Biography

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

Graduate School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
Internship
Columbia University Department of Internal Medicine, New York, New York
Residency
The Neurological Institute of New York, New York, New York
Fellowship
The Neurological Institute of New York, New York, New York (Neuro-critical care)

Publications

Publication Information

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Karamchandani RR, Vahidy F, Bajgur S, Vu KY, Choi HA, Hamilton RK, Rahbar MH, Savitz SI. Early depression screening is feasible in hospitalized stroke patients. PLOS One. 2015 Jun 3;10(6):e0128246.
  2. Gilmore EJ, Gaspard N, Choi HA, Cohen E, Burkart KM, Chong DH, Claassen J, Hirsch LJ. Acute brain failure in severe sepsis: a prospective study in the medical intensive care unit utilizing continuous EEG monitoring. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Samuel S, Iluonakhamhe EK, Adair E, Macdonald N, Lee K, Allison TA, Choi HA. High dose subcutaneous unfractionated heparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism in overweight neurocritical care patients. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2015 March 4
  4. Lee JS, Kang CH, Park SQ, Choi HA, Sim KB. Clinical significance of cerebral microbleeds locations in CADASIL with R544C NOTCH3 mutation. PLOS One. Feb 18;10(2):e0118163.
  5. Lord AS, Gilmore E, Choi HA, Mayer SA. Time course and predictors of neurological deterioration after intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke. 2015 Mar;46(3)647-52.
  6. Sim KB, Park SQ, Choi HA, Kim DH. Demonstration of traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage from the anterior choroidal artery. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2014. Dec;56(6):531-3
  7. Choi HA, Fernandez A, Jeon SB, Schmidt JM, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Claassen J, Badjatia N, Prager KM, Lee K. Ethnic Disparities in end-of-life-care after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care. 2014. E pub
  8. Jeon SB, Koh Y, Choi HA, Lee K. Critical care for patients with massive ischemic stroke. J. Stroke. 2014 Sep;16(3):146-60. doi: 10.5853/jos.2014.16.3.146. Epub 2014 Sep 30. Review
  9. Lee K, Choi HA, Edwards N, Chang T, Sladen RN. Perioperative critical care management for patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2014 Aug;67(2):77-84. doi: 10.4097/kjae.2014.67.2.77. Epub 2014 Aug 26.
  10. Jeon SB, Choi HA, Badjatia N, Schmidt JM, Lantigua H, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Lee K. Hyperoxia may be related to delayed cerebral ischemia and poor outcome after subarachnoid haemorrhage. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014 May 23. pii: jnnp-2013-307314. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-307314.
  11. Chen H, Wang Y, Paik MC, Choi HA. A marginal approach to reduced-rank penalized spline smoothing with application to multilevel functional data.  J Am Stat Assoc. 2013 Oct1;108(504):1216-1229
  12. Hong JM, Lee JS, Song HJ, Jeong HS, Choi HA, Lee K. Therapeutic hypothermia after recanalization in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2014 Jan;45(1):134-40
  13. Choi MH, Hong JM, Lee JS, Shin DH, Choi HA, Lee K. Preferential location for arterial dissection presenting as golf-related stroke. AJNR. 2014 Feb;35(2):323-6
  14. Jeon SB, Parikh G, Choi HA, Badjatia N, Lee K, Schmidt JM, Lantigua H, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Claassen J. Cerebral microbleeds in patients with acute subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 2014 Feb;74(2):176-81
  15. Jeon SB, Choi HA, Lesch C, Kim MC, Badjatia N, Claassen J, Mayer SA, Lee K. Use of oral vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist for hyponatremia in acute brain injury. Eur Neurol. 2013;70(3-4):142-8
  16. Choi HA, Jeon SB, Samuel S, Allison T, Lee K. Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after acute brain injury. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2013 Aug;13(8):370
  17. Jeon SB, Parikh G, Choi HA, Lee K, Lee JH, Schmidt JM, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Claassen J. Acute cerebral microbleeds in refractory status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2013 May;54(5):e66-8
  18. Ko SB, Choi HA, Parikh G, Schmidt JM, Lee K, Badjatia N, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Mayer SA. Continuous estimation of brain water content using thermal conductivity in severe brain injured patients. Ann Neurol. 2012 Sep;72(3):344-50
  19. Ko SB, Choi HA, Lee K. Clinical syndromes and management of intracerebral hemorrhage. Current Atherosclerosis Report. 2012. Aug;14(4):307-13
  20. Choi HA, Badjatia N, Mayer SA. Hypothermia for Acute Brain Injury- Mechanisms and Practical Aspects. Nature Reviews Neurology.  2012 Feb 16; 366(7): 591-600
  21. Choi HA, Ko SB, Chen H, Gilmore E, Carpenter A, Lee D, Claassen J, Mayer SA, Schmidt JM, Lee K, Connelly ES, Paik M, Neeraj Badjatia. Acute effects of nimodipine on cerebral vasculature and brain metabolism. Neurocritical Care.  Neurocrit Care. 2012 Jun;16(3):363-7
  22. Ko SB, Choi HA, Gilmore E, Schmidt JM, Claassen J, Lee K, Mayer SA, Badjatia N. Pearls and Oysters: the effects of renal replacement therapy on cerebral autoregulation. Neurology. 2012 Feb 7;78(6)e36-8
  23. Ko SB, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Choi HA, Claassen J, Presciutti M, Schmidt JM, Badjatia N, Lee K, Mayer SA. Status epilepticus-induced hyperemia and brain hypoxia after cardiac arrest. Archives of Neurology. 2011 Oct;68(10):1323-6
  24. Ko SB, Choi HA, Parikh G, Helbok R, Schmidt JM, Lee K, Badjatia N, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Mayer SA. Multimodality monitoring in comatose patients with intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke. 2011 Nov;42(11):3087-92.
  25. Helbok R, Ko SB, Schmidt JM, Kurtz P, Fernandez L, Choi HA, Connolly ES, Lee K, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Claassen J. Global cerebral edema and brain metabolism after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Stroke. 2011 Jun; 42(6): 1534-9
  26. Ko SB, Choi HA, Carpenter AM, Helbok R, Schmidt JM, Badjatia N, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Lee K. Quantitative analysis of hemorrhage volume for predicting delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Stroke. 2011 Mar;42(3): 669-74
  27. Choi HA, Ko SB, Presciutti M, Fernandez L. Carpenter AM, Lesch C, Gilmore E, Malhotra R, Mayer SA, Lee K, Claassen J, Schmidt JM, Badjatia N. Prevention of shivering during therapeutic temperature modulation: The columbia anti-shivering protocol. Neurocritical Care. 2011 June; 14(3): 389-94
  28. Helbok R, Madineni RC, Schmidt MJ, Kurtz P, Fernandez L, Ko SB, Choi A, Stuart MR, Connolly ES, Lee K, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Khandji AG, Claassen J. Intracerebral monitoring of silent infarctions after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care. 2011 Apr; 14(2): 162-7
  29. Ko SB, Choi HA, Malhotra R, Lee K. Giant rectus sheath hematoma after therapeutic paracentesis resulting in hemodynamic instability in the intensive care unit. Hospital Practice. 2010 Jun;38 (3): 52-5
  30. Gilmore E*, Choi HA*, Hirsch LJ, Claassen J. Seizures and CNS hemorrhage: spontaneous intracerebral and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurologist. 2010 May;16(3):165-75
  31. Peterson BS, Choi HA, Hao X, Amat JA, Zhu H, Whiteman R, Liu J, Xu D, Bansal R. Morphologic features of the amygdala and hippocampus in children and adults with Tourette syndrome.  Arch Gen Psych. 2007 Nov;64(11): 1281-91.
  32. Joo S, Lee S, Choi HA, Kim J, Kim E, Kimm K, Kim J, Shin C. Habitual snoring is associated with elevated hemoglobin A(1c) levels in non-obese middle-aged adults. J Sleep Res. 2006 Dec;15 (4): 437-444
  33. Kim SJ, Suk MH, Choi HM, Kimm KC, Jung KH, Lee SY, Lee SY, Kim JH, Shin C, Shim JJ, In KH, Kang KH, Yoo SH. The local prevalence of COPD by post-bronchodilator GOLD criteria in Korea. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2006 Dec; 10(12): 1393-1398

Book Chapters

  1. HA Choi, Sang-Bae Ko, Kiwon Lee. Inflammatory and demyelinating CNS diseases. In: Lee K, ed. The NICU Book. 1st Edition, McGraw-Hill. 2012:178-187
  2. HA Choi, Rebecca Bauer, Kiwon Lee. Fulminant hepatic failure. In: Lee K, ed. The NICU Book. 1st Edition, McGraw-Hill. 2012: 204-212
  3. Ko SB, Choi HA, Lee K. Neurologic Complications after Cardiac Surgery. In: Sladen RN, ed.  Postoperative Cardiac Care.  A Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Monograph.  Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011:385-400.

Selected Abstracts

  1. Parsha K, Sujgur S, Rezanejad N, Edwards N, Change T, Lee K. Savitz SE, Choi HA. Global cerebral edema after subarachnoid hemorrhage is associated with a peripheral immune reponse. American Academy of Neurology. Washington DC 2015.
  2. Bowry R, McDonald M, Cai C, Rahbar M, Choi HA, Edwards N, Lee K, Grotta JC, Chang T. Thromboelastography (TEG) can detect differences in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage with and without intraventricular hemorrhage. International Stroke Conference. Nashville, 2015
  3. Bajgur S, Parsha K, Rezanejad N, Ko SB, Hergenroeder G, Reyes R, Kim D,  Chang T, Edwards N, Lee K, Savitz SI, Choi HA. Volumetric analysis of Global Cerebral Edema after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Correlations with Inflammatory Markers and Impact on Outcome. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Seattle, 2014
  4. Almaghrabi TS, Parsha KN, Rezanejad N, Hergenroeder GW, Reyes R, Kim D, Chang T, Edwards N, Lee K, Savitz SI, Choi HA. Inflammatory Response to Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Does the Presence of an Aneurysm Matter? Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Seattle, 2014
  5. Bajgur SS, Vu K, Rezanejad N, Reyes R, Karamchandani R, Sheiner j, Glendening C, Edwards N, Chang T, Lee K, Harrison N, Savitz SI, Choi HA. Brief Neurocognitive Screening is Feasible in assessing Cognitive Deficits in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Seattle, 2014
  6. Rezanejad N, Bajgur SS, Vu K, Reyes R, Karamchandani R, Sheiner j, Glendening C, Edwards N, Chang T, Lee K, Harrison N, Savitz SI, Choi HA. Routine Depression Screening Is Feasible In Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Seattle, 2014
  7. Steinkuller F, Sheiner J, Edwards N, Chang T, Mcbride E, Harrison N, Murphy A, Blum N, Williams G, Lee K, Choi HA. Multidisciplinary Quality Rounds Reduces CAUTI Rates in the NSICU. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Seattle, 2014
  8. Choi HA, Chen H, Lee K, Okonkwo D, Valadka A, Kim DH, Clifton DL, Hergenroeder GW. Brain Oxygen Tension during Therapeutic Hypothermia in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Philadelphia, 2013
  9. Choi HA, Fernandez A, Jeon SB, Ko SB, Lantigua H, Kim MC, Schmidt JM,   Mayer SA, Claassen J, Badjatia N, Lee K. Ethnic disparities in end of life care in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Denver, 2012
  10. Jeon SB, Choi HA, Lantigua H, Badjatia N, Schmidt JM, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Lee K. Exposure to hyperoxia is associated with delayed cerebral ischemia and poor 3-month outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Denver, 2012
  11. Czeisler BM, Choi HA, Guo K, Bernstein P, Presciutti M, Lantigua H, Carpenter A, Zhang J, Ko SB, Schmidt JM, Claassen J, Mayer SA, Lee K, Connolly ES, Badjatia N. Comparison between Institutionally-Defined Clinical Criteria and CDC-Criteria for the Diagnosis of Ventriculostomy-Related Infection. American Academy of Neurology Meeting. New Orleans, 2012.
  12. Choi HA, Ko SB, Chen H, Gilmore E, Carpenter A, Lee D, Claassen J, Mayer SA, Schmidt JM, Lee K, Connelly ES, Paik M, Neeraj Badjatia. Acute Effects of Nimodipine on Cerebral Vasculature and Brain Metabolism. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Montreal, Canada. 2011
  13. Choi HA, Kim J, Ko SB, Lantigua H, Carpenter A, Karinja S, Schmidt JM, Claassen J, Mayer SA, Lee K, Badjatia N. Fluid Balance During Targeted Temperature Management Predicts In-Hospital Mortality in Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Montreal, Canada. 2011
  14. Ko SB, Choi HA, Lee D, Schmidt JM, Lee K, Claassen J, Badjatia N, Connolly ES,  Mayer SA. Pressure Reactivity Index (PRX) Predicts Mortality in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. San Francisco, California. 2010
  15. Presciutti M, Choi A, Ko SB, Ortega S. BRAIN: Brain resuscitation: advanced indicators in neuromonitoring. Neurocritical Care Meeting. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. San Francisco, California. 2010
  16. Helbok R, Ko SB, Schmidt JM, Kurtz P, Fernandez L, Choi A, Connolly ES, Lee K, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Claassen J. Global Cerebral Edema and Brain Metabolism after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. San Francisco, California. 2010
  17. Helbok R, Madineni RC, Schmidt JM, Kurtz P, Fernandez L, Ko SB, Choi A, Stuart RM, Connolly ES, Lee K, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Khandji AG, Claassen J. Intracerebral Monitoring of Silent Infarcts after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. San Francisco, California. 2010
  18. Choi HA , Fernandez L, Schmidt JM,  Merkow M, Mayer SA, Lee K, Claassen J, Badjatia N.  Factors Influencing Anti-Shivering Interventions during Therapeutic Temperature Modulation. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington. 2009