|James Choo, MD|
Dr. James Choo is a native of Knoxville, TN. He graduated from Emory University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and he attended the University of Tennessee for medical school, finishing in 2004. After medical school Dr. Choo completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, LA. After residency he attended the University of New Mexico and completed an ACGME accredited pain fellowship. Dr. Choo is ABMS Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.
Dr. Choo is the Medical Director of PCET Surgery Center and is a primary investigator for PCET Research Center. He serves on the Tennessee Medical Association for Opioid Prescribing committee in order to help find legislation to curb presciption drug abuse while protecting chronic pain patients' needs. This committee is also developing opioid guidelines for all physicians and mid-level providers in the state of Tennessee. He has worked with legislators, medical providers and law enforcement on the pain legislation issues in Tennessee.
Voted "Top Doc" in 2012 & 2013 for Pain Management in Cityview Magazine by local area physicians.