Lead Physician,
Spine & Pain Center of Kaua’i

Daniel S. Choi, MD, MBA is the Lead Physician at the Spine and Pain Center of Kaua’i.

Dr.  Choi graduated from Pomona College with a BA in Chemistry/Biology, earned a Masters in Business Administration from UCLA, and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Albany Medical College.  He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his Pain Management Fellowship at Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.  Dr. Choi has extensive experience in interventional pain management as practices advanced TIP and SCS therapies.  He has served as Chief of Pain, Director of Emerging Technology and Education, and as attending pain physician at Valley Pain Consultants in Phoenix, AZ.

Why Dr. Choi became a pain medicine specialist

“When I was in medical school I was fortunate to be introduced to pain medicine. I quickly fell in love with the specialty as I saw it as a wonderful way to make a difference in the lives of those who were suffering from pain, utilizing the latest technologies, applying our understanding of science and the human body, while balancing the complexity of the mind, heart and spirit. I set out to equip myself with all the tools available for the purpose of effectively battling pain and I find it an extraordinary gift whenever a patient allows me the privilege to impact their life.”

Dr. Choi creates collegial working environments where members in the organization and the community align to make a difference.



Recent Sessions at Neurovations Events

2019 Napa Pain Conference

2019 Kaua’i Pain Conference

  • Minimally-Invasive Treatments for Chronic Spinal Pain
  • Emerging Therapies

2018 Business Essentials for 21st Century Providers

2018 Kaua’i Pain Conference

  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery & Neurostimulation