Callie Torres is introduced as an orthopedic surgeon with a crush on intern George O'Malley (T. Uneased at the way their relationship is progressing, O'Malley confronts her, which results in her moving into a hotel.In the aftermath of the breakup, she meets and has a one-night stand with plastic surgeon Mark Sloan (Eric Dane), who becomes her friend.Torres and O'Malley subsequently reconcile, and the two marry in Las Vegas on the spur of the moment.
Torres remains unaware of his sexual encounter, becomes increasingly suspicious, and announces her desire to conceive a child.
Shortly thereafter, however, she discovers that O'Malley has been unfaithful, ending their marriage.
Though her personal life is troubled, Torres thrives professionally when she is appointed as the hospital's Chief Resident.
The character's bisexual storyline with Hahn and Robbins, and her development later in the series has garnered much acclaim.
Ramirez's portrayal of the Torres has been widely praised by television critics and the character gained significant popularity as the series progressed.
Ramirez was nominated for several awards from her portrayal of Torres, including the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series. 7 by After in the list of "Top 50 Favorite Female TV Characters".At the end of the show's twelfth season, Callie Torres left Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital, having been on the show for ten years. The two start a relationship and Torres moves into Meredith's house (Meredith and Izzie Stevens lived there as well). The character was created by series' producer Shonda Rhimes, and is portrayed by Sara Ramirez. Eventually becoming an attending orthopedic surgeon, the character was originally contracted to appear on a recurring basis, but received star billing in the third season. is a fictional character from the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, which airs on the ABC in the United States.She was introduced in season two, as a senior orthopedic resident, as a love interest for intern George O'Malley (T. Torres was initially conceived as a love interest, and eventual wife, for O'Malley, and was created to be disliked by her colleagues.Further storylines include relationships between her and plastic surgeon, Mark Sloan (Eric Dane), cardiothoracic surgeon Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith), as well as a marriage to pediatric surgeon Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw).