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Dr. Jose Rodriguez has been called “a great surgeon” by his patients who also praise his “bedside manner” as “caring, informative and realistic.” Such accolades bring dependable insight into the expertise and compassion Dr. Jose Rodriguez has been able to provide his bariatric surgery clients with. Dr. Jose Rodriguez practices in Tijuana, Mexico at the INT Hospital as a bariatric surgeon, performing such life-altering procedures as Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Lap-Band placement for patients seeking help for morbid obesity. Dr. Jose Rodriguez received his medical degree from the University of Nuevo Leon in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Dr. Jose Rodriguez also completed his residency there in general surgery and then went on to pursue training in the sub- a specialty of gastroenterological surgery in the U.S.A. In addition to this, Dr. Rodriguez obtained an education in the Swedish Gastric Adjustable Band system and obtained prestigious American based training at the University of Pittsburgh, receiving certification as a Bariatric Surgeon and participated in postgraduate studies in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Texas. In 2002, Dr. Jose Rodriguez traveled to Lyon, France for Midband (Adjustable band) training and in 2004 completed an Interventional Endoscopy course in the Maastricht, Netherlands. Dr. Jose Rodriguez maintains an international presence in the field of bariatric and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgical techniques and attends conferences all over the world to stay at the forefront of his profession, including the 1st Alpine Obesity Surgery Expert Meeting in Strasbourg, Switzerland. Dr. Jose Rodriguez’s professional memberships include the International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO), the Mexican Society of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE), the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Disease, and the Latinoiberoamerican Confraternity of Friends of Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Jose Rodriguez extensive experience and evident passion for his field ensure that Dr. Jose Rodriguez’s patients can expect to receive the utmost in skill and care when choosing Dr. Rodriguez as their weight loss surgeon.