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Ann A. Choe, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Radiology | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship : Yale University (Body MRI/Cross Sectional Imaging )
  • Resident : Yale-New Haven Hospital (Diagnostic Radiology)
  • Chief Resident: Yale-New Haven Hospital (Radiology)
  • Resident : Yale-New Haven Hospital (Nuclear Medicine )
  • Fellowship: Michigan State University (Radiology)
  • Internship: University of Michigan Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
  • Master's Degree: University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Bachelor's Degree: Wellesley College (Chemistry & Applied Mathematics)
  • : Sophia University (Summer program in Japanese language and culture)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (Certification Date: 1993-06-10)
American Board of Radiology (Nuclear Radiology) (Certification Date: 1997-11-03)



Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic Radiology

Nuclear Medicine


Peer Reviewed Publications

Dhar VK, Sutton JM, Xia BT, Levinsky NC, Wilson GC, Smith M, Choe KA, Moulton J, Vu D, Ristagno R, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA. 2017. Fistulojejunostomy Versus Distal Pancreatectomy for the Management of the Disconnected Pancreas Remnant Following Necrotizing Pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg, 21 7, 1121

Xia BT, Fu B, Wang J, Kim Y, Ahmad SA, Dhar VK, Levinsky NC, Hanseman DJ, Habib DA, Wilson GC, Smith M, Olowokure OO, Kharofa J, Al Humaidi AH, Choe KA, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA. 2017. Does radiologic response correlate to pathologic response in patients undergoing neoadjuvant therapy for borderline resectable pancreatic malignancy? J Surg Oncol, 115 4, 376

Makramalla A, Itri JN, Choe KA, Ristagno RL 2016. Transarterial Therapies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Semin Roentgenol, 51 2, 95

Xia BT, Habib DA, Dhar VK, Levinsky NC, Kim Y, Hanseman DJ, Sutton JM, Wilson GC, Smith M, Choe KA, Sussman JJ, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE. 2016. Early Recurrence and Omission of Adjuvant Therapy after Pancreaticoduodenectomy Argue against a Surgery-First Approach. Ann Surg Oncol, 23 13, 4156

Wilson GC, Sutton JM, Smith MT, Schmulewitz N, Salehi M, Choe KA, Brunner JE, Abbott DE, Sussman JJ, Ahmad SA. 2015. Total pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation as the initial treatment for minimal-change chronic pancreatitis. HPB (Oxford), 17 3, 232

Wilson GC, Sutton JM, Smith MT, Schmulewitz N, Salehi M, Choe KA, Levinsky NC Jr, Brunner JE, Abbott DE, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Ahmad SA. 2015. Completion pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation as salvage therapy for patients failing previous operative interventions for chronic pancreatitis. Surgery, 158 4, 879

Fisher AV, Sutton JM, Wilson GC, Hanseman DJ, Abbott DE, Smith MT, Schmulewitz N, Choe KA, Wang J, Sussman JJ, Ahmad SA. 2014. High readmission rates after surgery for chronic pancreatitis. 156, 4 787,

Wilson GC, Sutton JM, Salehi M, Schmulewitz N, Smith MT, Kucera S, Choe KA, Brunner JE, Abbott DE, Sussman JJ, Ahmad SA. 2013. Surgical outcomes after total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation in pediatric patients. Surgery, 154 4, 777

Sheridan RM, Michelfelder EC, Choe KA, Divanovic A, Liu C, Ware S, Stanek J. 2012. Ductus arteriosus aneurysm with massive thrombosis of pulmonary artery and fetal hydrops. Pediatr Dev Pathol, 15 1, 79

Grewal SS1, McClaine RJ, Schmulewitz N, Alzahrani MA, Hanseman DJ, Sussman JJ, Smith M, Choe KA, Olowokure O, Mierzwa M, Ahmad SA. 2011. Factors associated with recidivism following pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB (Oxford) , 13 12, 869

Sutton JM, Schmulewitz N, Sussman JJ, Smith M, Kurland JE, Brunner JE, Salehi M, Choe KA, Ahmad SA. 2010. Total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation as a means of treating patients with genetically linked pancreatitis. Surgery, 148 4, 676

Fodor DW Vagal AS Wissman RD Choe KA 2008. Meniscal Gymnastics Common and uncommon locations of meniscal flip and flop Curr Probl Diagn Radiol, 37 , 15-25.

Zhou X Espy-Wilson CY Boyce S Tiede M Holland C Choe A 2008. A magnetic resonance imaging-based articulatory and acoustic study of “retroflex” and “bunched” American English /r/ J Acoust Soc Am, 123 , 4466-4481

Ojeda-Fournier H Choe KA Mahoney MC 2007. Recognizing and interpreting artifacts and pitfalls in MR Imaging of the breast Radiographics , 27 , S147-S164

Wray CJ Lowy AM Matthews JB James LE Mammen JM Choe KA Hanto DW Ahmad SA 2007. Intraoperative margin re-resection for colorectal liver metastases J Surg Educ , 64 , 150-157

Ahmad SA Wray C Rilo HL Choe KA Gelrud A Howington JA Lowy AM Matthews JB 2006. Chronic pancreatitis recent advances and ongoing challenges Curr Probl Surg, 43 , 127-238

Crombleholme T Livingston J Polzin W Gottliebson W Border W Beth K Calvo-Garcia M Choe K Beckes A O’Hara S 2006. Multimodality and sequential therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS): A stage and gestational age based approach to the use of amnioreduction (AR), selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation (SFLP) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) Am J Ob Gyn , 195 , S202

Roberston MB Choe KA Joseph PM 2006. A Review of the abdominal manifestations of cystic fibrosis in the adult patient Radiographics, 26 , 679-690

Ahmad SA Lowy AM Wray CJ D’Alessio D Choe KA James LE Gelrud A Matthews 2005. Factors associated with insulin and narcotic independence after islet autotransplantation in patients with severe chronic pancreatitis J Am Coll Surg, 201 , 680-687

Vagal A Choe KA 2005. A patient with mental status changes and multiple hepatic calcifications Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice , 13 , 190-194

Wray CJ Ahmad SA Lowy AM D’Alessio DA Gelrud A Choe KA Soldano DA Matthews JB Rilo HL 2005. Clinical significance of bacterial cultures from 28 autologous islet cell transplant solutions Pancreatology, 5 , 562-569

Chen PL Choe KA 2003. Prenatal MRI of heteropagus twins AJR, 181 , 1676-1678

Choe KA 2003. Intraductal papillary mucinous tumors and mucinous cystic tumors of the pancreas: Imaging J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg , 10 , 137-141

Choe KA 2003. Imaging in pancreatic infection J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg , 10 , 401-405

Rilo HL Ahmad SA D’Alessio D Iwanaga Y Choe KA Martin J Pennington L Soldano D Moulton JS Biliter J Martin SP Ulrich CS Somogyi L Matthews JB Lowy AM 2003. Total pancreatectomy and auto-islet transplantation as a means to treat severe chronic pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg , 7 , 978-989

Solomkin JS Yellin AE Rotstein OD Christou NV Dellinger E P Tellado JM Malafaia OFernandez A Choe KA Carides A Satishchandran V Teppler H 2003. Ertapenem versus piperacillin/tazobactam in the treatment of complicated intraabdominal infections Results of a double-blind randomized comparative Phase III trial Annals of Surgery , 237 , 235-245

Pereira SJ O’Brien DP Luchette FA Choe KA Lim E, Davis Jr. K Hurst JMJohannigman JA Frame SB 2000. Dynamic helical computed tomography scan accurately detects hemorrhage in patients with pelvic fracture Surgery, 128 , 678

Falcone RA Luchette FA Choe KA Tiao G Ottaway M Davis K,Hurst JM Johannigman JA, Frame SB 1999. Zone one retroperitoneal hematoma identified by computed tomography scan as an indicator of significant abdominal injury Surgery, 126 , 608

Choe KA Smith RC Wilkens K Constable RT 1997. Motion artifact on T2 weighted fast spin echo images of the liver Effect on image contrast and reduction of artifact using respiratory triggering in normal volunteers JMRI, 7 , 298 302

Kelly B Meyers P Choe KA Hurst J Luchette F 1997. Traumatic pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis with portal venous air embolism J of Trauma , 42 , 112 114

Smith RC Rosenfield AT Choe KA Essenmacher KR Verga M Glickman MLange RC 1995. Comparison of non contrast CT (NCCT) and intravenous urography (IVU) in patients with acute flank pain Radiology , 194 , 789 794

Mintz AC Albano A Reisdorf E Choe KA Lillegard 1990. Stress fracture of the first rib from serratus anterior tension An unusual mechanism of injury Ann of Emerg Med , 19 . , 411 414

Rosenfeld SM Choe KA 1983. [n]Cyclophanes In Keehn PM Rosenfeld SM ed. Cyclophanes Academic Press, ,

Pero MF Cotell CM Choe KA Rosenfeld SM 1982. 9-Hydroxy-9-alkenyl-10-spirocyclopropyl-9,10-dihydroanthracenes Potential precursors of the[n](9,10)anthracenophanes Synth Communications , 1982 12, 299-305

Abstract Publications

Lewis PW Choe KA Moulton JS 1996. Evaluation of the liver with CT during arterial portography Radiographics , ,