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Dr. Alberto Carlos Costs and Bariatric Reviews

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Education & History

Dr. Alberto Carlos is a skilled bariatric and metabolic surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico, with over 1,600 successful weight reduction surgeries under his belt. He is not only a member of the Mexican Board of General Surgery, but he is also one of only 80 doctors who have been Board Certified in Bariatric Surgery.

He is also certified in several areas, including Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases. Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases AC extends this Certificate for having demonstrated the competence needed to practice Obesity and Metabolic Disease Surgery safely. In short, he is:

  • Medical degree from Tepic’s Autonomous University of Nayarit, México (2007)
  • Interned at the IMSS Regional General Hospital No. 1 in Tepic, Nayarit, from 2005 to 2006;
  • Completed a bariatric surgery fellowship from January 2014 to January 2015 at the Nephrology Institute Tijuana (INT) and Hospital Angeles Tijuana.
  • Young bariatric surgeon with over 8 years of experience.
  • Over 6,000 bariatric procedures have been performed.
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Have received American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Certification.
  • The Baja California College of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery has certified him.
  • Received Mexican College of Surgery certification.
  • Former Red Cross trauma surgeon.

Procedures Performed

Dr. Alberto Carlos is a General Surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Surgery who has performed nearly 5,000 successful bariatric surgeries. The procedures performed by him includes:

  • Gastric Sleeve: A procedure that can shrink the stomach by up to 85%. This procedure works by removing the stomach in a “sleeve” shape forever.
  • Gastric Bypass: This procedure works by “bypassing” the main stomach while creating a smaller pouch that will function as the replacement stomach.
  • Revision Surgery: This procedure is performed when a patient requires a second bariatric surgery procedure.
  • Intragastric Balloon: This procedure is a non-surgical option for losing weight.


Many potential bariatric patients think that low-cost medical services are inferior to high-cost medical services. This is clearly not the case. Though Dr. Alberto Carlos is a skilled general and bariatric surgeon, he believes in providing his services at reasonable prices. In fact, the low costs of bariatric surgery provided by him do not diminish the quality of services offered. His pricing plans include $4,499 for Gastric Sleeve, $5,499 for Gastric Bypass, and $5,399 for Mini Gastric Bypass. These pricing includes accommodation and transportation facilities.


Dr. Alberto Carlos is a skilled and caring surgeon with a good heart. He allows for the most amount of opportunity to hear from patients. His clinical evaluation is spot on. He avoids surgery as much as possible and does not perform needless procedures. And, after treatment, he calls the patients to check on their progress, which is a rare trait in surgeons nowadays. That’s why his patients rate him with 5 star rating for the services he offered.


Address:  Ave. Diego Rivera 2386 Ave, Diego Rivera 2386, 22320 Tijuana, B.C., Mexico

Phone: +1 833 463 9263


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