James Choi, DMD, MD      

Dr. James Choi completed his undergraduate studies as a McConnell scholar at McGill University with honors in Anatomy and Cell Biology. He went on to University of Pennsylvania, completing Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) in the top of his class and continued his studies at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine to obtain Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). He completed his General Surgery training and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, serving as chief resident.

His surgical training was focused on corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, complex facial trauma/reconstruction as well as adjunctive facial procedures including Botox® and facial fillers, dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants and general anesthesia.

He has been published in numerous scientific journals including Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction looking at sleep apnea, corrective jaw surgery and jaw reconstruction. His research utilizing stem cells for bone grafting of the craniomaxillofacial region was funded by Osteo Science Foundation.

Dr. James Choi practices full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with particular interests in complex bone grafting and implants, corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) and management of the TMJ disorder.

  • DMD – School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • MD –  Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System / Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor