Guadalajara Weight Loss Surgery

The Mexican city of Guadalajara – a stronghold of tradition and modernity – is one of the top locations to undergo weight loss surgery in Mexico, especially for American and Canadian patients. Even though most medical tourists choose to go to Tijuana, Guadalajara Mexico is a great place for bariatrics for several reasons:

  • Established weight loss surgery destination for popular gastric sleeve, RNY gastric bypass, duodenal switch, and bariatric revisional surgeries.
  • Home to well-reviewed and experienced bariatric surgeons: Dr. Jacqueline Osuna.
  • Quality hospital facilities known world-wide for their high standard of medical services.

Best Weight Loss Surgeons in Guadalajara

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna

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.

Dr. Jacqueline Osuna - Bariatric Surgeon in Guadalajara Mexico
Dr Jacqueline Osuna Rubio


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

Travel Itinerary

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.

Airport Services

  • ATM

  • Currency exchange

  • Duty free stores

  • Shops and Restaurants

  • Pharmacy

  • Travel agencies

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Post office


  • Delta

  • Aeromexico

  • American Airlines

  • United

  • Alaskan

  • Volaris

  • Interjet

  • Viva Aerobus

Our Hotel and Coordination Staff

Hotel Malibu

Your first night will be at Hotel Malibu along with your last night. During your next visit to Guadalajara enjoy your stay at 4-star hotel, Hotel Malibu. This beautiful Hotel is at the center point of the city and next to the la 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.

Here’s Some of What We Provide to You, Our Patient

  • We will also accommodate a companion (family member or friend) that may come with you.

  • We offer you Free Transportation from the Guadalajara airport to the Hotel and the Hospital, then back to the Airport.

  • We are available to answer questions and address any problems you may have.

  • If there is something you would like, and it is not there, the coordination will do their best to take care of it or find it for you.

  • The Malibu hotel provides complimentary broth and jello during your stay.

  • A phone to call home and let loved ones know how you are.

  • City tour and shopping by our staff (based on availability). Uber is a safe way to get around while in Tijuana.

  • A doctor will be available to help with anything you need.

  • An on-staff doctor and night nurse to monitor your progress.

Best Weight Loss Surgery Centers in Guadalajara

One of the major reasons why Guadalajara is becoming a destination for Mexico Weight Loss Surgery is our full-service hospital facilities. Other medical tourism companies provide surgeries, even the most complicated surgeries, in “surgery center.” Below are our full-service hospital facilities, if you have any more question please contact our helpful staff.

Clinica del Pilar

Our primary surgical center we use is called the Clinica Del Pilar. This is a top-rated surbery 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, Mexico.

Jardines Hospital

Jardines is a full-service hospital in the heart Guadalajara, Mexico.

About Guadalajara, Mexico

  • 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

Guadalajara International AirportGuadalajara International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de Guadalajara), GDL, is Mexico’s third busiest airport. The following airlines fly to Guadalajara: United, Alaska Airlines, Volaris, Delta, US Airways, American Airlines, Aeromexico, Copa and Interjet.

Guadalajara Cathedral

Guadalajara Cathedral