Mexico Bariatric Center® (MBC) is a dedicated center for bariatric surgery with an additional focus on post-op patient care. Our certified surgical center is located in Tijuana, Mexico, just near San Diego, California. We work with some of the best board-certified bariatric surgeons in Mexico.
Our purpose is to provide individuals with a safe and affordable option when it is not reasonable in their home country. We have performed over 10,000 successful surgeries with patients literally across the entire globe.
MBC patients get assigned to our 100% U.S. based knowledgeable Patient Coordinators (PC) as their case managers with years of experience in this field. Patient coordinators hold patients hand throughout the process from A to Z.
2. Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeons
Mexico Bariatric Center works exclusively with the best bariatric surgeons who are certified by Mexican College of General Surgeons (CMCG) as well as Bariatric Board Certified by prestigious Mexican College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons (CMCOEM).
3. Limited Surgeries per Day per Surgeon
Our Board-Certified Surgeons only perform a limited number (3 to 4) of bariatric surgeries per day. Medical tourism companies, in general, do not place caps on their doctors, which can lead to higher risks for patients.
4. Any Type of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
MBC’s skilled team of surgeons can handle all bariatric options, including Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch, Gastric Balloon and Revision of Historic & Failed Surgeries.
5. Dedicated Certified Hospital
Mexico Bariatric Center works with top certified hospital facilities in Tijuana, Mexico. The hospital facilities have state-of-the-art operating rooms and Intermediate Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
6. Quick Scheduling for Surgery
You can quickly get approved and get scheduled for surgery as opposed to long weight times that can be experienced in other countries such as the United States and Canada.
7. Support Webinars
We host monthly Support Webinars to help all our clients prepare not just for their upcoming surgery, but long after. These webinars, hosted by our nutritionists, help our customers maximize their weight loss.
8. Informational Seminars
We market and host informational bariatric seminars in cities across the United States and Canada! Our past patients drive hours to show up and support us. We are all like a family connected to each other (MBC Family).
9. MTA Certified
MBC is a Medical Tourism Association (MTA) Certified Member as well as a Certified Medical Tourism Professional. Medical Tourism Association is the leading organization for medical tourism operators.
10. California-Based Corporation / BBB Member
Mexico Bariatric Center is a United States corporation based in California. MBC is a member of Better Business Bureau (BBB) with A rating. MBC’s main office is located in Folsom, CA just east of Sacramento.
11. Over 10 Years in Medical Tourism
Founder and CEO of MBC, Ron Elli, Ph.D., has been involved in bariatric medical tourism in Mexico for over 10 years. Dr. Elli is familiar with medical facilities in Puerta Vallarta, Guadalajara, Cabo, Monterrey, and Cancun, Mexico as well as San Jose, Costa Rica.
12. Extremely Low Complication Risks
MBC Surgeons Have Low Complication Rates. MBC surgeon’s complication rate is 80% lower than the one published in the United States. MBC surgeons boast no complications or major incidents for bariatric patients in 2017.
13. Highly Recommended by Patients
Mexico Bariatric Center has stellar reviews and over 97% of Our Patients Would Recommend Us To Their Friends. MBC’s name is associated with quality care and most our of patients are referrals from the past patients.
14. Great Surgery Results
MBC surgeons are skillful in doing gastric sleeve surgery and other gastric surgeries for best results. Our stats for Gastric Sleeve speak for themselves: 1 Month Weight-Loss is 22.5 lbs, 3 Month Weight-Loss is 41.53 lbs.
15. Pre-Op and Aftercare Support
Our surgeon liaison and nutritionist provide before and after surgery guidance. MBC Facebook group offers fantastic support for pre- and post-operative nutrition.
16. Patient Information Privacy
We’ve helped thousands of Patients Achieve Weight Loss Success. Learn More. Contact us to see what weight loss surgery can do for you and what we have to offer. We use HIPAA compliant forms to protect patient information.
Would You Recommend MBC to a Friend?
We ask our prior gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, mini bypass, duodenal switch and revisional surgery patients if they’d refer Mexico Bariatric Center to a Friend. The answers are surprisingly high, over 97% of respondents say they would recommend MBC to a friend.
From these surveys, we get a lot of positive responses and we also receive a lot of useful feedback to improve our patient care and communication. View our latest review results here.
Mexico Bariatric Center’s success is owed to its loyal patient community. We thrive on referrals as more than 50% of the new patients are recommended by our past patients.
MBC’s award-winning patient coordinators in the U.S. as well as Mexico, skilled and experienced surgical teams, dedicated bariatric hospital, before and after care with our surgeon liaison and nutritionist, years of experience in medical tourism contributes to patients experience and success.
Join the MBC family today! Let’s us help you with this life-changing journey!!!