Top 4 Weight Loss Surgeons in Mexico

MBC-Surgeons

Your first priority when considering surgery should be choosing the best surgeon. Having a state of the art facility and medical equipment can play a part when deciding. But a surgeon’s experience and the success rate is the most important factor.

Surgeries including vertical sleeve gastrectomy and LAP-BAND surgery can help many solve their obesity problem. It is also important to have the surgery performed by a surgeon with many years of experience and high success rates.

The cost of bariatric surgery in Mexico usually ranges from 1/5 to 1/3 lower price compared to other countries.

With low-cost, high-quality surgical operations and top-rated weight loss surgeons, it is a great option to travel to Mexico for Bariatric surgery.

Best Weight Loss Surgeons in Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana has grown as one of the most prominent locations for medical tourism, known as destination surgery. The region offers a fully-developed medical infrastructure specialized for weight loss procedures.

Tijuana hospitals are filled with many of the best surgeons in Mexico, many of who are board-certified and have a variety of worldwide credentials and accreditations. They dedicate their lives to transforming the patient’s life for individuals traveling from all across the world.

Mexico Bariatric Center works with top weight loss surgeons that are board-certified, highly skilled & experienced. They are capable of doing all types of metabolic and bariatric procedures. MBC’s surgical team has well over 10 years of experience with over 11,000 surgery performed to-date (2020).

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, Chief Surgeon in Tijuana Mexico

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela - MexicoBariatricCenter.ca

Louisiana Valenzuela Sanchez, M.D. is a renowned board-certified surgeon in the bariatric medical tourism industry. As a chief surgeon in Mexico, she has been working exclusively with MBC since 2012. After working as a general surgeon, Dr. Valenzuela got extensive training for weight loss surgery in Mexico.

Since 2009, She has been a dedicated metabolic & bariatric surgeon as well as revision surgery. Dr. V has performed over 4,500 bariatric surgeries with close to zero complications and successful outcomes.

Dr. Valenzuela is at the forefront of the bariatrics. She is currently attending National and International seminars and congresses to broaden her knowledge and education in her field. She has traveled numerous times to Canada to educate Canadians about the treatment of obesity and its devastating associated comorbidities, such as diabetes II with bariatric surgery in Mexico.

Skills and Specialization

  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve Surgery) in Tijuana
  • RNY Gastric Bypass in Tijuana
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgeries (Sleeve to Bypass, Lap Band to Sleeve)
  • Trainer, Researcher, and Speaker

Academic Qualifications

  • (2009-2011) Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery Hospital Angeles Tijuana, HGR 1 IMSS Tijuana
  • (2005-2009) Specialization, in General, Surgery Hospital General de Occidente. Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • (2003-2004) Social Service Centro de Salud Ejido Puebla, Mexicali B.C. México
  • (2002-2003) Internship Hospital Regional de Zona No 31 y 31 IMSS Mexicali B.C. México
  • (1998-2002) Medical Doctor Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Facultad de Medicina, Campus Mexicali

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela is also a bariatric patient herself as she got her gastric sleeve in Dec of 2016 by MBC surgeons. She can relate closely with weight loss patients and knows their concerns before and after surgery.

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez, Top Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez - MexicoBariatricCenter.ca

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez is a board-certified surgeon and a member of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Gutierrez also speaks perfect English and Spanish and because of this, he has excellent communication with patients. Dr. Gutierrez is committed to providing world-class surgery and patient care experience.

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez has performed over 3,500+ Surgeries and attends many bariatric surgery conferences.

Metabolic & Bariatric Certification

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez specializes in the following:

  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • RNY Gastric Bypass
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgeries
  • Gastric Balloon (ORBERA & Spatz3)

Academic Qualifications

  • Training in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery – Hospital Angeles Tijuana – Associate professor: Dr. Juan Antonio López Corvala
  • IMSS – Oportunidades H.R.O. #46 Coalcomán, Michoacán
  • General Surgery Residency -Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
  • Social Service -Isesalud Centro de Salud Urbano
  • Rotatory Pregrade Internship – Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social HGR #20

Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez, Top Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Rodriguez Lopez - MexicoBariatricCenter.ca

Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez is a well-known surgeon in Mexico for his single-incision gastric sleeve as well as being one of the few duodenal switch surgeons. Not only is he board-certified, Dr. Rodriguez can also perform an extensive variety of weight loss procedures.

He has many years of nutrition knowledge and understands of the psychology of patients. Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez has performed over 3,000+ Surgeries and attends many bariatric surgery conferences.

Metabolic & Bariatric Certification

Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez specializes in the following:

  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • RNY Gastric Bypass
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgeries
  • Single Incision Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastric Balloon (ORBERA & Spatz3)

Academic Qualifications

  • Training in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery – Hospital Angeles Tijuana – Associate professor: Dr. Juan Antonio López Corvala
  • IMSS – Oportunidades H.R.O. #46 Coalcomán, Michoacán
  • General Surgery Residency – Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
  • Social Service -Isesalud Centro de Salud Urbano
  • Rotatory Pregrade Internship – Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social HGR #20

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna, Top Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna Mexico Bariatric Center

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna has over 10+ years of experience in performing weight loss surgery. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Dr. Osuna has many years of medical education and specialized medical training.

Metabolic & Bariatric Certification

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna specializes in the following:

  • Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve Surgery)

Academic Qualifications

  • Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Salud (CUCS). Universidad de Guadalajara. Medical Degree (M.D.) Obtaining 94.04 average.
  • Rotatory boarding school Hospital General Regional 46. June 2000 to June 2001. With 9.04 average
  • Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente. IMSS Guadaljara Jalisco, Mexico March 2003-Febrero 2007
  • Cook County Hospital Chicago Il. Cirugía de Esófago, Laparoscópica y Robótica On the charge: Dr Phillipe Donahue
  • Social Service of Speciality in General Surgery: Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico March 2006-August 2006

Specialized Medical Training

  • Practical Theoretical course of Basic Endoscopic Surgery, March-August 2004, Curricular value 200Hrs. Guaranteed by the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery and by the IMSS
  • Graduated in Laparoscopic Surgery Outpost and Bariatric Surgery, March – June 2007, Tijuana BC. Clinica 1 of the IMSS, Curricular value 420Hrs. Guaranteed by the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery and by the IMSS
  • Training in Positioning Laparoscopic Lap Band, June 2007, Tijuana BC. Clinica 1 of the IMSS, Guaranteed by Lap-Band like Surgeon Certificate on Laparoscopic positioning of Gastric Band
  • Training in Metabolic Surgery and Sleeve Gastrectomy, 2007, Tijuana BC Clinica 1 of the IMSS, Guaranteed by the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery and by the IMSS

Choose The Best Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

When choosing the best bariatric surgeon, it is important to choose the best option that will fit all of your needs. It is important that you research every detail about your prospective surgeon online first to give you a complete understanding of them. Also, take into consideration the years of experience that the surgeon has had within laparoscopic metabolic and bariatric surgery.

Finding a surgeon with many years of experience can be more beneficial than a surgeon with insufficient experience. The hospital or facility also plays a major role in your decision. Make sure the Hospital is certified, clean, follow safety protocols, and offers a high-quality medical environment. Lastly, consider the gender if you may feel discomfort in any way.

5 Must-Have Questions to Ask Bariatric Surgeon

  1. Is this surgery for me?
  2. What are the risks?
  3. What can I expect post-surgery?
  4. What are the restrictions on what I can and can’t do?
  5. How much weight am I expected to lose?

Schedule Your Appointment with a Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

Since 2012, Mexico Bariatric Center® (MBC) has been contributing to expanding global healthcare. Mexico Bariatrics Center has options for people in Canada looking for affordable weight loss procedures without the wait. MBC’s founder, Dr. Ron Elli, has established a network of physicians in Mexico for over 10 years. Mexico Bariatric Center handpicks top weight loss surgeons with rigorous standards.