Dr. Sang Choo Practiced in city, Va.


Services for Dr. Sang Choo, who practiced Chinese medicine in Baltimore and in Virginia, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

Dr. Choo, who was 51 and lived in Annandale, Va., for the past 3 1/2 years, died Tuesday at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington of complications to a ruptured blood vessel.

A native of Korea and a graduate of the Asian Medical College in Seoul, South Korea, he came to the United States in 1974 and lived briefly in Portland, Ore., before coming to Baltimore.

He continued his practice of herbal medicine and acupuncture in Baltimore, coming here several days a week after moving to Virginia.

A former president of the Korean Society of Maryland, Dr. Choo also was a founder of the Hyundai Plaza commercial facility on North Charles Street.

He is survived by his wife, the former Hak Ja Kim; a son, Kee Won Choo of Annandale; a daughter, Yoon Yi Choo of Annandale; his mother, Pil Soon Park of Seoul; and three brothers and three sisters in Korea.

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