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Our Doctors

image1Dr. Charles Sarosy:

Dr. Charles Sarosy is a Board Certified Surgeon who has been practicing Cosmetic Surgery for the past seventeen years. He is a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has performed thousands of surgery procedures with a very high rate of patient satisfaction. He specializes in body contouring procedures and is one of the busiest surgeons in Southern California.

His goals are patient safety and meeting the specific needs and expectations of each patient. This is facilitated through an in-depth consultation with the Doctor and his Assistant.

Dr. Sarosy utilizes state of the art surgical techniques. He attends several cosmetic seminars a year to stay up to date on the newest and innovative treatments. His goals are to achieve a natural appearing, highly aesthetic result.

Dr. Sarosy was raised in New York and completed his surgical training in San Diego. He graduated third in college and second in his medical class. He received numerous awards in medical school including an award for most outstanding performance in surgery. He was president of AOA, a prestigious medical school honor society.

Over the past seventeen years Dr. Sarosy has performed over 7,000 cosmetic procedures. He has trained many physicians in the art of Liposculpture and was a member of the Louisiana University Medical Center prior to relocating back to San Diego.

Dr. Sarosy prides himself on providing a safe, high quality and affordable cosmetic procedure.

Medical Education

New York Medical College     1986

Hospital Affiliations

Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, CA

Current Position

Director: SD Body Contouring     June 2000- Present

Temecula Rejuv Laser Spa     July 2009- Present             

M. Sadi Erfani, MD


With over 4,000 facial aesthetic plastic surgery procedures alone already performed, M. Sadi Erfani, MD is highly trained, experienced, and talented Plastic Surgeon in San Diego. Adding his warm, compassionate and approachable personality makes him superb and trusted choice as your Plastic Surgeon.

Dr. Erfani has performed some of the most technically challenging procedures in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Hand/Limb Replantation, Cancer and Burn Reconstruction, Aesthetic Facial/Full Body Contouring and Reconstruction.

In addition to his in-depth training and experience as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Erfani has performed research in several of the most distinguished laboratories in the country. He has written articles on palatal clefting which have been printed in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the flagship peer-reviewed journal of the field of Plastic Surgery. He has further had the opportunity to travel to El Salvador to perform corrective surgery for under-privileged children and adults with cleft lip/palate, nasal and other facial deformities. Dr. Erfani often reflects on that trip as one of the most gratifying professional experiences in his life; he looks forward to participating in many more charitable endeavors both locally and abroad.

A proud graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Erfani has been trained and bred from his earliest days to be the “Good Doctor”; a caregiver who values the therapeutic nature of good listening, personalized attention, a sense of humor, sincere compassion, and, last but not least exceptional communication skills. The Doctor places premium importance on understanding and addressing the specific desires and concerns of every Patient.

Dr. Powell

Cosmetic, General and Hair Restoration Surgeon

Dr. Powell is a Board Certified Surgeon who specializes in Cosmetic Surgery. He has performed over 6000 surgical procedures over the course of a twenty-five year career. Dr. Powell is a Past President of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery where he was recognized by his fellow cosmetic surgeons for his outstanding skills and contributions to the Cosmetic Surgery specialty.

Dr. Powell grew up in California, attended undergraduate school at the United States Naval Academy and Boston University, graduate school at University of West Florida and San Diego State University, medical school at Western University of Health Sciences (College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific), Internship at Portsmouth Regional Medical Center, Residency training at University of California, Davis/University of California, San Francisco and sub-specialty training at Baylor University. Dr. Powell received the “Most Outstanding Student” award graduating in the top ten percent of his medical school class and was recognized in his residency program for his outstanding achievements.

Dr. Powell is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American College of Cosmetic Surgeons (AACS), the American Academy of Liposuction Surgeons, the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgeons and the American College of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine. He is a member of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Dr. Powell is well known and respected not only in California, but also all over the country for his expertise as a Cosmetic Surgeon.

Dr. Powell served as the program chair for the CACS Annual Cosmetic Surgery Educational Meeting in 2012, He lectures and teaches at Cosmetic Surgery educational meetings and workshops, trains Cosmetic Surgeons on the newest Cosmetic Surgery techniques and procedures and is requested by his cosmetic surgery colleagues to perform cosmetic surgery on themselves and their family members. He serves as an Oral Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery testing aspiring Cosmetic Surgeons for their Board Certification and he serves as a Surveyor for the Institute for Quality Medicine (IMQ) surveying office based operating rooms for accreditation to perform Conscious Sedation and General Anesthesia surgical cases in an office setting. Additionally, he serves as a Delegate to the California Medical Association House of Delegates and as a Board of Director for the San Diego Chapter of the California Medical Association. Dr. Powell has published articles on Cosmetic Surgery procedures and treatments in several well-respected publications.

Dr. Powell has dedicated himself to the Cosmetic Surgery specialty for the last eleven years. He has performed He is a well-educated, trained, experienced and proficient Cosmetic Surgeon who is strives to bring the full spectrum of Cosmetic Surgery procedures to San Diego county. He maintains hospital privileges at several hospitals in San Diego County. He is determined to provide state-of-the-art Cosmetic Surgery procedures, tailored to each individual’s needs, in a safe and non-threatening manner and at a fair and reasonable price. Dr. Powell’s goal is to improve each individual’s self-esteem and self-image by enhancing their existing beauty.

image1Dr. Banthia:

Vish Banthia, MD FACS, is double Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with interests in primary and revision rhinoplasty (nose jobs / nose reshaping) as well as minimally invasive-to-comprehensive facial rejuvenation.

He holds several accomplishments in the medical field for his research and other educational and medical device contributions in various areas including obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and skin care rejuvenation.

Dr Vish serves as Founder of ZendyHealth, an innovative digital health platform connecting patients to high quality medical, cosmetic, and dental providers. He has been featured as an expert in skin and cosmetic care in a variety of media outlets including InStyle, Gentry Magazine, Refinery29, Beauty World News, High Fashion Magazine, and others. He is a staunch supporter and promoter of simple, do-it-yourself health, weight loss, and cosmetic tips and tricks so that one can feel their very best.

His lectures have taken him worldwide to share his expertise in facial and cosmetic surgery, and his list of publications is extensive. Dr. Banthia has lectured on his techniques in minimally invasive surgery and laser surgery to plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons and dermatologists throughout the country.

Dr. Vish was selected to be a trainer for Lifestyle Lift™ surgeons, and he received a selective Humanitarian Travel Award sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery to be part of a surgical team performing pro bono cleft lip/palate and microtia surgery in Honduras. While he was formerly in practice in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Los Angeles at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Dr Banthia was recognized as a “Top Doctor” and “Top Surgeon” in both regions.

Dr Vish has performed thousands of face and nasal procedures and his underlying principles include achieving a rejuvenated, refreshed, and natural look. For rhinoplasty in particular, Dr Banthia’s results yield a professional, natural appearance as opposed to an ‘over-operated’ or scooped appearance that often compromise nasal breathing and airflow.

Residency and Fellowship
• Stanford University
• New York-Presbyterian, the University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
• Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School
• University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF)

• Stanford University – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (with Honors)

Board Certifications
• Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Societies
• American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
• American Medical Association

Dr. Shumway

Dr. Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS

Dr. Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS is a leader in Cosmetic Surgery and a Past-President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a multi-Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and a Diplomate of many surgical and medical boards:

  • • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • • American Board of LASER Surgery
  • • American College of Surgeons
  • • California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • • WorldLink Medical – Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Dr. Shumway possesses 40 years’ experience in medicine and was educated at six different major universities while pursuing his medical training and scientific research:

  • • BYU / ASU / University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • • DUKE University Medical Center / UCLA / UCSD

He is a contributor and section editor for the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. He lectures world-wide at Cosmetic Surgery conferences and has written many articles and chapters for training textbooks.

Dr. Shumway is also well-known for the TUBA technique for saline implant breast augmentation. TUBA (Trans-umbilical Breast Augmentation) is a unique way of inserting saline breast implants through the navel without scars on the breasts! Only a handful of surgeons in the country are skilled at this procedure, and Dr. Shumway was the first surgeon to perform the TUBA in San Diego in 1998. He also performed the first TUBA in Europe in the summer of 2018. Dr. Shumway has thousands of happy TUBA He has thousands of happy breast implant patients since 1998.

Enhancement with Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is one of Dr. Shumway’s passions and recommendations for ALL of his patients. Hormone therapy is extremely VITAL to health and well-being as we age.

Dr. Shumway is a family man and athlete, and is fondly known by his friends and family as “Dr. Ironman.” He regularly participates in triathlons and encourages his patients to exercise regularly for good health. He and his wife, Kathy, have six children and one grandchild (finally!). Dr. Shumway also enjoys traveling, RV camping and is a PADI-certified scuba diver.

Begin your journey to “looking good and feeling great.” Come visit Dr. Shumway today!


Temecula Body Contouring | Plastic Surgery


Temecula Body Contouring | Plastic Surgery


Temecula Body Contouring | Plastic Surgery


Temecula Body Contouring | Plastic Surgery