Yun-Beom Choi, MD

Yun-Beom Choi, MD

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • Korean

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Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Neurology

Locations &


Bergen Neurology Consultants at Englewood


25 Rockwood Place Suite 110 Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-894-5805
Fax: 201-894-1956


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1199 (SEIU)

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About Yun-Beom Choi

Dr. Choi is board certified in neurology. He received his MD and PhD in neuroscience from Harvard Medical School. He did his residency in neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian and Neurological Institute of New York. In addition to practicing clinical neurology, Dr. Choi teaches medical students and neurology residents and conducts research in drug development for neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the Society for Neuroscience. He is fluent in Korean.

Honors & Awards

2020-2016: Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor

2020: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2019-2017: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors

Professional Memberships

Society for Neuroscience

American Academy of Neurology

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: Harvard Medical School

PhD: Harvard-MIT Division of Health and Sciences and Technology


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology)



Choi Y-B, Lipton SA. ldentification and mechanism of action of two histidine residues underlying high-affinity Zn2+ Inhibition of the NMDA receptor. (1999) Neuron 23:171-180.

Kim W-K, Choi Y-B, Rayudu PV, Das P, Assad W, Arnelle DR, Stamler JS, Lipton SA. Attenuation of NMDA receptor activity and neurotoxicity by nitroxyl anion (NO-). (1999) Neuron 24:461-469.

Chol Y-B, Tenneti L, Le DA, Ortiz J, Bal G, Chen H-SV, Lipton SA. Molecular basis of NMDA receptor-coupled ion channel modulation by S-nitrosylation. (2000) Nature Neuroscience 3:15-21.

Kim J, Jung SY, Lee YK, Park S, Choi JS, Lee CJ, Kim HS, Choi YB, Scheiffele P, Bailey CH, Kandel ER, Kim JH. Neuroligin-1 Is required for normal expression of LTP and associative fear memory In the amygdala of adult animals. (2008) Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA 105:9087-9092.

Puthanveettil SV, Monje FJ, Miniaci MC, ChoiY-B, Karl KA, Khandros E, Gawinowicz MA, Sheetz MP, Kandel ER. A new component in long-term synaptic plasticity: upregulatlon of kinesin in the neurons of gill-withdrawal reflex (2008) CelI135:960-973.

SI K, Chol Y-B, White-Grindley E, Majumdar A, Kandel ER. Aplysia CPEB can form prion-like multimers in sensory neurons that Contribute to Long-Term Facilitation. (2010) Cell 140:421-435.

Jung S-Y, Kim J, Kwon OB, Jung JH, An K, Jeong AY, Lee CJ, Choi Y-B, Bailey CH, Kandel ER, Kim J-H. Input-specific synaptic plasticity in the amygdala is regulated by neuroligin-1 via postsynaptic NMDA receptors (2010) Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA 107:4710-4715.

Till SM, Li HL, Miniaci MC, Kandel ER, Chol Y-B. A Presynaptic role for FMRP during protein synthesis-dependent long-term plasticity in Aplysia. (2011) Learning and Memory 18:39-48.

Choi Y-B, Li HL, Kassabov SR, Jin I, Puthenveetlil SV, Karl KA, Lu Y, Kim J-H, Bailey CH, Kandel R. Neurexin-neuroligln trans-synaptic interaction mediates learning-related synaptic remodeling and long-term facilitation In Aplysia. (2011) Neuron 70:468-481.

Kassebov SR, Choi Y-B, Karl KA, Vishwasrao HD, Bailey CH, Kandel ER. A single Aplysla neurotrophin-mediated synaptic facilitation via differentially processed isoforms secreted as mature or precursor forms. (2013) Cell Reports 3:1213-27

Kwon OB, Lee JH, Kim HJ, Lee S, Lee S, Jeong MJ, Kim SJ, Jo HJ, Ko B, Chang S, Park SK, Choi Y­B, Bailey CH, Kandel EA, Kim J-H. Dopamine regulation of amygdala inhibitory circuits for expression of learned fear. (2015) Neuron 88:378-389.