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Dr. Arturo Martinez is a leading and international medical expert in the field of Bariatric and Laparoscopic surgery in Mexico and Madrid, Spain and maintains offices at the Obesity Control Center in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Arturo Martinez completed his medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Medical Faculty in Baja California, México. He finished a residency in General Surgery at the Centro Medico Nacional De Especialidades “La Raza,” Instituto Mexicano Del Seguro Social in Mexico and a medical internship in the Hospital General de Tijuana, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California in Tijuana, Mexico. In addition to these placements, Dr. Arturo Martinez also completed a fellowship specializing in Laparoscopic Surgery at the Hospital General de Zona No. 24, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, México, Distrito Federa. Dr. Arturo Martinez furthered his training in Laparoscopic procedures with advanced training in Madrid, Spain and enhanced his knowledge of Lapband and obesity treatments with study at the Grupo Laparoscopico de Baja California in 2002. Dr. Arturo Martinez maintains many prestigious certifications and appointments that are both academic and professional. He became board certified in General Surgery in 1999 and is medically licensed to perform General Surgery procedures. From 2002-2003, Dr. Arturo Martinez was an Assistant Professor of Basic and Advance Laparoscopic Surgery at the North Western Training Center, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social in Tijuana Baja California, México. Currently, he holds the position of Assistant Professor for Adjustable Gastric Band Placement Surgery and follow-up training at the Obesity Control Center in Tijuana Mexico and has been honored to train US surgeons in the techniques of Lapband surgery as an Assistant Professor at the Laparoscopic Group of Baja California in Lapband workshops. Dr. Martinez has also bestowed the SRC International Centers of Excellence Surgeon award that is internationally recognized. Called on as an expert in the demonstration and discussion of Lapband surgical methods, Dr. Martinez is “the surgeon’s surgeon” and is responsible for training many other surgeons in Bariatric and Lapband procedures. Dr. Martinez is a trusted source for those seeking weight loss management through Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Revision and Lapband surgical interventions and can be counted upon to bring indisputable experience and skill to patients seeking his medical services.