Seminar Information

Mexico Bariatric Center hosted a bariatric surgery seminar in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on April 28, 2018. We invited everyone: guests, family, friends, and past patients to learn more about Mexico Bariatric Center. The seminar was hosted by Ron Elli, the President, and CEO of Mexico Bariatric Center along with top bariatric surgery Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela. The seminar was informative, sharing everything about:

Our guests included past patients who gave inspiring testimonials on their bariatric surgery experience with Mexico Bariatric Center. We also invited everyone in the area who were considering bariatric surgery but weren’t quite ready to take the first step.

As an added bonus for everyone who showed up, Mexico Bariatric Center gave away a discounted gastric sleeve surgery package to one lucky seminar participant. Everyone that attended who were interested in gastric sleeve surgery, filled out a health questionnaire to be entered to win the huge gastric sleeve surgery discount!

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About Louisiana

Louisiana is bursting with diverse culture as the residents accept their differences. Various types of music, religious backgrounds, and lifestyles are embraced with open arms. Anyone visiting New Orleans will also be pleased to find that the people have a very kind-hearted and welcoming.

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Louisiana Obesity Statistics 2016

As of 2016, Louisiana is ranked 5th highest rate of obesity compared to the rest of the United States. The rate of obese individuals grew to 35.5%, up from 22.6% back in 2000. Prior to 2000, it grew 12.3% in the year 1990.

Current Adult Obesity Rate (as of 2016)


Obesity-Related Health Issues


12.1% (Ranked 8/51)


39.3% (Ranked 4/51)

Heart Disease

Cases in 2010


Expected by 2030



Cases in 2010


Expected by 2030


Obesity-Related Cancer

Cases in 2010


Expected in 2030


Source: https://stateofobesity.org/states/la

About Mexico Bariatric Center

Mexico Bariatric Center is a top provider of weight loss surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. We use high-quality bariatric surgeons who are some of the best in the industry. Our certified surgeons perform only a limited number of procedures per day in order to reduce complications and ensure personalized care. The all-inclusive packages we offer are a fraction of the price offered in the United States. Patients can get started with a simple health questionnaire.

We also offer patients a faster process for gastric sleeve surgery, by filling out a quick pre-qualification form.  After submitting the pre-screen or health questionnaire, we will review it a call you to discuss your candidacy.