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Haesun Choi, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street
Department of Radiology
Unit Number: 1473
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT15.6084

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1979 Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

1989-1991 Fellowship, Diagnostic Imaging (CT, US, MRI), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1987-1989 Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL
1984-1987 Resident, Nuclear Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, IA

Board Certifications

1990 American Board of Radiology
1987 American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1999-2002

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Director of Body MRI, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1999-2012

Professional Memberships

American Roentgen Ray Society
Member, 1991-present
Connective Tissue Oncology Society
Board of Directors, 2005-2008
Member, 2004-present
International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Member, 2003-present
Radiological Society of North America
Member, 1987-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Choi H, Charnsangavej C, Faria SC, Macapinlac HA, Burgess MA, Patel SR, Chen LL, Podoloff DA, Benjamin RS. Correlation of computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) in patients with metastatic GIST treated at a single institution with imatinib mesylate: proposal of new CT response criteria. J Clin Oncol 25(13):1753-1759, 2007. PMID: 17470865.
2. Benjamin RS, Choi H, Macapinlac HA, Burgess MA, Patel SR, Chen LL, Podoloff DA, Charnsangavej C. We should desist using RECIST, at least in GIST. J Clin Oncol 25(13):1760-1764, 2007. PMID: 17470866.
3. Choi H, Ma J. Use of perfluorocarbon compound in the endorectal coil to improve MR spectroscopy of the prostate. AJR Am J Roentgenol 190(4):1055-1059, 2008. PMID: 18356455.
4. Weinreb J C, Blume D, Coakley F V, Wheeler T M, Cormack J B, Sotto C K, Choi H, Kawashima A, Tempany-Afdahl C M, Macura K J, Rosen M, Gerst S R, Kurhanewicz J. Prostate cancer: sextant localization at MR imaging and MR spectroscopic imaging before prostatectomy--results of ACRIN prospective multi-institutional clinicopathologic study. Radiology 251(1):122-133, 2009.

Last updated: 7/29/2014