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Director's Office

Director's Office

  •  727-824-6900
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    Mailing Address

    205 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St N 

    St. Petersburg, FL 33701 

     

Meet the Director 

Ulyee Choe, DO

Director

Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County


Dr. Ulyee ChowDr. Ulyee Choe was appointed director of the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County in September 2015. He is board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases and is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine with the Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and received a Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in 2005. He completed his internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at the University of South Florida in 2011. Prior to his appointment as the director in Pinellas, Dr. Choe served as director of the Florida Department of Health in Polk as well as interim director of the Florida Department of Health in Hardee County.

Dr. Choe currently serves as the co-chair of the regional preparedness Health and Medical Committee as well as co-chair of the Tampa Bay Health and Medical Coalition. He currently serves as the chair of the statewide STI and HIV Prevention Committee and has served as chair of the Communicable Disease Program Council and has participated in the state Medical Advisory Group. Locally, Dr. Choe serves on the Board of Governors for the Pinellas County Medical Association and the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society and is involved in a number of community organizations. He grew up in Clearwater and is a Dunedin High School alumnus.