Speakers

Seminar Information

This Portland, OR bariatric surgery seminar took place on October 15th, 2016 and had a great turnout as former patients and individuals considering surgery with Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) came together in one place. President and CEO of Mexico Bariatric Center, Ron, Elli, Ph.D. was excited to meet with former bariatric surgery patient Paul Moses who reached out and got involved with this particular seminar. During our weight loss informational event, Paul was kind enough to share his touching story which is shown below in the event videos.

Special Promotional Offers Included:

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

Seminar Photos

Ron Elli, Ph.D., with Dr. Gutierrez, Flora (cosmetics) and former patient, Paul - - Mexico Bariatric Center - Portland, OR Bariatric Surgery Seminar
Ron Elli, Ph.D., with Dr. Gutierrez, Flora
(cosmetics) and former patient, Paul.
Ron Elli, Ph.D., seen with former gastric sleeve patient, Paul -- Mexico Bariatric Center - Portland, OR Bariatric Surgery Seminar
Ron Elli, Ph.D., seen with former
gastric sleeve patient, Paul.
Ron Elli, Ph.D. speaking with guests after the seminar ended - Mexico Bariatric Center - Portland, OR Bariatric Surgery Seminar
Ron Elli, Ph.D. speaking with guests
after the seminar ended.

Seminar Videos

About Oregon

Oregon is known for a lot of rain and months of soggy weather. There are beautiful natural sites to behold as the state carefully protects the environment. Most of the economy in Oregon is based on 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, they find ways to keep creative and make the most of their environment.

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)

28.7%

Obesity-Related Health Issues


Diabetes

9.5% (Ranked 33/51)

Hypertension

30.1% (Ranked 32/51)

Heart Disease

Cases in 2010

225,575

Expected by 2030

1,054,888

Arthritis

Cases in 2010

751,876

Expected by 2030

645,284

Obesity-Related Cancer

Cases in 2010

58,349

Expected in 2030

151,854


Source: https://stateofobesity.org/states/or


About Mexico Bariatric Center

Mexico Bariatric Center has provided expert care in bariatric surgery since 2012 with complication rates currently below 0.5%. We function out of a certified hospital in Tijuana, Mexico where our certified and highly qualified surgeons ensure only the best of care. Our purpose is to provide affordable care to those who can not get coverage in the United States, Canada and across the globe. Our pricing includes a full package of the post and preoperative services alongside your hotel and hospital stay.

Seek consultation from one of our patient coordinators to determine whether or not you qualify for our services by filling out a pre-screen today and a patient coordinator will be in contact with you.