Tulsa, OK Bariatric Seminar – 2016

Mexico Bariatric Center® (MBC) picked Tulsa as one of the cities to travel to educate patients with obesity disease about weight loss surgery in Mexico. This was the first MBC seminar in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Ron’s first trip there.

Seminar Information

Mexico Bariatric Center’s Tulsa, Oklahoma, event was held on February 27, 2016. The event was hosted by Founder of Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC), Ron Elli, Ph.D., and MBC’s bariatric surgeon. Men and women considering bariatric surgery filled the seats to take part in this seminar as Ron Elli, Ph.D., and one of our bariatric surgeons covered the following topics:

Former patients were even kind enough to attend, share their testimonials, and answer questions during this event. At the end of this event, one winner was also selected in a random drawing for a very large promotional discount on the gastric sleeve surgery package.

About Oklahoma

Located on the Arkansas River, Tulsa is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Fueled by the prosperous local oil industry, Tulsa has developed into a small, vibrant, modern metro area. Tulsa has a very enjoyable atmosphere as well as warm and welcoming residents.

The gathering place is a 70-acre hybrid park along the Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Generous businesses and families like the George Kaiser Family Foundation donated this $465 million park. The gathering place was designed by the world-renowned architect Michael Van Valkenburgh, the designer of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Tulsa, Oklahoma comes packed with a variety of attractions which include:
  • Entertainment venues
  • Over 140 parks
  • World-class art
  • Opera
  • Ballet

Some popular events in Tulsa, Oklahoma are:

  • Oktoberfest
  • Food festivals
  • The Tulsa Tough annual bicycle race
  • The Universe music festival
Oklahoma Obesity - Bariatric Surgery Seminar in Oklahoma

Obesity Statistics in Oklahoma 2016

According to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, Oklahoma ranks at 9th place in the highest obesity rate in the United States. As of 2016, the obesity rate was 32.8%, up from 20.1% in the year 2000 and 10.3% in the year 1990.

Current Adult Obesity Rate (as of 2016)


Obesity-Related Health Issues


12% (Ranked 10/51)


36.2% (Ranked 9/51)

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/ok

About Mexico Bariatric Center

Mexico Bariatric Center is a provider of quality and affordable weight loss surgery packages to medical tourists from the United States, Canada, and in other countries across the globe. The expert surgical teams of Mexico Bariatric Center are board-certified and capable of performing all types of procedures like gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, gastric balloon, and revisional operations.

If you are tired of yoyo diets, consider Mexico Bariatric Center to cure your obesity. See if you qualify – just fill out a pre-screen and a patient coordinator will be in contact with you.


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