Catherine Y. Choi, M.D.

Catherine Y. Choi, M.D.

Catherine Y. Choi, M.D.

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Personal Bio

Treatment Philosophy

My treatment philosophy includes treating each patient as a unique individual utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach to pain management and the use of interventional approaches and medication therapies where appropriate.

Personal Interests

In my free time I enjoy running, yoga, baking, and crafts.

Conditions & Procedures


Back Pain, Carpal Tunnel (CTS), Cervicalgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD), Degenerative Disc Disease, Diabetic Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, Foot Drop, Joint Pain, Muscle Pain, Orthopedic Pain, Parasthesia, Peripheral Neuropathy, Sacroiliac Joint Instability, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder/Rotator Cuff, Spinal Stenosis: Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Spondylosis, Sports Medicine, Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)


Discography, Epidurals, Facet Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Spinal Cord Simulator, Sympathetic Blocks

General Information




NorthShore Medical Group


Physical Med/Rehab, Chronic Pain

Academic Rank

Clinician Educator


English, Korean

Board Certified

Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Service

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005


West Suburban Medical Center, 2006


Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, 2009


University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine, 2010



NorthShore Medical Group

2180 Pfingsten Rd.
Suite 2000
Glenview, IL 60026
847.503.4500 847.657.5754 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.

NorthShore Medical Group

7900 Rollins Rd.
Suite 1100
Gurnee, IL 60031
847.503.4505 847.657.5754 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.


Commercial Plans
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO and EPO
  • Aetna Health Network Options
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna QPOS
  • Aetna Select
  • Beechstreet PPO Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMOI
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna LocalPlus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
  • Cigna Open Access Plus with CareLink (OAPC)
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO (an Aetna Company)
  • Coventry Health Care Elect Choice EPO
  • Coventry Health Care First Health PPO
  • Galaxy Health PPO Network
  • Great West PPO/POS
  • Healthcare's Finest Network (HFN)
  • Humana - All Commercial Plans (including Choice Care)
  • Humana - NorthShore Complete Care
  • Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan and PHCS PPO Network (Including PHCS Savility)
  • NorthShore Employee Network
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider PPO Network (TRPN)
  • Tricare
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare - All Commercial Plans
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Core
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Navigate
Exchange Plans
  • Aetna Whole Health Chicago
  • Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Precision HMO
  • Coventry (PPO)
  • Harken Health - an Affiliate of United Healthcare
    Verify physician participation and out of pocket expenses with Harken
  • Land of Lincoln Health Traditional PPO
  • Not Contracted United Healthcare Compass
  • Illinois Department of Public Aid (IDPA)
  • Illinicare ICP
  • Community Care Partners
Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Advantage HMO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Premier HMO-POS
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Primary HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus PFFS
  • HumanaChoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - All Medicare Plans
Medicare Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Community
  • HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Illinicare Health Plan
  • Meridian Complete

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