Catherine Choi, M.D.

Dr. Choi is available for appointments in Boston.


Dr. Choi specializes in pediatric eye diseases with an interest in the treatment of adult and pediatric strabismus, amblyopia, congenital cataracts, lacrimal disorders, and inherited ocular conditions. Her advanced surgical techniques include the use of adjustable sutures for complex strabismus.

Research Interests: Role of ocular coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in amblyopia; binocular video treatment for amblyopia; use of over-minus treatment for intermittent exotropia; and new surgical techniques for strabismus.


Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI


Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL

Medical School

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Undergraduate School

Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Exemplary Service as Chief Resident Award, University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology, 2014
  • Resident Research Award, University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology, 2013
  • Advocacy Ambassador, American Academy of Ophthalmology Mid-Year Forum, 2013
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Grant Award, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005

Academic Affiliations/Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

Foreign languages spoken

Fluent Korean and conversational French

Selected Publications

Choi C. Disorders of Eye Alignment and Movement; Disorders of the External Eye and Anterior Segment. In: Dean T, Bell L, editors. Nelson Pediatrics Board Review. Philadelphia: Elsevier. Inc. Forthcoming 2019.

Choi CS, Hamrah P, Laver N. Cystic Compound Melanocytic Nevus in a Pediatric Patient. Ophthalmology. 2016 Nov; 123(11): 2293.

Singh J, Choi CS, Bahl R, Archer SM. Partial Tendon Recession for Small-Angle Vertical Strabismus. Journal of AAPOS. 2016 Oct; 20(5): 392-395.

Choi C, Zhang L, Abramoff M, Sonka M, Shifera A, Kay C. Evaluating Efficacy of Aflibercept in Refractory Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration With OCT Segmentation Volumetric Analysis. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Mar; 47(3): 245-251.

Choi C, Khuddus N, Mickler C, Tuli S, Tuli S. Occlusive Patch Therapy for Reduction of Seizures in Dravet Syndrome. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Sept; 50(9):876-8.

Contact Information

Fax: 617-636-4867

Patient Appointments:
Boston: 617-636-4600

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