Advisory Board – Mexico Bariatric Center

To ensure quality, accurate information on obesity, bariatric, and metabolic information, we’ve established an advisory board. Our advisory board was established in the creation, editing, and reviewing new content on

Below are the current members of our advisory board of Mexico Bariatric Center.

Ron ElliRon Elli MA, Ph.D., Director of Mexico Bariatric Center

Ron Elli, 10 years in medical tourism

Ron Elli, Ph.D. (10 years in medical tourism)

Owner of Mexico Bariatric Center

Ron Elli, Ph.D., is the president and founder of Mexico Bariatric Center. Dr. Elli is an award-winning business person from Northern California. Recently, Dr. Ron Elli was profiled in Sacramento, CA Business Journal as one of the most successful regional CEOs.

In 2002, Ron earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in “Numerical Modeling of High-Speed Flow over Surface Humps.” Dr. Ron Elli has been referenced in ASME, and other prominent journals. Dr. Elli’s research of the Flow Resistance in Pulmonary Airways to simulate coughing in human airways was published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

Ron Elli, Ph.D. has been involved in bariatric and metabolic surgeries medical tourism since 2007. He is dedicated to providing quality healthcare at affordable prices to patients around the world. He is one of the pioneers of Global Medical Tourism and regularly attends the world congresses on Medical Tourism. Read More.

Mischa, bariatric dietitian at Mexico Bariatric CenterMischa Travis is our Nutritionist who specializes in Weight Loss and Bariatric Nutrition, as well as health and wellness coaching.  Mischa was born and raised in Rescue, California and has lived in the surrounding area ever since. Mischa completed her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition at Sacramento State, CA  in 2008. For the last 10 years, she has worked in the field of nutrition providing dietary counseling and developing meal plans to patients in a clinical setting. She is very passionate about helping others with weight loss and better health.

Mischa’s journey into the field of nutrition began when she was 16 years old and decided to join a weight loss program to better her health.  She lost 20lbs, all the while learning how to cook, plan, and prep meals. She began measuring foods, reading food labels, and counting calories. Pretty soon she was creating her own weight loss meal plans, as well as for her family and friends just for fun.  This is where her love of healthy cooking and nutrition was born, and it never went away. She decided to follow her passion and continue her education in nutrition through the University. Read More.


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