Meet the Staff
Dr. Charles Sarosy is the owner of The Laser Cafe. He is responsible in all patient cases and oversees all patient care. His impressive track record demonstrates his commitment to all patients of the Laser Cafe. Here’s some facts about him!
Dr. Charles Sarosy is a Board-Certified Surgeon operating in Southern California. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery. As one of the busiest physicians in the So Cal region, he makes a huge difference in the lives of many. His specialty is body contouring, or the practice of improving the shape and tone of the body. This involves removing excess fat and skin, as well as adding additional support in other areas. An example of a body contouring procedure he specializes in is the breast lift!
He enjoys a high rate of patient satisfaction and is constantly attending seminars to stay abreast of new developments in the medical aesthetics industry. What undergirds his work is a simple philosophy: work with the patient’s natural appearance to achieve a desirable aesthetic result.
Dr. Charles Sarosy grew up in New York. A bright student, he graduated third in college and second in his medical class! He completed his surgical training in San Diego, where the Laser Cafe calls home. During his surgical training, he received an award for performing the best surgery. He even excelled in extracurriculars at the time, being president of the prestigious American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
For nearly two decades, he has delivered upwards of 7,000 cosmetic procedures. Dr. Sarosy is careful to consult each patient as if they were his only. We are honored he is head of our practice at the Laser Cafe!
Alma D. Shumake is the Nurse Practitioner at The Laser Cafe. She is able to diagnose and prescribe medication for various conditions. Her knowledge base and professional nursing experience in obstetrics and gynecology, gastroenterology, family practice and psychiatry equips her to be a well-rounded, compassionate nurse practitioner with us.
Her exemplary commitment to patient safety and medical expertise helped her as a Legal Nurse Consultant, during which she evaluated thousands of medical records, critiqued medical diagnoses and treatments and reviewed legal consents.
At the Laser Cafe, she helps do physical screening on initial consultations for aesthetic procedures and services. She also maintains and updates client records to ensure continuity and safety of care for best outcomes. Lastly, Alma assesses policies and guidelines to ensure professional accountability.
Alma Shumake grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana. She graduated high school at 16 and attended Los Angeles City College as a Theatre Arts Major. Her first job as a nursing assistant inspired her to become a nurse. She graduated nursing school at El Camino College in Torrance, California. She worked to become a nurse practitioner at California State University, Los Angeles. She earned her MSN from the University of Phoenix.
For years, Alma served as a Legal Nurse Consultant. She operated as the founder and CEO of Medical-Legal Examiners Institute, Incorporated. Thank you Alma for being a valued provider at the Laser Cafe!