Portland, Oregon Bariatric Surgery Seminar – 2018

Mexico Bariatric Center’s Portland, Oregon bariatric seminar took place on June 9th, 2018. This is the second trip of Mexico Bariatric Center to Oregan to inform individuals with weight problems about weight loss surgery and Medical Tourism in Mexico.

Like always, past patients (like Paul Moses) and future patients welcomed Mexico Bariatric Center’s CEO, Ron, and his staff to Portland. The event was well attended – another successful seminar by MBC.

Mexico Bariatric Center is a well-known brand in medical tourism for bariatrics and plastics around the world as well as Oregon. A name they can trust to help them fight obesity and its related life-threatening diseases, such as COVID-19 infection.

Oregon Bariatric Seminar - Portland Hyatt Place - Mexico Bariatric Center

Seminar Information

The room was packed as former patients and individuals considering bariatric surgery came together to meet the President and CEO of Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) Ron Elli, Ph.D. and Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez. Participants who attended our bariatric seminar had a unique opportunity to learn all about bariatric surgery and have all the important questions answered throughout the special event.

Special Promotional Offers Included:

  • One lucky winner received a large discount off of the gastric sleeve surgery package, a savings of over $2,000!
  • Select guests received $15 Amazon gift card vouchers.

Top Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez - Best Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

Seminar Photos

Portland Oregon Hyatt Place - Mexico Bariatric Center
Lovely Hyatt Place - Portland Oregon
Portland Oregon Bariatric Seminar - Mexico Bariatric Center
Portland seminar in Hyatt Place
Portland Oregon Bariatric Seminar - Dr Gutierrez - Mexico Bariatric Center
Dr. Gutierrez speaking to guests at the Portland seminar.
Ron Elli Speaking at the 2018 Portland Bariatric Surgery Seminar
Ron Elli, Ph.D. speaking to guests at the Portland seminar.
Ron Elli and a former patient who underwent bariatric surgery in Mexico. 2018 Portland, Oregon Semianar.
Ron Elli, Ph.D. with a former MBC patient of Mexico Bariatric Center.
Ron Elli with a former patietn who had gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico. 2018 Portland, Oregon seminar.
Ron Elli, Ph.D. with a former gastric sleeve surgery patient.

Seminar Videos

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About Oregon

Oregon is known for a lot of rain, therefore they are known for their plush terrain as well. There are beautiful natural sites to behold as the state carefully protects the environment. Most of the economy in Oregon is based around timber, salmon, fishing, and power generation through hydroelectric dams.

The people of Oregon are very patient and forward thinking. With 8 months of rain followed by 4 months of relief.

Portland Oregon Obesity Statistics - Mexico Bariatric Center - Portland, OR Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Oregon Obesity Statistics 2016

Oregon ranks at 31st 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 Arlington was at 28.7%, up from 19.9% back in the year 2000, and from 11.2% in the year 1990.

Current Adult Obesity Rate (as of 2016)


Obesity-Related Health Issues


9.5% (Ranked 33/51)


30.1% (Ranked 32/51)

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/or

About Mexico Bariatric Center

Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) is a leading provider of affordable and safe bariatric surgery packages in Tijuana, Mexico. The expert staff at MBC are there to help the patient every step of the way as they embark on their weight loss journey. Since 2012, MBC has focused on safety, maintaining a complication rate below 0.5% and an overall patient satisfaction rate of 92.75% as of 2017.

MBC covers all bariatric procedure options which include gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, mini-gastric bypass, duodenal switch, revisional surgeries, and gastric balloon (a non-surgical option). Our process is designed to get the patient approved quickly and it takes less than a minute to get started.

If you are ready to take the first step, click the link above to submit a pre-screen and a patient coordinator will contact you.