Andy Choi, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Andy joined the Stanford University sports medicine team as a staff physical therapist in the spring of 2011. With his clinical interest and background in movement dysfunctions of the athlete, Andy approaches his care of student-athletes focusing on biomechanical assessments and correcting movement impairments.
While he provides care to student-athletes from all 36 varsity sports programs, his primary team assignments are men's/women's tennis and softball. Andy remains committed to seeking new knowledge to integrate into the delivery of care for his patients, as well as collaborating with other members of the health care team.
Andy is a California-licensed physical therapist and a board-certified specialist in sports physical therapy (SCS). Prior to his arrival on the Farm, Andy worked in a variety of sports and orthopaedic settings in Seattle, Atlanta, and Honolulu, where he had the opportunity to work with high school, collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletes. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
- Stanford University- Stanford, CA (2011-present)
- Kaimuki Care- Honolulu, HI (2009-11)
- Atlanta Rehabilitation and Performance Center- Decatur, GA (2007-08)
- Emory Physical Therapy- Atlanta, GA (2006)
- PRO Sports Club Physical Therapy- Bellevue, WA (2002-05)
During the past decade, Andy has given presentations at conferences on shoulder rehabilitation, and taught several continuing education classes, on topics ranging from rehabilitation of common shoulder injuries to low back pain. He has also served as clinical instructor for physical therapy students from institutions around the country during their internships.
Andy received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Carleton College in Minnesota. He subsequently attained his master’s of science, as well as his doctorate degree in physical therapy from Washington University in St. Louis. His doctoral project investigated the role of hamstring length on low back pain.