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Qualifications and Experience
Richard H. Callari, MD, is a surgeon specializing in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He is the Immediate Past Chief of Staff at Broward General Medical Center and Chris Evert Children's Hospital. He is a member of the Medical Council.
Dr. Callari received his undergraduate degree from Boston University, and his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed his surgical internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Florida and his residency at the Medical College of Virginia.
Dr. Callari is a Diplomate with the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He is published in medical journals.
Dr. Callari, whose father and grandfather were physicians, moved to Fort Lauderdale in 1990 to establish his medical career. He remains in private practice with an office conveniently located at Broward General Medical Center.
Dr. Callari is an active participant of the Broward General Medical Center Quality Assurance Committee. The committee is responsible for defining and implementing strategies that ensure the highest quality of care. Regular review of patient cases, by representatives from all divisions, ensures compliance with nationally recognized standards of care and provides a continuing avenue for physician education.
Immediate Past Chief Of Staff:
Broward Health Broward General Medical Center
Broward Health Chris Evert Children's Hospital
Verified Patient Reviews
Super cool Dr. You will understand ,what , I mean once you meet him.
He was a true gem. He was professional and made me feel at ease from the moment I met him. He got down to business and yet didn't make me feel rushed! Though I do not come back fir a year, I will definitely be back! Thanks also for a well rounded and fun staff.
Excellent. He is professional and thorough and informative.
Dr Richard is an instantly likeable guy, and an obviously highly competent medical professional. I would recommend him to anyone needing his specialty.
Unfortunately Dr. Callari was not able to help me with my problem. There was no medicine or treatment available.
He was awesome!
Very personable. He and his team spent time with me, were really concerned about my condition and explained everything in detail. I highly recommend him!
Professional, friendly and treated me as a person!
Great. Really glad the reviews were accurate. He is great.
The visit to the office was very nice, Dr and office staff very nice and courteous. Only difficulty was in finding his actual office as the building itself, really has no outside marker.
This never happened to me before, this doctor just told me he could do nothing for my sensitive throat and shook my hand inviting me to leave his office. My advise to other patients is that unless you have a dignose that can be esily fixed with a surgical proccedure avoid wasting this Dr's time. He is probably too comfortable to bother thinking outsite his routine surgeries to help a patient.
I am a repeat patient. I recommend Dr. Callari to everyone who is looking for an ENT that will actually listen to you. He helped me with some problems that no other ENT would help me with. He is very personable and pleasant.
Very thorough, informative and friendly.
Dr. Callari is unlike most South Floridian doctors I've seen. Usually you wait and wait, and then the doctor spends two-five minutes with you. Not only was the 10:15 appt time honored, but Dr. Callari is warm, personable and knowledgable. I felt very at ease with him, and his professionalism is A++++!!!!!!!
The office appeared clean upon entry. The wait was not long. Dr. Callari introduced himself. He listened to me and then described exactly what he was going to do. Then efficiently did it. the office staff seemed pleasant and knowledgeable.
I'm so glad I went to Dr. Callari ! He addressed my concerns after thorough examination and evaluation . I found the staff to be very helpful and professionally upbeat! I would highly recommend him to anyone !
He was such an outgoing and intelligent doctor. He listened to all our concerns and even when he recommended something and we had another route in mind, he had no problem adjusting to what we wanted. He made us (my wife and i) feelvery at ease. This is one ENT I would recommend whole heartedly!
I always look forward to follow ups, Dr Callari, is fun, accurate with info, and right to the point, no sugar coating.
Amazing doctor. Did a lot for me and his balloon sinoplasties actually DO work. Awesome experience, I highly recommend.
Always a top notch experience! You won't find a better doctor.
Dr. Callari is very friendly and really listens to what you have to say.
He impressed me as a knowledgable doctor who is caring about his patients' conditions. I am impressed, and I am never impressed.
Dr. Callari is great!
Positive in every way!
Wonderful MD, positive attitude and great bedside manners. Great overall spirit.
Dr. Callari is very personable and explains information in an understandable way. I have been dealing with ear problems for years and I am glad to have Dr. Callari as a resource now.
Very professional and easy to talk to. Listens very well and gives you lots of information.
Very good, knowledgeable about my situation took care of needs promptly. Wait was a little long
I was very pleased with my visits. Dr. Callari was very professional,pleasant, answered all my questions ..highly recommend ... Also his staff was very helpful and great to deal with.
I felt well taken care of and I was treated with respect.
Great doc, knows his stuff, very open and friendly.
This is the best ENT doctor I have ever worked with. His service was excellent, and he also had a great sense of humour. He answered all my questions and took his time with me because I do ask a lot of questions. Making the appointment through ZocDoc was effortless. I recommend Dr. Richard Callari 100% to everyone who needs to see an ENT.
A pleasant and very informative visit.
Very kind and caring staff, waiting time was great, clean office and doctor callari was great fast and very knowledgable. I will definitely go back
Doctor Callari is always pleasant, to the point and has a good sense of humor.
I am not one to do these feedback things as I figure no one reads them…but even if no one reads this I will have at least fulfilled my obligation to let my fellow citizens know about this guy. He is awesome:)! Really enjoyed, actually, my visit…despite the flushing of my ear. I wish he was all my other Dr.s!:)
Perfect as usual......
very professional with a warm personality easy to speak with and very knowledgeable
He was very informative, thoughtful and just an awesome doctor.
He's thoughtful, knowledgeable, he listens carefully and I trust his opinion fully. He's really terrific.
Before I chose and eye, ear and nose specialist I researched online for those in the area. I chose Dr Callari and I must say it was an excellant choice! Dr. Callari is thorough, friendly, straight forward and takes time to answer all of your questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Callari to anyone without hesitation!
Good. I will recommend to my friends.
HE WAS SUCH A GREAT LISTENER , HE TOOK IN EVERYTHING I HAD TO SAY! ,THEN HE EXPLAIN TO ME IN DETAILS ,WHAT HE THOUGHT ABOUT MY CT SCAN IMAGE THAT I BROUGHT IN WITH ME TO MY APPT .ALSO WHATS OUR NEXT STEP WOULD BE AS FOLLOW...AM SO SAFISIFITED DR , . Callari
Excellent! Got an appt. within a few days of booking online. So hassle free booking the appt. And even got a text message reminder. Professional and courteous. Top notch all the way!
Made me feel welcome and at ease. He was very friendly and seemed to know what he was doing. I would recommend him and feel good about going to see him again.
Terrific except for the wait time.
great doctor,spends a lot of time with you.
It is a pleasure to visit Dr Callari, even if I'm sick!!
Like a good preacher, his message swings from hilarious to genuinely informative. Circumstances and options are well explained. He has grown to be a good friend.
Dr. Callari is the Best in his field! He tells it like it is, no sugar coating! I highly recommend him to anyone who wants a competent Dr.
I really like him alot. Didn't feel the least bit bad after I left the office. Qick and to the point but I didn't feel rushed. Perfect for me!
Staff is as wonderful as he is!
he is great - easy to talk to
Staff & Dr Callari were very nice. I didn't have to wait very long to see him.
Great experience! Highly recommend!
He was an excellent doctor. I will be seeing him again.
I liked him and felt he is very thorough and professional .
It's about time: Best thing about Dr. Callari is you can expect NO nonsense, straightforward. He's not going to hold your hand. The treatment he will perform is a life-changing thing for me and I feel confident putting that in his hands. He is professional and reciprocates humorously. No one likes going to the doctor, but I am going to assume he is a doctor that other doctors see themselves. Being on ZocDoc he is officially "with the program" I rate 5/5 stars.
He really knows what he's speaks about...fantastic.
Very knowledgeable professional. He knows a lot but yet talks in terms so that non-medical people understand.
It was great. Really nice guy and he knows what he is doing. Very knowledgable.
Absolutely wonderful. Highest recommendations. Professional and personable. Office staff was polite and helpful.
He is a very good doctor, very much about detail which I like in a Doctor, you feel that he cares and that you are not one more cow in the office as it happens in many other doctors consultations.
Great, as usual ! Friendly staff, no waiting. Detailed, direct info about options.
I love Dr. Callari!
Warm, never too busy to do a complete checkup. He is a loving family man, a rare doctor experience. Answers are NOT vague, and defensive. He cuts right through it.
I've used him since 1989- He's a great doctor!
It was a wonderful experience. I was pleased with the way he tooked time to talk with me not at me. He just really cared!!!!
Very professional and knowledgable
He is great.
Molto bene!...Dr. Callari.and his staff are the best.....efficient and highly experienced....thank you!
Overall good visit, but parking was a challenge unless you valet.
DR. WAS VERY SINCERE AND ATTENTIVE.MADE YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE EXPLAINED EVERYTHING. IN ADDITION OUTSTANDING SUPPORT STAFF FROM FRONT OFFICE TO BACK NURSES OUTSTANDING.
Dr. Callari is thorough and checked ear, nose & throat, just as is his specialty and conducted all the necessary tests to determine condition. I am comfortable with his diagnosis.
Dr. CALLARI was highly recommended and did not disappoint.....very satisfactory
Dr. Callari is a fine doctor who puts his patients at ease. I have been a patient for many years and will continue to be a patient as long as he is in practice.
Very professional and personable. Easy to talk to and a very good listener. He put me right at ease.
He is professional, thorough and explains everything!! Highly recommend him.
Dr. Callari is very professional and knowledgable. He is also very funny and makes you feel very comfortable. I really enjoy going to see him even though the circumstances of my visit are not good.
He was very thorough and was not in a rush. Dr. Callari answered all my questions and was so personable. Great experience.
Great practice! - Dr. Callari and his staff were very friendly and professional.
Dr. Callari was very personable. He took time to explain every procedure beforehand and answered any questions I had. The office staff was also friendly.
Great guy and makes you comfortable and gets to the point.
Dr. Callari is an excellent doctor and has given me the great care for almost 10 years.
Very professional and thorough,from medical history to signs and symptoms and examination. Explained specifics, medications and follow up appointments. Would highly recommend him to family and friends.
Excellent, efficient staff. Dr. Callari was fantastic. Spent an adequate amount of time diagnosing and explained my options thoroughly. Overall, an extremely good experience.
He is the best. I have used Dr. Callari for years and there is no other doctor I would rather see for my ENT needs. I recommend him to everyone.
I HAVE BEEN TO DR. CALLARI BEFORE, MANY YEARS AGO. i HAVE THE GREATEST CONFIDENCE IN HIM. HOWEVER, I DON'T RECALL MY PREVIOUSLY HAVING TO WAIT 35 MINUTES BEYOND THE TIME OF MY APPOINTMENT TO SEE HIM.
Very thorough, caring and professional.
extremely friendly and knows exactly what he is doing
Excellant, staff was well trained, admin was done with ease, and I got excellant answers to all my questions. Good expierence all around,