Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, MD (Dr. V for short) is one of the most sought-after bariatric surgeons in Mexico. Among his colleagues, she is called “La Madrina,” meaning the Godmother of all surgeries. Dr. Valenzuela is a general surgeon specialized and practice in weight loss surgery since 2009. As a dedicated bariatric and metabolic surgeon, Dr. Valenzuela lives and practices in Tijuana, Mexico. The lead surgeon for the MBC Center, Dr. Valenzuela is one of the most skilled and experienced weight loss surgeons in Mexico and around the world.
As a part of her training, she studied under the world-renowned bariatric professor, Dr. Juan Corvala, for two years in JCI accredited Hospital Angeles. During that time, Dr. Valenzuela studied various bariatric surgeries and obesity surgeries including; Gastric Sleeve, RNY Gastric Bypass, Gastric Mini-Bypass, Gastric Banding, Gastric Plication, Revision Surgery. Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela’s patients have great success after surgery with close to zero complications.
Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela has gone through advanced and continuing education in obesity surgery. She is a regular attendee of bariatric and metabolic seminars and conferences, like the IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorder). Dr. Valenzuela has attended courses in adjustable gastric lap-band, gastric sleeve (VSG), obesity surgery, and mechanical hemorrodopexia.
Dr. Valenzuela has also undergone four years of general surgery specialization at the prestigious Hospital General de Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico. To date, Dr. Valenzuela has performed over 4,000 bariatric surgeries and has successfully helped people go through the life-changing bariatrics.
Dr. Valenzuela’s Weight Loss Journey
As a medical professional, Dr. Valenzuela was susceptible to being overweight and its problems. Even though on the front lines of the obesity, she is afflicted by the same problem as the rest of the people. Dr. Valenzuela decided to change her life by getting gastric sleeve surgery in Dec of 2016. Laparoscopic gastric sleeve resection is the most effective and popular bariatric procedure, providing fast and enduring weight-loss with low risks. Dr. Louisiana selected Mexico Bariatric Center with her long-term teammate Dr. Ismael Cabrera, accomplished bariatric surgeon.
Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela is passionate about her job and changing people’s lives so much that she travels to cities in U.S. and Canada to educate patients about bariatrics. Check the event page for the next seminar coming to your town.
The above photos are of Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela before and after undergoing bariatric surgery.
Surgeon of Excellence
Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela is a surgeon who strives on providing high patient outcomes for all and every patient. Here is a testimonial from a patient: Dr. Valenzuela, you performed my sleeve on 8/1/14. I wanted to share with you that I have lost 90 lbs. But even more important, I had an endoscopy last week. My doctor shared with me that he had never seen a better sleeve. That truly my stomach/sleeve were “picture perfect” …
Dr. Valenzuela and her team perform picture perfect surgery each and every time. Dr. Valenzuela connects with each patient pre and post surgery, helping them emotional. Dr. Valenzuela is committed to the treatment of obesity through surgery that is shown with dozens of glowing reviews. Why wait longer to rid yourself of obesity? Don’t struggle with the pervasive effects of obesity, contact our staff to learn more about Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela.
Dr. Valenzuela Video Interview
Dr. Valenzuela’s interview with Ron Elli, Ph.D. from Mexico Bariatric Center. Dr. Valenzuela talks about her education, training, and experience in bariatric and metabolic surgery.