Mexico Bariatric Surgery Center at Hospital Mi Doctor
Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) operates at the Mexico Bariatric Surgical Center located inside Hospital Mi Doctor, translated to “My Doctor Hospital.” Our center is both bariatric-specialized and full-service making it one of the best hospitals in Mexico for weight loss surgery.
A huge benefit of the MBC Surgical Center is that we have a dedicated Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This reduces any worries our patients have in the rare chance of ever needing it.
Having a bariatric-specialized hospital according to International Standards of Excellence significantly boosts our success rates and outcomes while being able to handle the more difficult procedures.
Committed to Providing Excellent Patient Care
MBC’s surgery center at Hospital Mi Doctor is certified and maintains safety standards similar to the United States and according to the bariatric center of excellence Mexico.
We perform thousands of surgeries per year without ever having to compromise quality or patient care at Hospital Mi Doctor. Patients find this hospital better-than-expected and in most cases the higher standard of care than the United States and Canada.
About Our Full-Service Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico
Hospital, Mi Doctor is a modern full-service hospital certified by the Mexican Government. This facility is dedicated to performing a large number of weight loss procedures each year. Built to always provide quality care, standards, and success while being known for it’s excellent track record.
As one of the largest medical tourism companies in forefront of bariatrics, Mexico Bariatric Center chose this hospital as one of its main facilities in Mexico in 2012. Mexico Bariatric Center’s surgeons and staff work seamlessly with hospital physicians and nurses to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for our patients.
What to Expect as a Patient
Our patients fly in to San Diego where it is just a short ride across the border and to our hospital and hotel. Remember, transportation is included in all our our surgery packages.
Hospital Mi Doctor is about 20 minutes away from San Diego airport and only blocks away from the U.S./Mexico border, San Ysidro. To make the process easy for our patients, the hospital is just a few minutes from the 4-star hotel, the Hyatt Hotel.
The first day you arrive you will have pre-op testing right when you get into Tijuana, Mexico. Patients stay in the hotel for the night until being picked up by our private transportation in the morning. Surgery will usually start in the morning and patients will recover for 2 to 3 days at Hospital Mi Doctor. The last night patients stay at the Hyatt Hotel before flying home the following day.
Hospital Features and Amenities
4 fully equipped, state of the art operating rooms
3 floors dedicated to bariatric patients
In-house Endoscopy suite
In-house fluoroscopy (x-ray) suite
In-house radiology department
Main floor cafeteria
Generator backup system
Water purification system
Almost all staff are English speaking
Accommodation for companion
Wifi and cable TV
Intensive-Care Unit (ICU)
Free calling to Canada and the USA
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Procedures We Perform at Hospital Mi Doctor
Mi Doctor Hospital can handle any bariatric procedure:
- Gastric Sleeve Surgery
- RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery
- Mini Gastric Bypass
- Duodenal Switch Surgery
- Gastric Balloon
- All Revision Surgery
Patients and their companion (included in the package) always give rave reviews about their experience, care, and stay at Hospital Mi Doctor – which are overwhelmingly positive.
Hospital Mi Doctor Certifications
Recently, the hospital went through certification for Federal Government of Mexico to be compliant.
- Estados Unidos Mexicanos Secretaria de Salud (Ministry of Health)
- Asociacion de Hospitales de Baja California (Association of Hospitals from Baja California)
- Camara Nacional de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo de Tijuana ( Chamber of Commerce, Services, and Tourism of Tijuana)
Director of Hospital Mi Doctor, Dr. Sammy Tepperman
The General Director of Hospital Mi Doctor, Dr. Sammy Tepperman, talks highly of Mexico Bariatric Center. He praises our surgeons and staff for caring for patients and recommends MBC for bariatric surgery among all the competitors.
Dr. Sammy Tepperman is a gastroenterologist who practices in Mi Doctor Hospital in the city of Tijuana, Mexico. Working in the General Hospital of Mexico, SSA, he has specialties in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
Dr. Tepperman graduated from the prestigious Autonomous University of Guadalajara in general medicine. He has completed numerous courses in the United States and Mexico in gastroenterology and endoscopy.