Dr Miguel Montalvalo - Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico
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As a specialized Tijuana bariatric surgeon, Dr. Miguel Montalvo has received exceptional education and training. Dr. Montalvo has cutting-edge surgery experience having performed around 2,000 successful bariatric surgeries. He worked as one of the head surgeons for the recently closed Mexico weight loss surgery provider, “A Lighter Me (ALM)”.

  • Mexican Counsel of General Surgery

  • XXXVI International Congress of General Surgeons

  • Performed over 2,000 Bariatric Surgeries

  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

  • Mexican Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MSMBS)

  • General Surgery Mexican Association

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Dr. Miguel Montalvo – Tijuana Bariatrics

Dr. Miguel Montalvo Lucero is a bariatric surgeon practicing in Tijuana, Mexico, and experienced in all bariatric procedures, including Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Mini Gastric Bypass, and a variety of high-level Revision Surgeries. Dr. Miguel Montalvo received his medical training from the distinguished and widely-known Faculty of Medicine of the Baja California State University.

He is Certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery and an active member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders since 2016; Mexican Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MSMBS) since 2016 as well as General Surgery Mexican Association.

Dr. Montalvo’s resume speaks volumes, not to mention his portfolio of 5-star reviews and patient testimonials and videos.

Dr Miguel Montalvo - Mexico Bariatric Surgery Center

About Dr. Miguel Montalvo

The physician surgeon, Montalvo, is very personable and makes patients feel comfortable with his calm demeanor and profound knowledge of the industry. He takes his time to address any and all questions and concerns. His surgical team of medical specialists go above and beyond to make sure you feel cared for and tended to for during this process. The entire team at Mexico Bariatric Center makes sure all comfort measures were taken and sincerity transversed regardless of any language or cultural barriers.

Dr. Miguel Montalvo has trained with truly world-renown surgeons including Elias Ortiz and the entire team of A Lighter Me. His training and skill surpass most bariatric surgeons in the world. With thousands of successful surgeries like his specialty, sleeve gastrectomy and rny gastric bypass, his level of expertise is top-level.

Education of Dr. Montalvo

Training and Memberships

  • Surgery Instructor at Xochicalco University

  • Surgeon at Tijuana Social Security Mexican Institute

  • XXXVI International Congress of General Surgeons

Dr. Miguel Montalvo’s Surgical Team

Dr. Miguel Diaz - Assistant Surgeon Mexico

Dr. Miguel Diaz, MD – Assistant Surgeon

Dr. Miguel Diaz is an Assistant Surgeon for Dr. Montalvo’s lead bariatric surgical team. He is highly trained and well established in Tijuana, working for bariatric agents like A Lighter Me before they shut down. Dr. Miguel Angel Diaz Mariscal, MD is a FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) attendee and obtained his general surgery from prestigious IMSS.

Dr. Nelson Varas - Anestesiologist Mexico

Dr. Nelson Varas, MD – Anesthesiologist

Dr. Nelson Varas is a highly qualified Tijuana-based Anesthesiologist who has practiced medicine for over a decade. While operating with Dr. Miguel Montalvo, he has developed high-caliber skills in patient care and safety standards. Nelson Gonzalo Varas Ravines, M.D is also trained and educated with IMSS Hospital General Regional, which is where many top-level doctors and specialists receive a degree in general surgery.

Dr. Bertin Angeles - Assistant Surgeon Mexico

Dr. Bertin Angeles – Assistant Surgeon

Dr. Bertin Angeles is another A Lighter Me associate who has grown in education and training over his career on Miguel Montalvo, MD surgical team. As a seasoned professional, Dr. Angeles has the expertise and skill to become a surgeon one day with his own bariatric team.

Dr. Esperanza Ruelas - Surgical Nurse Mexico

Dr. Esperanza Ruelas – Surgical Nurse

Dr. Esperanza Ruelas is a patient-focused nurse who is attentive and ethical with top-notch care for every single patient.  She advocates for the patient’s needs and is plays an important role in pre-surgery, during surgery, and post-surgery. With her compassion and expertise, Dr. Ruelas makes bariatric patients feel cared for throughout the entire surgical process with Dr. Miguel Montalvo.