Baton Rouge, Louisiana Bariatric Surgery Seminar – 2018

Mexico Bariatric Center hosted a bariatric surgery seminar in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on April 28, 2018. This is the second time MBC staff and surgeon are traveling to Baton Rouge; the first bariatric informational event in Baton Rouge was held in 2015. We invited everyone: guests, family, friends, and past patients to learn more about bariatric procedures and Mexico Bariatric Center’s services.

Seminar Information

The seminar was hosted by Ron Elli, the President, and CEO of Mexico Bariatric Center along with the best Mexico bariatric surgeon Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela. The seminar was very informative, sharing everything about:

The attendees included past patients who gave moving 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.

At the end of the event, there was a raffle drawing for a lucky winner to receive a free gastric sleeve surgery giveaway! 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!

Host & Speakers

Ron Elli - Mexico Bariatric Center
Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela - Best Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

Past Patient Visit with Dr. Valenzuela

Past Patient Visiting Hugging Dr. Valenzuela - Baton Rouge Louisiana
Past Patient Visiting Dr. Valenzuela - Baton Rouge Louisiana

Seminar Photos

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Seminar Videos

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.

Louisiana Obesity Statistics - Mexico Bariatric Center - Louisiana Bariatric Surgery Seminar

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



About Mexico Bariatric Center

Mexico Bariatric Center is the number one provider of weight loss surgery in Mexico. We work with high-quality hospital facilities as well as top-rated 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; with over 70% savings. 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.