Meet Our Surgeons & Team
 

Charles D. Callery, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical Director
Charles Callery, Medica Director, Bariatric Center at Pomerado Hospital, Poway, North San Diego County

Dr. Callery is a General Surgeon specializing in weight loss surgery. As Medical Director, Dr. Callery provides clinical oversight and leadership at Pomerado Hospital for our Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Since 1991, Dr. Callery has been performing bariatric surgery for patients with severe obesity.

He is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

"I find helping obese patients achieve a more normal and healthier life both technically challenging and personally rewarding. Obesity surgery is one of the most optimistic specialties of medicine." 

Dr. Sam Filiciotto is a General Surgeon assisting Dr. Callery with bariatric surgery. He trained at the University of Iowa and New York Medical College. Dr. Filiciotto is fluent in Spanish.

Ramin Sorkhi, M.D.

Dr. Sorkhi completed his residency in general surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, followed by an accredited fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. He has a special interest in minimally invasive laparoscopic abdominal surgery.

 


Our Team
 

 

Florence Tai, RN, BSN

Bariatric Clinical Coordinator

Florence coordinates your surgical process with the hospital and is available as a patient resource throughout your weight loss surgery journey with us.

 

 

Karen Merdinger, RD

Registered Dietician

Karen provides specialized dietary support and education during your weight loss surgery journey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have questions about the Bariatric Center at Pomerado Hospital in North San Diego County? For more information please visit our Surgical Procedures page, Contact Us or Find our Location(s).

ASMBS Center of Excellence