Board Certified Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Ismael Cabrera Garcia, MD is a dedicated surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Cabrera specializes in weight loss surgery with education and training from Mexico and the United States.
He is certified by both Mexican Council of General Surgeons (CMCG, AC) and Mexico College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons (CMCOEM, AC).
Certified Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon
Performed over 4,500 Bariatric Surgeries
Limits Bariatric Surgeries to 4 Per Day
Successful Results & Low Complication Rate
Training at both Mexico and United States
Featured in CBC Radio in Canada
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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.
2012 – Asistant to de World congress of endoscopic surgery
2012 – Member of the Mexican association of obesity surgery and metabolic disorders
2011 – Participación en el Xlll Congreso Nacional De Cirugia De Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas A.C.Ensenada , Baja california
2011 – Certification of participation in Advanced laparoscopy and Obesity Surgery March-Apirl 2011 Fresno, California Dr Kelvin D, Higa
Nicole – Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana on March 2017 with Dr. Ismael Cabrera
I honestly couldn’t have had a better experience and I’m so happy I made the decision to go with Dr. Cabrera! I could not recommend him more highly!! March 1, 2018
Nicole, Gastric Sleeve (March 2018)
Amy – Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana on March 2017 with Dr. Ismael Cabrera
- Heaviest Weight (HW): 236 lbs.
- Starting Weight (SW): 221 lbs.
- Current Weight (CW): 150 lbs.
- Goal Weight (GW): ??
Amy, Gastric Sleeve Surgery (Before: March 2017 / After: February 2018)
Melanie – Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana on March 2017 with Dr. Ismael Cabrera
"I had my surgery March 28, 2017. I am down 45lbs and I feel amazing! Thanks so much to Mexico Bariatric Center, Dr. Cabrera, and its amazing staff!
I am beyond happy with the results!!
Thank you Mexico Bariatric Center for changing my life!!"
- Heaviest Weight (HW): 230 lbs.
- Starting Weight (SW): 217 lbs.
- Current Weight (CW): 166 lbs.
- Goal Weight (GW): 160 lbs.
Melanie, Gastric Sleeve (Before: March 2017 / After: May 2018)