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Kara J. Choi, MD

4.6 out of 5 ( 147 Ratings)

About

Dr. Kara Choi is a board-certified family physician at Family Medical Associates of Lafayette.

Dr. Choi received her medical degree from the University of Maryland in Baltimore and completed her family medicine residency at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. She received the prestigious “Excellent Teacher and Role Model Award,” for her work at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine.  Additionally, she volunteered as an adjunct community clinical faculty advisor for medical students at George Washington University in Washington, DC and as a volunteer, at the completion of her residency, she staffed an urgent care clinic in Guam.

Prior to joining Family Medical Associates of Lafayette, Dr. Choi worked as an urgent and primary care physician in Washington, DC and Springfield, Massachusetts.

Beyond work she does her best to keep up with her energetic daughter, connects with nature on her hikes, and maintains balance in her life by reading, playing the cello and piano.

Philosophy of care

Dr. Choi is passionate about collaborating with her patients to maintain their health and takes great pleasure in working with those who are motivated to achieve their health goals. As an evidence-based practitioner, she understands that the body, mind and spirit are connected and need to remain in balance with one another. Whenever possible she addresses all three with natural and noninvasive therapies.

Areas of expertise and special training

General family medicine from kids to adults, preventive medicine and evidence-based medicine.

Affiliations Family Medical Associates of Lafayette
Education
  • Medical School
  • Medical degree
    University of Maryland
  • Residency
  • Family medicine residency
    York Hospital

Reviews

  • 07/04/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Choi is wonderful!

  • 06/16/2024
    Rating: 5

    Have already recommended Dr. Choi to 2 people.

  • 05/30/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Choi is exceptionally thorough, has great listening skills, and is willing to investigate and conduct additional research. I appreciate her willingness to discuss options and to address perceptions that have changed with new studies and data.

  • 05/19/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr Choi is outstanding and really makes me feel heard.

Reviews
  • 07/04/2024

    Dr. Choi is wonderful!

  • 06/16/2024

    Have already recommended Dr. Choi to 2 people.

  • 05/30/2024

    Dr. Choi is exceptionally thorough, has great listening skills, and is willing to investigate and conduct additional research. I appreciate her willingness to discuss options and to address perceptions that have changed with new studies and data.

  • 05/19/2024

    Dr Choi is outstanding and really makes me feel heard.