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James Choo, MD

Dr. Choo is a pain medicine doctor in the Knoxville area. He is affiliated with North Knoxville Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Choo saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more drug addiction patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more opiate dependence patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more chronic pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more spondylosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more spider bite patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Choo saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more scoliosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Choo saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more herniated disc patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more sciatica patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Choo saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw drug abuse patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Choo saw multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Choo saw more arthritis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw more chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Choo saw trigeminal neuralgia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Choo saw osteoarthritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Choo sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Pcet Surgery Center
1128 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
438 miles away
Office
575 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
433 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2004

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Pain Medicine
    3. Pain Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Anesthesiology
    3. Pain Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Pain Medicine
    3. Interventional Pain Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Anesthesiology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Choo is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • North Knoxville Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Tennova Women's Imaging Center at Turkey Creek Med Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Mercy Medical Center St Marys-Cancer Services
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield