Mexico Bariatric Surgeons

Dr. Jorge Arturo Parra Costs and Bariatric Reviews

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Education & History

Dr. Parra earned his medical license in 2009 after studying medicine at the University of Guadalajara. In the initial two years of his career, he worked as an Assisting Surgeon at Weight Loss Team. He then traveled to Europe and completed a year-long Fellowship at the Autonoma University in Barcelona, Spain, earning a Master’s degree in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, which he applied to bariatrics.

He is the sole surgeon in Puerto Vallarta who holds a Master’s degree. When he came back from his fellowship, he joined Weight Loss Team as a full-time surgeon. In fact, he worked as a full-time surgeon at Weight Loss Team for the last four years. Dr. Parra has also taken the time during these four years to obtain his Diploma and Certification in Bariatric Surgery from the University Panamericana in Mexico City. In 2019, he received this degree. Thereafter, he has been performing Gastric Sleeve Revision, Gastric Sleeve, Sleeve to Mini Bypass and Bypass surgeries, as well as full RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery, for the last three years.

Procedures Performed

Dr. Parra has executed 100s of surgeries in Puerto Vallarta in the past 7 years, including Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Hernia Repair, and Bariatric Revision Surgery. Therefore, his procedures performed list comprise of:

  • Nutrition.
  • Internal Medicine.
  • Bariatric Psychology.

Surgery for Obesity includes:

  • Gastric bypass en and de roux
  • Gastric sleeve
  • Gastric mini-bypass
  • Band Retreat
  • Revision surgery

 Laparoscopic general surgery includes:

  • Achalasia (Heller’s myotomy)
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux
  • Colon and small intestine surgery


At the CMQ Riviera Nayarit Hospital in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Dr. Jorge Arturo Parra, Bariatric Surgeon at Weight Loss Team, performs all types of bariatric surgery. Dr. Jorge Arturo Parra has extensive experience in performing bariatric surgery at reasonable prices, such as gastric bypass for $6,300, gastric sleeve for $4,700, gastrointestinal surgery, revision surgery,  and hernia surgery.


While a few surgeons have flown in from Tijuana to continue operating on patients and then return to work during the week, there are only a few qualified surgeons who treat patients in Puerto Vallarta on a routine basis. Dr. Jorge Arturo Parra is among the most extremely educated and experienced bariatric surgeons in Puerto Vallarta. Furthermore, he works with the Weight Loss Team to ensure that patients have a positive life-changing weight loss journey and transformation. Dr. Parra is considered to be the top bariatric surgeon in Puerto Vallarta due to his education and dedication to his patients’ overall care and has been rated with five stars.


Address: Av. Francisco Villa 1749, Col. Villas Vallarta, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal

Phone: +52 (322) 226 6500


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