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Mexico Bariatric Surgeons

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Dr. Gilberto Ungson is a highly experienced surgeon who has been operating since 1991 and has acquired a subspecialty, in addition to his bariatric weight loss focus, in digestive track surgeries as well. Dr. Gilberto Ungson received his medical degree and education at the West Medical Center of IMSS, Guadalajara, Jalisco in 1990. Dr. Gilberto Ungson then went on to enjoy more specialized training from renowned medical centers participating in studies and programs at the…

Dr. Luis Cervantes is a highly skilled bariatric surgeon operating from Tijuana, Mexico in the accredited Hospital Guadalajara. Dr. Luis Cervantes specializes in performing Gastric Sleeve Placement services for patients seeking to transform their lives through minimally invasive surgical weight loss intervention. Dr. Luis Cervantes received his medical degree and education from the University of Nayarit from 2003-2007 and completed his residency and medical internship in general surgery at the General Hospital Zone #5 IMSS…

Dr. Ariel Ortiz is an extremely well respected and experienced surgeon who specializes in weight loss management techniques through bariatric procedures and was selected in Newsweek Magazine as one of the top surgeons in his field in 2011. Trained first as a general surgeon, Dr. Ariel Ortiz now has over 20 years experience in the bariatric surgery field. In the 1990’s Dr. Ortiz was one of the first group of surgeons practicing the relatively new…

Dr. Elias Ortiz is an extremely experienced bariatric surgeon that was born in Tijuana, Baja California, México. Dr. Elias Ortiz has over 15 years of medical experience and practices laparoscopic procedures designed to permanently control weight loss through surgical intervention. Dr. Elias Ortiz works out of the “A Lighter Me” surgical center in Tijuana, Mexico, and was recently featured in an article by Newsweek highlighting “Premier Surgeons of 2015”. Dr. Elias Ortiz obtained his medical…

Dr. Mariano Covarrubias is a bariatric and laparoscopic surgical expert with over 17 years of professional medical experience and is based in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias completed his medical degree at the Faculty of Medicine and Medical General at UABC and has been President of the College of General Surgeons in Tijuana, Mexico since 2007. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias obtained specialized training in the management of obesity through laparoscopic procedures while completing a Diploma in…

Dr. Miguel Montalvo is a bariatric surgeon practicing in Tijuana, Mexico at the “A Lighter Me” medical weight loss center. He specializes in performing laparoscopically assisted bariatric procedures that include Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy or VSG, Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass surgery or RNY, Mini Gastric Bypass or MGB and Revision surgeries. Dr. Miguel Montalvo received his medical training and degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the Baja California State University from 2000-2006 and completed his residency…

Dr. Francisco Zavalza is a Tijuana, Mexico based surgeon who has dedicated the bulk of his burgeoning practice and life to helping those with life-threatening weight management issues overcome them with bariatric interventional procedures. Dr. Francisco Zavalza decided to refine the focus of his surgical practice to concentrate on bariatric procedures when he witnessed the almost immediate and ultimately permanent change he could effect in people’s lives. Dr. Francisco Zavalza has been quoted as saying,…

Dr. Alberto Carlos Rivas is a Bariatric and Laparoscopic specialist surgeon based in Tijuana, Mexico who focuses on performing safe and state of the art weight loss surgeries in a technologically advanced hospital environment. Some of the weight loss procedures Dr. Alberto Carlos Rivas performs include Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch, SADI, Revisional Surgery and Cholecystectomy and Anti-Reflux Surgeries. Dr. Alberto Carlos Rivas’ extensive and prestigious work experience includes a post…

Dr. Hector Perez is a bariatric surgical expert and doctor operating in Cancun, Mexico. Dr. Hector Perez has performed over 3,000 surgeries with his team with a close to 0 percent complication rate. Dr. Hector Perez studied medicine and completed his degree in 2000 at the Mexican Faculty of Medicine, La Salle University in Mexico City. Upon graduating, Dr. Hector Perez completed an internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital at the University of Miami in the…

Dr. Sergio Verboonen is an extremely experienced bariatric weight loss surgeon who has performed over 10,000 bariatric procedures and has over 19 years experience in practicing medicine. Dr. Sergio Verboonen is considered a specialized expert in the placement of Adjustable Gastric Bands but is also skilled and greatly proficient in all other standard bariatric surgeries that include: Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass, Revision surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy and the less frequent Vertical Gastroplasty. Dr. Sergio Verboonen…