Los Angeles, CA Bariatric Surgery Seminar 2016

Los Angeles, CA Bariatric Surgery Seminar 2016


Seminar Information

Mexico Bariatric Center’s Los Angeles seminar took place on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016. The event was hosted by Bariatric surgeon, Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez and Founder of Mexico Bariatric Center, Ron Elli, Ph.D.

Former patients and individuals considering bariatric surgery filled the seats with open ears as the hosts covered the following:

At the end of the seminar, former patients were given the opportunity to share their gastric sleeve success stories and address questions that guests may have. Special promotional offers were also given out at this event to show how much MBC valued all who attended.

Promotional Offers at This Event:

  • A drawing was held in which one lucky winner received a discounted gastric sleeve surgery package.
  • All guests who attended were given the opportunity to receive one of a select number of $15 Amazon gift cards.

Seminar Photos

Dr. Gutierrez speaking
to the guests.
Dr. Gutierrez
smiles for the camera.
Ron Elli, Ph.D. preparing
for the seminar.
Ron Elli, Ph.D. speaking
to the guests.
Dr. Gutierrez outside
the conference room.
Dr. Gutierrez discussing
bariatric surgery.
A former patient of
Mexico Bariatric Center
Dr. Gutierrez with Jan,
the gastric sleeve winner!

Seminar Videos

About California

California is known for their creatively diverse culture. In the South, Hollywood and television play a big role in culture. While wine, food, and technology play a big role in the North. The weather is beautiful and the people are pleasant.

California has a reputation for being laid-back and progressive, with a pleasant mix of environments, which cater to different lifestyles across the state. San Francisco and the bay area are great locations for those who enjoy a nice bohemian vibe, while Los Angeles provides world-class performing arts and amazing rock bands.

California Obesity - Bariatric Surgery Seminar in California

California Obesity Statistics 2016

California sits at 5th lowest 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 California is at 25%, up from 18.7% back in the year 2000, and from 9.9% in the year 1990.

Current Adult Obesity Rate (as of 2016)


Obesity-Related Health Issues


10.2% (Ranked 29/51)


28.5% (Ranked 46/51)

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/ca

About Mexico Bariatric Center

Since 2012, Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) has provided affordable bariatric surgery for those who can not afford it in the United States, Canada, and across the globe. Our surgeons and medical staff operate out of Hospital Mi Doctor in Tijuana, Mexico. Patients travel to San Diego, where they will be met by one of our drivers who will drive them across the border to Tijuana. Ground transportation is provided by the MBC drivers throughout the entire stay with an optional tour of the city. Our services are competitively priced, while the surgeons perform with such precision that our complication rate is below 0.5%.

To take the first step in determining whether you qualify for surgery with Mexico Bariatric Center, fill out a pre-screen today and a patient coordinator will be in contact with you.

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