Jaewan Choi is Co-founding Partner and Director of Glaucoma Service at the Central Seoul Eye Center located in Seoul, Korea. He received his MD from the Seoul National University and PhD from the University of Ulsan. He had completed residency and glaucoma fellowship training at the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, and had served as a staff doctor at the HanGil Eye Hospital. He had visited Yale and Montreal University as a visiting scholar in 2007. In 2011, he co-founded the Central Seoul Eye Center with Dr. Jong-uk Hwang, an alumnus MD from Seoul National University Medical School and renowned retinal specialist. The CSEC focuses on providing the best care for the patients with severe eye diseases which may cause blindness including cataract, glaucoma, and retinal disorders. Dr. Choi has served as a board member of Korean Glaucoma Society.
Dr. Choi has published over more than 44 original peer-reviewed articles and delivered numerous invited lectures domestic and worldwide including 4 WOC and 4 APAO meetings, separately. In 2016, his speech on the topic of ‘vascular pathogenesis of NTG’ was chosen as one of ‘Best of WOC’ lectures in the World Ophthalmology Congress held in Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Choi’s current research interests include the vascular pathogenesis of normal tension glaucoma, OCT angiography, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, wound healing modification, and advanced solution for complex glaucoma and cataract surgeries. His clinical practice focuses on the medical, laser and surgical management of glaucoma and cataract surgeries.