Board Certified Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon, Dr. Ismael Cabrera Garcia, MD is a dedicated surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Cabrera Garcia specializes in metabolic & bariatric surgery and has education & training in both Mexico & United States by top physicians. He is certified by both Mexican Council of General Surgeons (CMCG, AC) and Mexico College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons (CMCOEM, AC). He has been performing laparoscopic bariatric surgeries since 2009. Dr. Ismael Cabrera Garcia has completed over 4,000 bariatric surgeries to date. Dr. Cabrera Garcia has been a bariatric and metabolic surgeon for Mexico Bariatric Center since 2012. Dr. Cabrera is one of the five bariatric & metabolic board-certified surgeons in Tijuana, Mexico.
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Dr. Ismael Cabrera graduated with a general surgery degree. For about 2 years, he trained with Dr. Juan Corvala in Hospital Angeles Tijuana. Dr. Cabrera Garcia completed a one-year certification, from Dr. Kelvin Higa, at Fresno Surgical Hospital. Since then, he has worked in the public hospital of Tecate, Tijuana, and Puebla, and has participated in multiple post-doctoral training programs. He is a regular attendee of bariatric and metabolic conferences, like Long Beach XV World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in 2010, 2015 Vienna Austria IFSO Congress, and 2017 IFSO in London England.
Dr. Cabrera holds informational seminars related to bariatric surgery in U.S. and Canada. He has educated and put to ease hundreds of attendees of these seminars in cities with obesity problems like Houston, Seattle, and Baton Rouge. He is capable of performing Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Revisional Surgeries, such as failed Gastric Band surgery to Gastric Sleeve or RNY Bypass surgery.