medical staff information

Education & Postgraduate Training

Education
2014.2 Doctor's degree, Ulsan Univ., Ulsan, Korea
2008.2 Master's degree, Ulsan Univ., Ulsan, Korea
1999.2 M.D. and Bachelor's degree, Kyung-Pook Nat’l Univ., Taegu, Korea
Postgraduate Training
2012-
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Chung-Ang University,College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

2008-2012
Clinical fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Chung-Ang University Medical Center

2007-2008
Clinical fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

2003-2007
Resident, Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, The Korean Society of Infectious Diseases
Member, The Korean Society for Chemotherapy

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Board Certifications

2007 Korea Board of Internal Medicine Diplomat
2009 Specialty board of Infectious Diseases

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Honors and Awards

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Papers (SCI and SCIE)

1. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of pneumococcal bacteremia in adult patients with liver cirrhosis. Choi SH, Park HG, Jun JB, Lee SO, Choi SH, Woo JH, Kim YS. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Feb;63(2):160-4.

2. The clinical significance of concurrent Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria in patients with S. aureus bacteremia. Choi SH, Lee SO, Choi JP, Lim SK, Chung JW, Choi SH, Jeong JY, Woo JH, Kim YS. J Infect. 2009 Jul;59(1):37-41.

3. A case of isolated invasive Aspergillus colitis presenting with hematochezia in a nonneutropenic patient with colon cancer. / Choi SH, Chung JW, Cho SY, Kim BJ, Kwon GY. Gut Liver. 2010 Jun;4(2):274-7.

4. Incidence, characteristics, and outcomes of Staphylococcus lugdunensis bacteremia. Choi SH, Chung JW, Lee EJ, Kim TH, Lee MS, Kang JM, Song EH, Jun JB, Kim MN, Kim YS, Woo JH, Choi SH. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Sep;48(9):3346-9.

5. Risk factors for laboratory-confirmed household transmission of pandemic H1N1 2009 infection. Lee DH, Kim CW, Kim JH, Lee JS, Lee MK, Choi JC, Choi BW, Choi SH, Chung JW. Am J Infect Control. 2010 Dec;38(10):e43-5.

6. Impact of infectious-disease specialist consultations on outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in a hospital with a low volume of patients with S. aureus bacteremia. Choi SH, Cho SY, Park JH, Chung JW. J Infect. 2011 Feb;62(2):181-5.

7. Poor performance of a national clinical case definition of influenza infection during an outbreak of 2009 pandemic H1N1. Choi SH, Cho SY, Chung JW. J Infect. 2011 Apr;62(4):325-7.

8. Risk factors for pandemic H1N1 2009 infection in healthcare personnel of four general hospitals. Choi SH, Chung JW, Jeon MH, Lee MS. J Infect. 2011 Oct;63(4):267-73.

9. Impact of penicillin nonsusceptibility on clinical outcomes of patients with nonmeningeal Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia in the era of the 2008 Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute penicillin breakpoints S. H. Choi, J W. Chung, H. Sung, M. N. Kim, S. H. Kim, S. O. Lee, Y. S. Kim, J. H. Woo, S. H. Choi. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2012; 56(9): 4650-4655.

10. Time to positivity of follow-up blood cultures in patients with persistent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Choi SH, Chung JW. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Nov;31(11):2963-7.

11. Clinical implication of extended-spectrum cephalosporin nonsusceptibility in Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis. / Choi SH, Chung JW, Kim BN, Kwak YG, Kim TH, Lee EJ, Choo EJ, Jeon MH, Lee MS, Bae IG, Lee SR, Song EH, Jun JB, Kim MN, Kim SH, Lee SO, Kim YS, Woo JH, Choi SH . Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Nov;31(11):3029-34.

12. The impact of early adequate antimicrobial therapy on 14-day mortality in patients with monomicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia. Park JH, Choi SH, Chung JW. J Infect Chemother 2013 Oct;19(5):843-9.

13. Predictive Performance of Serum Procalcitonin for the Diagnosis of Bacterial Meningitis after Neurosurgery. Choi SH, Choi SH. Infect Chemother 2013;45(3):308-314

14. The impact of early adequate antimicrobial therapy on 14-day mortality in patients with monomicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia. Park JH, Choi SH, Chung JW. J Infect Chemother (2013) 19:843-849

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Professional Snapshot

Dr. Seong-Ho Choi is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine at Chung-Ang university medical center. He has treated various kinds of bacterial, viral, and fungal infectious diseases, including various kinds of bacterial sepsis, influenza, and HIV infection. He has a particular interest in antimicrobial chemotherapy against serious bacterial or fungal infections, clinical management of influenza, vaccination of healthy adults, and clinical epidemiology of hospital-acquired infections.

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