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 Dr. Ismael Cabrera. Men and women considering bariatric surgery filled the seats to take part in this seminar as Ron Elli, Ph.D. and Dr. Cabrera covered the following topics:

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

About Oklahoma

Once considered the oil capital of the world, Oklahoma has developed into a small, vibrant, modern metro area. Tulsa is a very enjoyable environment to be in due to the warm and welcoming nature of its residents.

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 provides quality and affordable care for those who can’t afford medical coverage in the United States, Canada, and in other countries across the globe. The expert surgeons and medical staff of Mexico Bariatric Center work their best to ensure that the patient is treated well and that they are taken care of every step of the way.

If you are considering bariatric surgery with Mexico Bariatric Center and want to see if you qualify, fill out a pre-screen and a patient coordinator will be in contact with you.