellence in ophthalmology care. He was named a "Top Ophthalmologist" in America in 2009. In addition, he has shared his expertise with his peers at several conferences and meetings on topics of interest in his field, including keratoconus, multifocal lenses, Intacs surgery, and premium lenses.
"Dr. Choi is a highly skilled surgeon who exhibited an extremely reassuring manner about my procedure. I have had wonderful results and I am highly pleased with my improved vision. I would recommend Dr. .Choi and his staff for their outstanding care, attention to details, and overall professional excellence in treating their patients."
"Dr. Choi and staff are great!"
"Top notch Dr and staff. Very helpful and understanding. They did LASIK surgery on me, and it was very successful! Thank you Dr Choi"
"I had RLE on both eyes three weeks ago and I’ve never seen this well in my life. From “coke bottle” glasses in the 2nd grade, to years of uncomfortable saucer-like contacts, to 20/20 vision today, this is a game changer. I am truly grateful for Dr. Choi and his staff. In addition to skill and professionalism, they are kind and personable."
"I just had lasik surgery last week and Dr. Choi and all his staff were so kind and wonderful. Dr. Choi is truly an artist in his field :)"
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