Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, MD (Dr. V for short) is one of the most sought-after weight loss surgeons in Mexico. Among her colleagues, she is called “La Madrina,” meaning the Godmother of all surgeries.
As a dedicated bariatric surgeon, Dr. Valenzuela is certified by both Mexican Council of General Surgeons (CMCG) and Mexico College of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeons (CMCOEM).
Certified Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon
Underwent bariatric surgery herself with MBC
Performed over 4,500 Bariatric Surgeries
Limits Bariatric Surgeries to 3 Per Day
Performs Every Surgery She Schedules
Successful Results with ~ Zero Complication Rate
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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 weight loss 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.
Valenzuela has also undergone four years of general surgery specialization at the prestigious Hospital General de Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Valenzuela has a highly-honed surgical technique for gastric sleeve. To date, Dr. Valenzuela has performed over 4,500 bariatric surgeries and has successfully helped people go through the life-changing bariatrics since 2009.
Dr. Valenzuela is one of the nine bariatric & metabolic board-certified surgeons (CMCOEM) in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela has been working exclusively with Mexico Bariatric Center since 2012.
World Endoscopic Surgery Congress: Assistant – 2012
Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Congress: Assistant – 2012
Gastric Sleeve Course: Tijuana Hospital Angeles – 2010
American College of Surgeons: Assistant of the 94th Annual F.A.C.S. – 2008
Karlee – Gastric Sleeve Surgery on November 2017 with Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
- Heaviest Weight (HW): 295 lbs.
- Starting Weight (SW): 254 lbs.
- Current Weight (CW): 182 lbs.
- Goal Weight (GW): 160 lbs.
Before: November 2017 / After: January 2018
Heidi – Gastric Sleeve Surgery on February 2018 with Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
Heidi - Gastric Sleeve Surgery on Feb. 15, 2018
Jamie – Gastric Sleeve Surgery on December 2018 with Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
Jamie, September 26, 2019
Jamie recommends Mexico Bariatric Center on September 26, 2019
Sandra – Gastric Sleeve Surgery on August 2016 with Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
Found this picture from a few years ago…what a difference compared to now! Sleeved on August 2016 with Dr. Valenzuela. Best experience ever!!
It is so hard to believe it is my surgiversary. Last year, August 2016 was my VSG with Dr. V. Best thing I ever did for myself.”
- Heaviest Weight (HW): 239 lbs.
- Starting Weight (SW): 224 lbs.
- Current Weight (CW): 166 lbs.
- Goal Weight (GW): 145 lbs.
Sandra - Gastric Sleeve Surgery, Before August 2016 / After March 16, 2018
Cindy – Gastric Sleeve Surgery in 2019 with Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
Cindy Burton recommends Mexico Bariatric Center on August 14th, 2019
Matt – Gastric Sleeve Surgery on December 2016 with Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
Mexico Bariatric Center .... I can’t say enough about the kickstart you gave me. I am smaller and stronger now at 47 than I was at 22 in the Army.
Just gotta keep at it. Another 55lbs to go. Thanks to Mexico Bariatric Center could not have done this without ya'll."
- Heaviest Weight (HW): 345 lbs.
- Starting Weight (SW): 305 lbs.
- Current Weight (CW): 217 lbs.
- Goal Weight (GW): 200 lbs.
Matt Gastric Sleeve Surgery (Before: December 2016 / After: May 2017)