Obesity Control Centre (OCC) is one of the world’s leading facility for weight loss surgery, having performed over 20,000 weight loss procedures. They have state of the art facilities, and the safety and most efficient techniques in the industry. This Mexican weight loss surgery center exclusively focuses on gastric surgery and other weight management solutions and are committed to providing unsurpassed safety and care for every patient. OCC was founded in 2004 and over the years, they have perfected many additional techniques, revolutionized tracking, wellness, and educational programs, hence being considered an expert in Healthcare Tourism and traveling patient-specific needs.
This Mexican weight loss surgery center exclusively focuses on gastric surgery and other weight management solutions and are committed to providing unsurpassed safety and care for every patient. OCC was founded in 2004 and over the years, they have perfected many additional techniques, revolutionized tracking, wellness, and educational programs, hence being considered an expert in Healthcare Tourism and traveling patient-specific needs.
OCC is one of the most certified surgeons and Bariatric hospital countries in the world such as the Mexican Council of Health and the Joint Commission International (JCI). This has made it be designated as an SRC International Centre of Excellence, which means that they have surpassed the highest international surgical standards of which 95% of American hospitals can’t reach. They provide gastric plication, gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, Lap Band, weight loss surgery revision, and metabolic surgeries,
The medical team is led by renowned surgeons, i.e., Dr. Ortiz and Dr. Martinez, who have dedicated their lives to performing weight loss procedures. Dr. Ortiz is well known for Research and Collaborations with top manufacturers in the industry, and he devised an OCC App which is a postoperative program software named The OCC Tracing and Education Program where it tracks the patient’s weight and general well-being and also reports 24/7 real-time staff facilitation and communication. He is now focusing on creating an industry that has the excellent follow-up and post-op program in the world which will be linking up to your smart scale and wristband and reports real-time progress and metrics such as Total Body Water, Body Fat Percentage, Lean Mass and any other relevant information. This will enable the medical team to analyze it and immediately take action if necessary.
There is a world-class surgical team, i.e., medical technicians and personnel such as cardiologists, anesthetists, nutritionist and follow-up physician, who are specialized in their field. The entire team understands that individuals are different; hence they will take time to know you and walk alongside you in every way including addressing family and financial needs as necessary. The doctor evaluates a patient before surgery.
OCC ensures that your stay in Mexico is pleasant and you are comfortable as you need. They book your stay a five-star hotel which is located about 30 minutes from the San Diego airport. The hospital will offer ground transportation from the airport to the hospital where you will be prepared for surgery and meet the surgeons and anesthetist. The surgery is mostly done the following day after your arrival, and the cost will differ depending on the type of surgery done, although it is quite affordable when compared to prices charged by American hospitals. They do offer third-party financing options so that you can get a procedure done within your budget.
- Dr. Ariel Ortiz – Bariatric Surgeon
- Dr. Arturo Martinez – Bariatric Surgeon
Pricing: Pricing for gastric sleeve surgery runs typically runs around $7,000-9,000 for gastric sleeve surgery. The cost of surgery with Obesity Control Center also includes:
- Three surgeon team, including an anesthesiologist
- Operating room costs
- All preoperative evaluations
- Surgical materials
- Transportation to and from the airport
- Fill adjustments and follow up care
- Stay at a local 5 star hotel
Address: Leona Vicario 1510, Zona Urbana Rio, Tijuana, B.C., México 22010
Thank you and all of your staff for making me feel safe, welcome, and glad I made this decision. I hold you and my experience in the highest regard and would recommend you to anyone considering weight loss surgery. In a way, I’m glad my insurance said no. I’m confident I had the elite experience available at OCC that I would have missed here in the States. Not to mention, I got to meet the Silver Fox!! 😘