Doctor Arturo Armando Cazarez Ramirez is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in bariatric and laparoscopic surgical techniques and practices at the Pompeii Surgical Center in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Arutro Cazarez Ramirez has been a laparoscopic surgeon for over ten years, focusing on bariatric surgery for more than six years. Doctor Ramirez is an award-winning surgeon who received his medical degree and education from the prestigious Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo School of Medicine, one of the oldest educational institutions and universities in Mexico. Dr. Ramirez studied under the tutelage of Dr. Juan Corvola, a leader in bariatric surgery. Since completing his education, training, and residency, Doctor Arturo Armando Cazarez Ramirez has performed over 500 bariatric and metabolic operations and works closely alongside of Dr. Valenzuela who has performed over 2,500 weight loss surgeries and is considered to be one of the best bariatric surgeons in Mexico. The procedure that Doctor Arturo Armando Cazarez Ramirez focuses on most extensively and has acquired the highest skill in executing is the Gastric Sleeve Placement surgery, and patients wishing to enlist Dr. Ramirez as their bariatric surgeon will be offered their procedures for weekend scheduling only, as a general rule. This is because Doctor Arturo Armando Cazarez Ramirez, due to his skill set and being in high demand, also co-currently holds the position of Chief of Surgery at the Hospital ISSTECALI a large and busy regional medical center in Tijuana, Mexico. Doctor Arturo Armando Cazarez Ramirez is especially experienced in caring for high-risk patients and surgical candidates. Patients visiting the Pompeii Surgical Center can expect to find highly qualified surgeons such as Dr. Ramirez, flexible surgery scheduling and an array of surgical procedures that will reliably meet their weight loss needs and include Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Banding, RNY Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch and Revision surgeries (Gastric Band to Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass Revision and Gastric Sleeve to Duodenal Switch).