New Orleans, LA Bariatric Surgery Seminar – 2016


Seminar Information

Ron at New Orleans Seminar - Mexico Bariatric CenterThis New Orleans, LA, bariatric surgery seminar took place on November 5th, 2016. The president and CEO of Mexico Bariatric Center, Ron Elli, Ph.D., and our surgeon liaison, J. Ragland. This event allowed those considering bariatric surgery in Tijuana to meet with former patients and our staff. This event was also broadcast live through a webinar for those that could not attend. This New Orleans weight loss surgery seminar covered the following:

  • Medical services provided by Mexico Bariatric Center
  • The patient process
  • Obesity statistics in Louisiana
  • Risks of being obese
  • Choosing Mexico Bariatric Center as a safe and smart choice

At this seminar, former patients were kind enough to stand up front and share their experiences and life after weight loss surgery.

To express our gratitude to those who attended, we offered the following:

  • One lucky winner received a promotional discount on the gastric sleeve surgery package.
  • $15 Amazon gift cards were also given out to select attendees at this event.

MBC New Orleans Seminar - Mexico Bariatric Center

About New Orleans

New Orleans offers a vibrant and live culture that makes it like no other place in the United States. The French Quarter near several of the city’s hotels is just one of the most captivating impressions. The spicy food, music ringing out almost everywhere, and the fact that the local bars never close sets this city apart from most.

Their variant colonial past and the diverse population are not all that make New Orleans stand out. It’s how they all work together in a unique fashion. Race and nationality do not exclude anyone from their common ground as all cultural identities are accepted and shared.

Baton Rouge LA Bariatric Surgery Seminar - Louisiana Obesity Statistics

Louisiana Obesity Statistics 2016

Louisiana ranks at 5th 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 Louisiana was at 35.5%, up from 22.6% back in the year 2000, and from 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 provides quality services to those who require bariatric surgery but cannot get covered by their medical insurance provider. Our prices are exceptionally lower than those in the United States, Canada, and across the globe. Our bariatric surgeons specialize in bariatric surgery with a limited number of surgeries performed on a daily basis to ensure that all patients are given great attention and complications are at a minimum, making our complication rate below 0.5%.

If you would like to seek consultation to determine whether or not you qualify for our bariatric services, fill out a pre-screen today and a patient coordinator will be in contact with you.