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Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico – Mexico Bariatric Center®

Mexico Bariatric Center offers attractive Mexico weight-loss surgery packages with leading certified surgeons and certified hospital facilities in Mexico. MBC also offers hard-to-do surgeries and revives failed surgeries. We have helped thousands of patients undergo weight loss surgery in Mexico and get on the "loser's bench". All of our surgeries come in an affordable package for patients from the United States, Canada, Europe, and the entire world. Learn about our various bariatric surgery options in Mexico for self-pay.

Mexico Weight Loss Surgery Options

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeveGastric Sleeve Surgery, also known as Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), is a rather simple surgical procedure with low complication rate used for the treatment of morbid obesity. VSG reduces the hunger hormone Ghrelin while having minimal nutritional deficiencies. Sleeve Gastrectomy is quickly becoming a standard in bariatrics and is accessible to patients in Mexico. Mexico Gastric Sleeve has become very popular because of its affordability and reliability.

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypassGastric Bypass Surgery, otherwise known as the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). Gastric bypass surgery is considered the “gold standard” in bariatrics because it is one of the most researched and well-understood weight loss surgeries today. It has one of the highest Excess Weight Loss (EWL) expectancy and reduction in obesity-related comorbidities. In the United States, gastric bypass is the most performed surgery, ahead of gastric banding or sleeve surgery.

Gastric Banding Surgery

Lap-Band ProcedureGastric Banding, known commonly by the implant brand names Lap-Band System or REALIZE system, is a restrictive weight loss procedure. Thought to be reversible, there is no intestinal changes or malabsorption issues. In Mexico however, most patients opt for a less invasive and a more permanent surgery like gastric sleeve. Gastric banding is one of the original weight loss procedures but is being eclipsed and surpassed by other effective weight loss procedures.

Mini Gastric Bypass

Mini Gastric BypassA simplified version of the roux-en-y gastric bypass, the Mini-Gastric Bypass or Single-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass, is a procedure that has garnered some interest by our bariatric surgeons in Mexico. Mini-gastric bypass produces similar expected weight loss as the traditional gastric bypass, although less invasive laparoscopic surgery. This procedure is increasing in popularity as a safe, efficient, and very effective type of weight loss surgery in Mexico.

Duodenal Switch Surgery

Duodenal Switch SurgeryThe Duodenal Switch, otherwise known as the vertical sleeve with duodenal switch (BPD/DS), is a bariatric surgery that uses both restrictive and malabsorptive techniques, similar to gastric bypass, to produce high expected weight loss. DS is extremely effective in both curing and remission of comorbidities like type II diabetes and major health problems. The Single Loop Duodenal Switch (SADI-S or SIPS) is a recent modification of Duodenal Switch in Mexico.

Gastric Balloon Surgery

Gastric BalloonIntra-Gastric Balloon (IGB) procedure is a medical weight loss management system designed to last for six months or one year. Gastric Balloon is a restrictive procedure, relying on an adjustable balloon installed endoscopically. The gastric balloon procedure takes less than an hour and is an outpatient procedure. The gastric balloon aims at morbidly obese individuals to quickly reduce 20 to 40 pounds to prepare for either gastric bypass, sleeve, or duodenal switch.

Revision Surgery

Revision Surgery

Revisional surgery is reserved for repair/fix of a bariatric surgery complication or revision of a failed bariatric surgery to a better performing one. Mexico Bariatric Center is well-known for providing complicated bariatric surgery revisions. Revision surgery in Mexico is capable of changing the most common types of weight loss procedures including gastric banding to gastric sleeve, sleeve to mini bypass, gastric bypass to duodenal switch, and other revisions.

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Why Mexico Bariatric Center is the #1 Provider in Tijuana

Mexico Bariatric Center ® - The Clear Choice

Personalized care - Incredible results - Affordable packages.

Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) is the #1 provider of medical tourism and weight loss surgery in Tijuana. MBC uses top certified hospitals and certified physicians. We offer all bariatric and metabolic surgery options to patients from U.S. and Canada with obesity and comorbidities associated with obesity.

Our center for weight loss surgery are based in Tijuana, Mexico, and has some of the best reviews compared with other centers and clinics. We believe you should choose the safest option in Mexico, so we encourage our readers to look over our patient reviews.

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The Choice of Healthcare Professionals

Learn why many suffering from obesity choose Mexico Bariatric Center for bariatric surgery – even medical professionals including RNs and physicians choose our dedicated bariatric center. Mexico Bariatric Center has helped hundreds of patients achieve freedom from obesity.

Our database of former patients before and after photos will help you to see just what’s possible after weight loss surgery. Weight loss surgery carries risk, but after understanding the beautiful possibilities after gastric surgery, you can weigh your treatment options for obesity.

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Certifications of Mexico Bariatric Center
To determine your candidacy for surgical weight loss in Mexico, you should meet these general requirements. These qualifications are especially for the gastric sleeve and the gastric bypass operation. More complicated operations, including duodenal switch and revisional, may require tougher qualifications. Contact us today to learn more!

Mexico Weight Loss Surgery Right For Me?

Mexico Bariatric Center represents the best board-certified bariatric surgeons in Mexico while operating a safe and comfortable visit for you and your companion. Our center and team in Tijuana are committed to providing unsurpassed care for every patient.They run a tight ship, with a closed-network of drivers and bilingual support staff. Please check the local government pages on safety in Mexico (The US, Canada & UK).

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Minimum Qualifications for Candidacy
  1. Your Body Mass Index (BMI) for weight loss surgery should be over 30.
  2. You should be between 18 and 62 years old.

Best Bariatric Surgeons

Mexico Bariatric Center is one of the premier weight-loss surgery centers in Tijuana, MX. Our reviews and rating are some of the best in the industry. Our top-ranked surgeons include Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela and Dr. Ismael Cabrera.

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela Portrait

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela is a highly-respected weight loss surgeon practicing in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela is a dedicated bariatric surgeon with over six years experience. Dr. Valenzuela has numerous advanced training, such as under the world renown surgeon Dr. Juan Corvala.

– Performed over 2,500 bariatric surgeries since 2009.
– Advanced training in gastric sleeve and gastric bypass.
– Given excellent reviews and testimonials by former patients.
– Highest success and lowest complication rates.

Dr. Ismael Cabrera

Dr. Ismael Cabrera Portrait

Dr. Ismael Cabrera Garcia is a renowned bariatric surgeon who has been practicing bariatric surgery as a treatment for morbid obesity for over six years. Dr. Ismael Cabrera is a skilled surgeon specialized in laparoscopic metabolic and bariatric surgery with training and certifications in Mexico and United States.

– Performed over 2,500 weight loss procedures since 2009.
– Dedicated to Metabolic & Weight Loss Surgery.
– Featured on Canadian Broadcasting Company Radio.
– Training in Fresno, California

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez Portrait

Dr. Manuel Alejandro Gutierrez is an experienced bariatric and general surgeon who has studied under Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela and Dr. Juan Corvala. Dr. Gutierrez has been working in IMSS public hospital in Tijuana. Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez is a board certified surgeon by Mexican Board of Surgeons (CMCG).

– Performs, at most, 3 bariatric surgeries at per day.
– Thoughtful and empathetic to patient's plight.
– Dedicated to gastric sleeve surgery.
– Well-Liked by patients and staff.

Dr. Rodriguez Lopez

Dr. Rodriguez Lopez

Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez is a certified bariatric surgeon practicing in Tijuana, Mexico. He is known for his commitment to the well-being of his patients as he strives to provide the best solutions for their overall health. He has been performing bariatric procedures such as RNY Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Duodenal Switch, Gastric Balloon as well as Revisional surgeries.

  • Joined the Mexico Bariatric Center Team August 2017
  • He has performed over 2,400 surgeries
  • Has specialized in bariatric surgery since 2014

Weight Loss Surgeons in Mexico

To achieve the highest patient care possible, Mexico Bariatric Center offers the best bariatric surgeons who have shown impeccable care & understanding and unparalleled medical expertise. Each of our surgeons prides themselves on delivering the highest success rates, lowest complication rates while providing an affordable option. In aggregate, Mexico Bariatric Center surgeons have performed over 10,000+ surgeries! Our team has the expertise and drive, learn more about various gastric operations that can help reduce obesity today! Featured here, are a few of our bariatric specialists who are skilled in performing various laparoscopic bariatric procedures.

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Weight Loss Surgery Mexico Cost

Bariatric surgery costs can range from $12,000 up to over $20,000 in the United States. Mexico Bariatric Center strives to offer the most affordable weight loss surgery Mexico cost individuals can access, all without sacrificing patient care, outcomes, and support.

What’s Included in our Package

Our package includes pre-op and post-op care, all the necessary fees, access to Mexico Bariatric Center forums & Facebook Mexico sleeve, bypass support.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Starting at $4,695 $4,195
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Gastric Bypass Surgery

Starting at $6,495 $6,195
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Duodenal Switch

Starting at $6,995 $6,695
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Gastric Balloon

Starting at $3,695 $3,195
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*Prices Subject to Change. Not available on Blackout Dates. Certain Surgeons & Locations Only, Restrictions Apply. Prices start as shown and vary depending on BMI, date, and surgeon.

Medical Tourism

Global Healthcare is growing at leap and bounds as countries like Mexico offer same quality or better medical services at a fraction of the cost. For example, Tijuana, Mexico in Baja California is becoming the world leader in weight loss surgery. Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana is 75% cheaper than the United States with no wait time as it is for Canadians. See why medical tourism to Mexico is a safe and viable option for you.