Radiologists in Orbit: Eugene Choi, MD

Orbit power user Eugene Choi balances a busy private radiology practice with family and a contagious passion for fitness.

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Eugene Choi MD is a private practice radiologist and family man with a contagious passion for fitness.

Diagnostic radiology is sedentary, and sitting is the new smoking. What do you do to stay active at work?

Just last month, a GI doctor that I worked closely with passed away from a massive MI and he was only in his fifties.

What makes Crossfit special versus any other class?

How do you balance family, work, and peak fitness?

Physicians need to make fitness and health maintenance a high priority. It is imperative that physicians, as guardians of people’s health, are themselves role models for their patients.

Tell me about your struggle with obstructive sleep apnea

And you’re also working on your hyperlipidemia?

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Orbit helps restore work-life balance by awarding CME and CE for the internet-based learning that doctors, PAs and nurses already perform while caring for patients.

Any words of advice you would share with other physicians?

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Standing while reading wasn’t easy for him at first, but now it’s a key way that Choi stays active at work.
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Choi keeps his body fat composition under 10% as part of a lifestyle strategy to combat his hyperlipidemia.
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Crossfit offers the perfect combo of cardio, strength, and team spirit that keeps Choi coming back for more.

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