Dr. Charles Callery, MD

Dr. Charles Callery, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Charles Callery, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1975 and specializes in bariatric surgery.

15644 Pomerado Rd Ste 200

Poway, CA 92064

Contact Information

(858) 675-0883

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 91% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 84% of peers
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Callery's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Callery "We strive to provide the best possible care for weight loss surgery patients. We emphasize excellent education, patient centered surgery, and thoughtful aftercare. We have a full time registered dietician, a comprehensive support group program, and online support through ThinnerTimesForum.com."

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Callery has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Callery's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Callery to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Callery's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Callery Says:

We appreciate the feedback that we receive from patient satisfaction surveys. We strive to use constructive criticism to improve our office based and hospital care. 


Patient Comments (4)

You cant ask for a better doctor and staff
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This Doctor is one of the worst I’ve EVER BEEN TO. Don’t question any of his office “girls” or he will scold at you and tell you they are “your best friends” and demand that you go wish them happy holidays!!! This guy has an ego that is beyond his capabilities. He’s a bariatric surgeon who treats...more
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Dr Charles callery did my bypass surgery and am so thankful to him and want to say thank you and to the nurses that he works with he is the best Dr and a life saver
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It was wonderful! Best decision I could have made. Dr Callery was very knowledgeable and kind. Gave wonderful informational classes before surgery. The procedure went well and recovery was quick!
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