Traveling for bariatric surgery procedures in Mexico from countries like the United States or Canada is an example of medical tourism. Where one travels abroad to other countries to seek medical facility or health care due to its cheaper cost.
The surgery we will focus here is weight loss surgery in Mexico. Where surgeons perform bariatric surgery for obese people to help solve their health problems. Patients usually come to our Mexico bariatric surgery here located on the right off the borders next to San Diego.
Types of Bariatric Surgery Procedures in Mexico
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Sleeve Surgery, or vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG), is a bariatric surgery procedure that permanently reduces the stomach. Thus reduce the patient’s caloric intake. Gastric sleeve surgery becoming increasingly popular among patients and bariatric surgeons, read why here:
Gastric Bypass Surgery, or RNY gastric bypass, is a long term weight loss bariatric procedure that produces high expected weight loss. Gastric bypass is the most prominent bariatric surgeries that have the least risks. Read more at:
Duodenal Switch Surgery
Duodenal Switch Surgery, or vertical sleeve gastrectomy with duodenal switch. Is a very powerful weight loss surgery aimed to provide very high expected weight loss. Read why so many patients are considering duodenal switch surgery:
Gastric Banding Surgery
Gastric Banding Surgery, known under its brand names Lap-Band or REALIZE band. Is a bariatric surgery that uses an implant to restrict the size of a patient’s stomach. Similar to the gastric balloon. Read more at:
Gastric Sleeve Plication
Gastric Sleeve Plication, or Gastric Plication, is a new bariatric surgery that aims to be just like gastric sleeve. Read more about this new surgery here:
Revision Surgeries is where our board-certified surgeons can repair, revise or rescue a failing weight loss surgery. Our team can handle even the hardest surgery types, including gastric banding to gastric sleeve and gastric sleeve to gastric bypass.
Metabolic Surgery is the preferred surgery to repair heart disease or metabolic syndrome. Gastric Bypass has been shown to reduce type 2 diabetes by 80%. Duodenal switch has been shown to reduce type 2 diabetes by 90%.