Top 6 Best Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico

The elite network of doctors at Mexico Bariatric Center® is rigorously screened based on professional accreditations, surgical expertise, and overall integrity. Here are the six masterclass weight loss surgeons in Mexico.

If you are considering affordable weight loss surgery in Mexico, you first have to find a surgeon. Becoming one of the best bariatric surgeons in Mexico requires extreme discipline, education, and training far exceeding industry standards. In addition, clinicians must establish a reputation for applying high safety standards and diligent patient care.

Best Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico - Top Rated Mexico Weight Loss Surgeons

Choosing the Right Bariatric Surgeon for You

Mexico Bariatric Center® only works with highly skilled weight loss surgeons from Mexico who provide excellent care and unmatched medical expertise. This ensures that patients receive the best possible care. Each of our doctors delivers exceptional success rates and low complication rates while maintaining competitive pricing. Our surgeon liaison works with skilled doctors in our network to find the best match for patients’ medical needs.

In 2012, MBC assembled an A+ grade team of weight-loss surgeons, performing “Super Clean” operations in Tijuana and Guadalajara, Mexico. They are frontiers and have over 30 years of experience with over 20,000 successful bariatric surgeries.

Surgeon Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela Performing Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

Why Mexico Bariatric Center?

Make sure you research to make a well-informed decision when picking the finest bariatric surgeon. Selecting a reputable medical tourism operator like Mexico Bariatric Center® puts your mind at ease, giving you the freedom to focus on surgery and recovery. At MBC, we coordinate your trip logistics with our all-inclusive medical packages that will meet and exceed your expectations. Contact us today to get priority placement in our patient portal and start the pre-operative process.

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela - Best Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

5 / 5 out of 1900+ reviews

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela

Mexico Bariatric Center’s network of top-tier doctors is led by our Chief Surgeon, Louisiana Valenzuela, MD. Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela is the best of the best bariatric surgeon in Mexico. Not only is she highly experienced with the highest success rates, but she has also had gastric sleeve surgery herself. With double-board certification, Dr. Valenzuela uses the best practices in surgical care and has nearly a 0% complication rate.

She is one of the world’s most sought-after weight loss surgeons with a superior track record. Dr. Valenzuela is bariatric board-certified and has additional credentials, including:

  • Double Board Certified by both the CMCOEM and CMCG

  • International Board of Medicine and Surgery (IBMS)

  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorder (IFSO)

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez

4.9 / 5 out of 1400+ reviews

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez, FACS

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez is a double-board-certified bariatric surgeon in Mexico famous for having some of the industry’s highest success rates and excellent bedside manners. Fluent in English, this talented obesity surgeon has completed exceptional training in the United States and Mexico.

As a board-certified bariatric surgeon, Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez (Dr. G) adds years of training and experience to the team. Because of this, Dr. Valenzuela chose him to perform her gastric sleeve procedure.

  • Bariatric Board Certified by both the CMCOEM and CMCG
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)
  • Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Mexican Council of General Surgery
Dr. Miguel Montalvo - Mexico Bariatric Surgeon

5 / 5 out of 1100+ reviews

Dr. Miguel Montalvo

Dr. Miguel Montalvo is a consummate scholar and has mastered the gastric sleeve specialty. Dr. Montalvo has helped thousands on their weight loss journey with minimally invasive bariatric surgeries, garnering an impressive track record.

Mexico Bariatric Center recruited Dr. Miguel Monalvo after he served as a top surgeon at A Lighter Me in Tijuana, Mexico. He specializes in laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass surgery, and revision of failed lap-band procedures. Dr. Montalvo’s certifications include:

  • Board-Certified in Bariatric Surgery by the CMCG
  • XXXVI International Congress of General Surgeons
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorder (IFSO)
Dr. Jesus Ceja - Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana Mexico

4.9 / 5 out of 700+ reviews

Dr. Jesus Ceja

Dr. Jesus Ceja Esquivez, M.D., is a well-respected bariatric surgeon in Baja, California, Tijuana. He attained some of the most prestigious accreditations at a young age from the University of Guadalajara. He began practicing bariatrics in the private sector in 2016 and joined MBC’s surgical team in 2019. Dr. Ceja has perfected numerous bariatric procedures and is well-known for his honesty, compassion, and hospitality toward all his patients.

Dr. Ceja has accumulated some of the most advanced techniques in obesity treatment. He has mastered procedures like gastric sleeve and gastric bypass while also being well-versed in difficult surgeries, including the duodenal switch (BPD/DS) and single incision sleeve gastrectomy. Dr. Ceja is determined to help resolve obesity-related issues while always putting the needs of his patients first.

  • Double Board-Certified by CMOECM
  • Extensive clinical experience
  • Performed over 1,200 weight loss procedures
Dr. Jacqueline Osuna - Mexico Bariatric Surgeon

4.8 / 5 out of 1600+ reviews

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna Rubio

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna Rubio is a trusted, experienced, and exceptionally skilled doctor in Guadalajara and Tijuana. She has successfully performed 4,000+ procedures since 2008 and is top-rated in patient care and surgical expertise.

Specializing in various laparoscopic bariatric procedures, including gastric sleeve,  single-anastomosis gastric bypass, and revisional surgeries of failed previous operations, Dr. Osuna has earned many prestigious certifications, including:

  • Mexican College of Obesity Surgery (CMCO)
  • International Board of Medicine and Surgery (IBMS)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorder (IFSO)
Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez - Best Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

4.8 / 5 out of 1800+ reviews

Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez

Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez is known as a “Super Surgeon” for his experience in bariatric and metabolic procedures. He has been tackling some of the most complicated bariatric surgeries. He is a renowned doctor that has outshined most medical bariatrician’s in Mexico and the rest of the world.

Dr. Rodriguez Lopez is one of the most gifted gastrointestinal surgeons, capable of performing a wide range of bariatrics. He has mastered hard-to-do surgeries, including the endoscopic sleeve, duodenal switch, RNY bypass reversal, and gastric balloon.

  • Certified General Surgeon by the CMCG (2015-2020)
  • Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Mexican Council of General Surgery

Safe Tijuana Doctor Checklist

Tijuana, Mexico, is the most favorable choice for patients traveling to undergo affordable bariatric and metabolic surgeries. However, some surgeons with no track record in medical tourism sell cheap packages to entice patients to choose them over more established weight loss doctors.

Each of our surgeons remains at the forefront of obesity treatment and bariatrics by attending National and International seminars worldwide. They use leading, brand-name instrumentation, and equipment, such as Ethicon (made by Johnson & Johnson) and Covidien (made by Medtronic).

  • Qualifications, education, and board certification (CMCG & CMCOEM)

  • Surgeon’s comprehensive clinical experience and surgical technique

  • The surgeon is offering you the operation that you actually need

  • Fully transparent and variety of five-star patient reviews

  • The surgeon can speak basic English, and you feel comfortable with

  • Daily surgery limits – surgeon’s daily surgery count affects surgical outcomes

  • The surgical team should be proficient with bariatric patients

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Top Credentials for Mexico Bariatric Surgeons

Choosing the best-reviewed bariatric surgeon in Mexico is tough in today’s competitive market. It is important to research your prospective surgical specialist and have these general considerations. The most reputable qualifications and certifications include;

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