2018 Houston Texas Bariatric Surgery Seminar

The bariatric informational seminar took place on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Founder of Mexico Bariatric Center® (MBC), Ron Elli, Ph.D., and successful bariatric super-surgeon, Dr. Rodriguez Lopez were the speakers for this event. This is the third seminar on medical tourism weight loss surgery held by MBC in Houston, Texas.

MBC’s founder Ron and his staff were welcomed by past patients and guests in another successful event in Houston, Texas. Ron is a pioneer and expert in the medical tourism industry and bariatrics in Mexico.

Houston Bariatric Seminar – 2015

Houston Bariatric Seminar – 2017

Houston Bariatric Seminar - Dr Rodriguez - Mexico Bariatric Center

Seminar Information

Ron Elli, Ph.D. and Dr. Rodrigues Lopez met the past patients joining the people interested in weight loss surgery in Mexico. Dr. Elli, and  super surgeon Dr. Rodriguez Lopez were excited to share valuable information about MBC and weight loss surgery including;

  • The Mexico Bariatric Center patient process
  • Our success rate with past patients
  • Procedures we offer
  • Benefits of undergoing bariatric surgery
  • Expected weight loss after surgery
  • Risks tied to obesity
  • All important questions and answers

Former patients of Mexico Bariatric Center shared their personal struggles, bariatric journey, and the success they have achieved! See videos below for patient testimonials. The emotional testimonial from Denis brought tears to everyone including Ron and his team.

Mexico Bariatric Center Provided the Following Promotional Offers at This Event:

At the end of this event, there was a drawing for the discounted weight loss surgery in Tijuana, Mexico.

  • One lucky winner received a large discount off of the gastric sleeve surgery package.
  • 15 select attendees also received $15 Amazon Gift Cards.

Seminar Photos


Ron Elli - Mexico Bariatric Center

Super Surgeon

Dr Christian Rodriguez Lopez
Founder of Mexico Bariatric Center, Ron Elli, Ph.D. speaking to guests at the 2018 Houston, TX bariatric surgery seminar
Ron Elli Speaking to guests at the Mexico Bariatric Center 2018 Houston Texas seminar
Ron Elli Speaking to guests at the Mexico Bariatric Center 2018 Houston Texas seminar

Seminar Videos

Missed the seminar but want to learn more? Register for a webinar or call 855-768-7247

About Texas

Texas is the 2nd largest state in the country! Home to people who are very proud of their United States roots and freedom. Anywhere you go in Texas, you can expect to be reminded of the simple life with cowboys, country roads, and all-around beauty.

Country music and the country lifestyle plays a big role in the lives of Texans as live music and songs on the radio fill the air with soulful sounds. American food is extremely common and hospitality is a key part of Texas.

Houston Texas Bariatric Surgery Seminar - Mexico Bariatric Center

Texas Obesity Statistics 2016

Texas sits at 8th place among the nation’s most obese states, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America. As of 2016, the obesity rate in adult residents of Texas is at 33.7%, up from 21.7% back in the year 2000, and from 10.7% in the year 1990.

Current Adult Obesity Rate (as of 2016)


Obesity-Related Health Issues


11.2% (Ranked 17/51)


29.5% (Ranked 40/51)

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/tx

About Mexico Bariatric Center

Founder of Mexico Bariatric Center, Ron Elli, Ph.D. has been growing the medical tourism industry for over 10 years. Ron Elli has played a huge role in the booming bariatric industry and the safety standards in place at Mexico Bariatric Center. He founded MBC in 2012 and has since helped thousands of patients achieve long-term weight loss success.

See if you pre-qualify for gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

If you are ready to take advantage of the low prices and all-inclusive bariatric surgery packages that we have to offer, simply get started by filling out a pre-screen and a patient coordinator will call you upon approval.

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