The Mexican city of Guadalajara is one of the prime locations to undergo weight loss surgery, particularly for American and Canadian medical tourists. Even though most patients choose to go to Tijuana, Guadalajara weight loss surgery in Mexico is a great place for bariatrics for many reasons:
Best Bariatric Surgeon in Guadalajara
Dr. Jacqueline Osuna
Dr. Jacqueline Osuna is an American citizen and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). Dr. Osuna is a high-caliber medical professional capable of performing duodenal switch, gastric sleeve, gastric balloon, gastric bypass, gastric banding, single-incision sleeve, and sleeve plication. Dr. Osuna travels to Tijuana to perform bariatric surgeries several times a month.
Dr. Osuna joined the Mexico Bariatric Center program in the Mexican city of Guadalajara in 2013 alongside Dr. Alejandro Lopez Ortega. As a lead surgeon, she performed bariatric operations and hard-to-do revisional surgeries. Dr. Jacqueline Osuna has expanded our program to more attractive destinations including Tijuana and Puerto Vallarta.
What Does the Guadalajara Package Include?
Mexico Bariatric Center® (MBC) offers all-inclusive, affordable packages with no hidden costs – which includes everything a patient needs pre-op and post-op. Our top-rated bariatric surgeons charge 1/3 less than their American and Canadian counterparts with financing options for those individuals seeking payment plans and to defer payments.
Dr. Osuna’s Publications
Dr. Jacqueline Osuna Rubio has numerous publications amoung which are listed below.
- Jacqueline Osuna-Rubio, José Manuel Hermosillo-Sandoval, Germán López-Guillén, Alejandro Maciel-Miranda, Clotilde Fuentes-Orozco, Andrea Socorro Alvarez-Villaseñor, Alejandro González-Ojeda, Alejandro López-Ortega. Efecto del tamaño de la incisión en la gravedad de la lesión de vía biliar iatrogénica posterior. Gaceta Médica de México. 2008; 144(3)
- TUE-G-2 Liver fibrosis and expression of SMAD 7, Collagen I, III and TGF mRNA in patients with bile duct injury after cholecystectomy. M Alatorre-Carranza, A Miranda-Diaz, I Yañez-Sanchez, JM Hermosillo Sandoval, J Osuna-Rubio. Gut 2006 55 (Suppl V) A 165
Here’s Some of What We Provide to You, Our Patient
Here is the Travel Itinerary for gastric sleeve surgery in Guadalajara, Mexico. For RNY gastric bypass, mini gastric bypass, duodenal switch, and some revision procedures, you will stay an extra night in the hospital.
Guadalajara Airport (GDL)
Guadalajara International Airport is a hub for Volaris and Aeroméxico, and a focus city for Interjet and VivaAerobus. Guadalajara International Airport consists of a single passenger terminal. Our driver picks patients up from the Guadalajara International Airport. Our private transportation will contact you one day prior to your arrival to arrange your pick up location.
Our Hotel and Coordination Team
Your first night will be at Hotel Malibu along with your last night. During your next visit to Guadalajara enjoy your stay at a 4-star hotel, Hotel Malibu. This beautiful Hotel is at the center point of the city and next to the Gran Plaza shopping mall and Glorieta Chapalita.
Situated in the business-friendly Zapopan zone, Hotel Malibu’s area has the greatest business and commercial activity that allows you to easily navigate around the city during your stay.
With over 40 years of history, Hotel Malibu was recently renovated to a modern look. The hotel is laid out with a lot of open space and offers a spa, sauna, gym as well as outdoor pool.
Best Weight Loss Surgery Centers in Guadalajara
One of the major reasons why Guadalajara is becoming a depot for Mexico Weight Loss Surgery is the accredited hospital facilities. Medical tourism operators are using the following surgery centers and hospital facilities, if you have any more question please contact our helpful staff.
Clinica del Pilar
The primary surgical center, Dr. Osuna uses is called the Clinica Del Pilar. This is a top-rated surgery center in Guadalajara that has up-to-date medical technology in the operating facilities and is mainly used for bariatric surgery procedures. Clinica del Pilar Centro Medico offers services that can tackle most obesity problems.
We offer world-class patient care and hospital facility. Dr. Osuna is our head surgeon at the Clinica del Pilar.
Hospital Country 2000
Hospital Country 2000 is a full-service hospital in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. This full-service hospital was founded in 2000 and has 49 patient rooms. They offer many services including obesity surgery and plastic surgery. Country 2000 Hospital is certified by the General Health Council in Mexico and is ISO 9001 (2008) certified.
Hospital Jardines is a hospital facility in the heart of Guadalajara, Zapopán, Jalisco, Mexico. They have physicians, nurses, administrators, and highly trained staff to assist you with the greatest security. Jardines Hospital specializes in bariatric procedures and a multitude of other specialties including laparoscopy & endoscopy, neurology, rehabilitation, respiratory therapy, and others. Jardines hospital has a full-scale Intensive Care Unit (ICU), complete in-house laboratory/imaging/radiology, private & suite rooms, and convenient waiting areas. Everything you need at your fingertips!
Hospital Lomas Providencia
Established in 1994, Lomas Providencia Hospital is a private health care institution dedicated to bariatric and plastic surgeries located in Guadalajara, Jalisco. They have a multidisciplinary team of highly trained and qualified specialists to offer top-notch medical treatment. With the cutting-edge technology and the strictest quality standards, they ensure excellent medical care for the patients.
About Guadalajara, Mexico
Guadalajara – a haven of tradition yet contemporary – is the hidden gem and the best-kept secret in Mexico! The capital of the state of Jalisco, Guadalajara is located in the western region of Mexico. With a population of over 5 million, Guadalajara is the second-largest city in Mexico. Guadalajara’s economy is relying on high-tech industries, information technology, and enterprises such as footwear, textiles, and food products. The weather is very mild and has excellent year-round temperatures extending from lows of 68 degrees to highs of 92 degrees. Guadalajara has a vibrant past and is considered South America’s cultural center. It is the birthplace of Tequila as well as Mariachi music and has the most magnificent Mariachi & Charrería festivals.
Driving only 5 miles away from Guadalajara, you will enter Tlaquepaque (Le-Ke-Pa-Ke) village, one of Mexico’s most prominent arts and shopping centers. There, you will find distinctive pottery, paintings, blown glass, woodworks, and furniture. A cab-drive away from Tlaquepaque is Tonalá – the town of craftsmen. At Tonala, you can do your shopping in the outdoor market. Guadalajara has plenty of ventures and lots of great accommodations. Guadalajara has some of the best food and its bars and nightlife scene is well-known.
Tequila Express provides a legendary train ride through blue agave fields and distillery in Amatitán in the municipality of Tequila. The train service features tequila tastings and it resurrects the thrilling experience of Mariachi, Tequila, and Charrería. Lake Chapala is the largest freshwater lake in Mexico with great views only 30 miles (about 1 hour) away from Guadalajara. Chapala has a boardwalk similar to the one in Puerto Vallarta. This town is a great place to retire and several thousands of nonnatives, including people from Canada and the United States, have made Chapala their home.
- Founded on the 14th of February in 1542 by Doña Beatriz Hernández
- Jalisco’s capital – proclaimed on the 27th of May, 1824
- Mexico’s second-largest city situated to the west of the Mexican republic
- Originated from “Wad-al hidjara” an Arab word means “river that runs between rocks”
- Mean temperature of 19.2 C, 67 F. Its mild climate attracts both tennis players and golfers
The Guadalajara Cathedral or Metropolitan Cathedral of Guadalajara is a Mexican historic landmark located in downtown Guadalajara. The Cathedral was first built in 1541 as a church with an adobe and a thatched roof. It was recognized by Pope Pius XII and has been promoted to the rank of Minor Basilica. Throughout the years, the Cathedral has suffered many earthquakes which caused the towers to collapse. The new towers were designed by Architect Manuel Gomez Ibarra and were constructed in 1854. The exterior of the Cathedral is stunning, but the truly breathtaking beauty can be discovered inside. It consists of nine altars, made of marble and silver, dedicated to several Patron Saints.
Originally founded in 1792, the University of Guadalajara (Universidad de Guadalajara) is a public university in Jalisco. The university is among the largest and most honored institutions of higher education in Mexico. The University of Guadalajara has seven campuses in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area and eight campuses outside of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, each concentrating on a different field of study.