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Andrew Choo, MD

Andrew Choo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Orthopedic Surgery Trauma, Orthopedic Surgeon - Shoulder, Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand and Upper Extremity
Andrew Choo, MD

Andrew Choo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Orthopedic Surgery Trauma, Orthopedic Surgeon - Shoulder, Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand and Upper Extremity

Personal Statement

Andy Choo, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University
of Texas Medical School at Houston. He received his medical degree from Baylor
College of Medicine. Dr. Choo completed his orthopaedic residency at Seton Hall
School of Health and Medical Sciences at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in
Paterson, New Jersey. Dr. Choo completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at
Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center. He
then completed a second fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow surgery at the Rothman
Institute, part of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Choo specializes
in the management of all types of fractures, both acute and chronic. He also treats all
pathology of the shoulder and elbow, including fractures/dislocations, arthritis, and
tendon/ligament tears.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • AARP
  • AARP - Medicare Complete
  • AARP - Medicare Supplement
  • Aetna
  • Aetna - Choice POS
  • Aetna - Choice POS II
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare - TRS Care
  • Aetna - Medicare PPO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • All Star
  • All Star Kids
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid: > STAR+PLUS
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Fidelity - Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plans
  • Bankers Life - Medicare Supplements - Medigap Plans
  • BC/BS - Anthem
  • BC/BS - Basic 5
  • BC/BS - EPO
  • BC/BS - Managed Medicare Advantage HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Premier 1
  • BC/BS - Premier 2
  • BC/BS - Solution 3
  • BC/BS - Solution 4
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare - Advantage
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
  • CommunityCare - Bronze
  • CommunityCare - Gold
  • CommunityCare - Silver
  • Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Golden Rule - UnitedOne (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • HealthSmart - EPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Connect Basic 6350/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 4850/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 6300/6300
  • Humana - Connect Gold 2500/3500
  • Humana - Connect Platinum 0/1500
  • Humana - Connect Silver 4600/6300
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Medicaid - CHIP
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • Molina Healthcare - STAR (Medicaid)
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha - Medicare Supplement
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic Plus PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Rockport Healthcare Group - Rockport
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Student/School
  • Superior Health - Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • UMR
  • UMR - Choice Plus
  • UMR - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - CHIP
  • United Healthcare - Choice
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Medicare (AARP Medicare Complete)
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Optum Health
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Texas - Star
  • United Healthcare - UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Supplement - AARP
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine (2005)

Residency

Seton Hall School Of Health And Medical Sciences/St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey (2010)

Fellowship

Trauma Fellowship, University Of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas (2011) / Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2012)

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Orthopaedic Trauma Association (Candidate); 2011-Present

Research Interests

  • Research presentation at New Jersey Orthopaedic Society (NJOS) annual meeting. "Traumatic plastic deformation of bone."

Publications

  • Faculty at Synthes Advanced Course for Operating Room Personnel. Houston, TX. "Indications for ORIF of proximal humerus and humeral shaft fractures."
  • Scillia A, Choo A, Milman E, McInerney V, Festa A. "Snapping of the proximal hamstring origin: A rare cause of coxa saltans." J Bone Joint Aurg Am. 2011; 93(21):E125 1-3.
  • Gutstein DE, Liu FY, Meyers MB, Choo A, Fishman GI. "The organization of adherens junctions and desmosomes at the cardiac intercalated disc is independent of gap junctions." Journal of Cell Science. 2003 Mar 1; 116 (Pt 5):875-85

Clinical Interests

  • Fractures
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Pain From Bursitis,Adhesive Capsulitis Ec
  • Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Problems
  • Trauma

Available Appointments

UT Physicians Orthopedics Trauma Clinic

6414 Fannin Suite G150 Houston, TX 77030 (713) 486-7560

Please contact our office at 713-486-7560 if you are in need of an earlier appointment or require further assistance.
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