Dr. Ramin Sorkhi, MD

Dr. Ramin Sorkhi, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ramin Sorkhi, MD is a general surgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Pahlavi University / School Of Medicine (Shiraz University) in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, breast oncology, and more.

225 E 2nd Ave Ste 340

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(760) 291-6979

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 67% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 66% of peers
more than 63% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorkhi "Dr. Ramin Sorkhi is a board certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive laparoscopic abdominal surgery.

Dr. Sorkhi received his medical degree from the Medical School at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in 1991, and also served his rotating internship at the University's various sciences hospitals. He served his partial residency in General Surgery at Mafraq Hospital, U.A.E.; the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom; then completed his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he was also a Chief Resident. In 2008 he completed an accredited fellowship in advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

To make an appointment with Dr. Sorkhi please call (760) 291-6979."

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5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Procedure
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Treatment of Fibroids
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Robotic-Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Weight Loss Revisional Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • Pahlavi University / School Of Medicine (Shiraz University)
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Bronx Lebanon Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Bronx Lebanon Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mafraq Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Sinai Northwest Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sorkhi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sorkhi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorkhi to family and friends
50 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sorkhi'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

Patient Comments (22)

I had my colon surgery with Dr. Sorkhi. He is a very skilled surgeon and treats everyone as if they were family. If you need a surgeon, he is the one.
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I had a great experience with this doctor. He is straightforward, honest and efficient. He did an excellent job . I'm happy with the process and the results. I highly recommend him to anyone needing surgery.
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This Dr. Has no compassion for his patients after surgery!! And the staff is very rude on the phone!! I do not recommend this office. Run the other way!!
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I was referred to Dr. Sorkhi for surgery to remove a Malignant Mass at the base of my Colon. He is a wonderful, caring and highly recommended dr. Surgery went well and I healed and recovered very quickly. Was also seen by him for a second surgery for the insertion of a Port a Cath for...more
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I had bariatric surgery with Dr. Sorkhi in early July and my experience throughout the process was great. When I first met Dr. Sorkhi in January, he clearly explained the full process and all the pre-op steps. His nurse Margarita was extremely helpful and she did a great job keeping me updated....more
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