Mark Sockell is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Meritage Medical Network. Dr. Sockell is a practicing internist and geriatrician in Novato. He joined Meritage as a physician leader in 2014 and became CMO in 2016. As CMO, Dr. Sockell works with Meritage physicians and administrative leadership on improving quality, documentation, and developing clinical programs to improve patient care.
Prior to Meritage Dr. Sockell spent much of his career in medical education and managing safety net clinics at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco and Valley Medical Center in San Jose. As Director of Education at St. Mary’s Medical Center he founded and directed the Inpatient Hospitalist program. Dr. Sockell earned his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He then completed his Internship at the Boston VA, Jamaica Plains Boston, MA, and his Residency at the University of California, San Francisco.