Meet the Southern California Region III Governor

Southern California Region III

The Southern California Region III Governor, Charles J. Hamori, MD, FACP started his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2017. As Governor, Dr. Hamori will serve as the official representative of the College for the Southern California Region III, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Hamori, feel free to read his bio below.

Charles J. Hamori, MD, FACP

Dr. Hamori

EDUCATION: BS Stanford 1988; MD University CA, San Diego 1993

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: IM residency 1993-1997 UCSD Medical Center; Chief Resident 1996-1997 UCSD Medical Center

CERTIFICATION: Board Certified Internal Medicine Certified Professional Coder ACLS

PRESENT POSITION: Staff internist Kaiser-Permanente in San Diego

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Active on Governor's Council for the last 5 years; Presentation to Young Physician's section on Billing and Coding Fall 2013; Multiple social and networking events directed at recruiting Resident/Fellow Members

ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: Fellowship 2007; Attended Annual Session multiple times; National Leadership Day 2008

OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Administrative appointment within my medical groups as the physician director for coding and documentation. Clinical Professor of Medicine, non-salaried, at UCSD Medical School--mentoring first, second, and third year students. I coordinate the UCSD internal medicine residents who rotate through the KP clinics. I am site coordinator for the KP continuity clinics for UCSD internal medicine residents.

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: General Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Education, Health care coding/billing/financing