Erica After Gastric Sleeve SurgeryErica underwent gastric sleeve (vertical sleeve gastrectomy) in Tijuana, Baja California, with Mexico Bariatric Center®. Erica has gone on to lose over 75 pounds and she has referred several family members to MBC.

“Well my 3-month mark will be tomorrow and I’m happy to say I reached my goal for this milestone.”

Erica found Mexico Bariatric Center after looking for a permanent way to control her weight. After a search for a safe gastric sleeve in Tijuana, she discovered Mexico Bariatric Center with the best surgical teams.

Erica Before Gastric Sleeve

Day of Surgery, with Her Cousin (also Getting Surgery) and part of the nurses staff at Hospital Mi Doctor.

Day of Surgery, with Her Cousin and part of the nurses’ staff at Hospital Mi Doctor.

Weight Loss Timeline

The data from Erica’s weight loss is for informational use only.

  • 16 days post-op: 15 lbs.
  • 35 days post-op: 23 lbs.
  • 71 days post-op: 44 lbs.
  • 120 days post-op: 61 lbs.
  • 163 days post-op: 70 lbs.


“61.8 pounds gone! Wahooooo!! Rewarding myself with a massage in an hour. Loving life now :-)”

Gastric sleeve has been shown to provide significant weight loss for individuals suffering from obesity. Studies suggest that 50 to 65% of excess weight can be obtained in 1 year to 1.5 years.

Erica Before and After with Dr. Ismael Cabrera at Mexico Bariatric Center

Success for individuals will depend on many factors including, activity levels, surgery type, diet (especially the initial postoperative diet), supplementation, and more.

“Okay, so I’ve lost 75 lbs. and some of my family are telling me that I am looking sickly; I don’t feel that I look sickly; I think they are just not used to seeing me thin, do you guys think I look sickly?”

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