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Dr. Mariano Covarrubias is a bariatric and laparoscopic surgical expert with over 17 years of professional medical experience and is based in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias completed his medical degree at the Faculty of Medicine and Medical General at UABC and has been President of the College of General Surgeons in Tijuana, Mexico since 2007. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias obtained specialized training in the management of obesity through laparoscopic procedures while completing a Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Obesity from Xochicalcos University from 2002-2004. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias also participated in a residency program at the General Hospital of Tijuana while studying General Surgery techniques. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias received certification by the Mexican Council Of General Surgery in 2009, and currently, Dr. Mariano Covarrubias practices at the Regional General Hospital IMSS Tijuana in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias offers patients weight loss solutions through state of the art laparoscopic procedures that include a Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, and Lap-Band placement. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias provides patients with these options at the technologically advanced private medical center known as “A Lighter Me” but is also skilled in hernia repair, colon surgery, and Laparoscopic Gynecological procedures. Dr. Covarrubias is one of the leading providers also of robotic surgical techniques and received early training in this type of operation in 1999. Dr. Mariano Covarrubias practices with Dr. Lopez Corvala, even a skilled General Surgeon, in the Regional General Hospital of The Social Security Mexican Institute where in addition to the specialized bariatric and weight loss surgeries he performs, is also responsible for a wide array of general surgery solutions. With over 3,000 bariatric based surgeries performed in his home base of Tijuana, Mexico, Dr. Mariano Covarrubias can provide patients with an impressive resume of medical experience and expertise to ensure the successful outcome of their surgical journey.