Ron Elli, Ph.D., is the president and founder of Mexico Bariatric Center® an award-winning businessman from Northern California.

In 2012, he launched Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) by assembling one of the best team of bariatric surgeons in Mexico that are bariatric board certified with over 20 years of experience and 10,000 surgeries.

Ron Elli has been involved in medical tourism for over 10 years through helping patients undergo quality, low-cost healthcare alternatives. He has mainly worked with bariatric surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery, and stem cell therapy.

Ron has dedicated his life to provide quality healthcare at affordable prices to patients from the United States, Canada, Europe, South Africa, New Zealand and around the world.

Ron Elli - Mexico Bariatric Center
Ron Elli, Ph.D., seen with former gastric sleeve patient, Paul -- Mexico Bariatric Center - Portland, OR Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Setting Standards in the Medical Tourism Industry

Prior to his online medical marketing company, he owned and operated one of the largest Internet service providers in El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties.

Dr. Ron Elli’s first interest in the applied medicine came when he researched coughing in pulmonary airways and modeled human airways for his master’s thesis.

He is a true pioneer in the medical tourism industry through raising the bar with safety standards and quality healthcare. Ron is well respected because of his trust and transparency incorporated within Mexico Bariatric Center.

Qualifications and Credentials

Dr. Elli is a member of Medical Tourism Association (MTA) and has been a Certified Medical Tourism Professional since 2013.

Due to Dr. Elli’s efforts, Mexico Bariatric Center has created a wide network of doctors and surgeons in Tijuana who are considered to be experts in their field.

His passion and primary goal in creating Mexico Bariatric Center is his desire to see patients change their lives and achieve optimal health.  He has also put together an aftercare program to support patients post surgery for healthy lifestyle changes and long-term success.

Medical Tourism Association Certificate

Ron Elli is regularly attending national and international obesity-related events, congresses and meetings. Obesity Week, IFSO, Obesity Help, Medical Tourism Association, Health Tourism Congress to name a few. MBC surgeons and staff are committed to the latest developments and on the cutting edge of bariatrics. Dr. Elli recently attended the 2017 Obesity Week in Washington, D.C.

As a part of his wellness tourism efforts, Dr. Elli has also created plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery medical tourism in Mexico. Mexico Cosmetic Center (MCC), working with board-certified plastic surgeons, has been providing body reshaping and rejuvenation services to patients from across the globe.

MCC offers popular Mommy Makeover, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift/Reduction, Lipo / Laser Lipo / Vaser Lipo, Facelift, Arm Lift, Thigh Lift, Brazilian Butt Lift, and skin removal for patients with weight loss.

Hosting Bariatric Seminars and Webinars

Dr. Ron Elli has held live seminars and webinars to educate patients about weight loss surgery benefits alongside Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, Dr. Rodriguez Lopez, and Dr. Alejandro Gutierrez.

Dr. Elli has already traveled to Montreal, Canada; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Austin, Texas;  Dallas, Texas; Houston, Texas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; OKC, Oklahoma; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana – see the complete list.

About Mexico Bariatric Center

Ron Elli Speaking at the 2018 Portland Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Education and Studies by Dr. Ron Elli, Ph.D

Recently, Dr. Ron Elli was profiled in Sacramento, CA Business Journal as one of the most successful regional CEOs.

In 2002, Ron earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis (UCD) in “Numerical Modeling of High-Speed Flow over Surface Humps.” Dr. Ron Elli has been referenced in NASA NTRS publications, ASME, and other prominent journals (You can see other various articles and presentations at SOURCiS, Inc.).

While working as a researcher in University of Nevada, Reno, he modeled coughing in human airways. Dr. Elli’s research of the Flow Resistance in Pulmonary Airways was published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

Ron Elli, Ph.D. Celebrated His Tenth-Year Anniversary in Medical Tourism.