“The staff was friendly, the facility was nice and very clean. The service and attentive care were amazing! Not a single regret with my decision to go to Florence Hospital. I had surgery September 30th, 2021 and it’s been 11 months, but I’ve lost over 130 pounds! I’m no longer pre-diabetic and I feel so healthy and happy. Thank you!” – Jennifer Diaz

Choosing a Competent and Experienced Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

We recognize that selecting the right bariatric surgeon is a crucial decision, and our compassionate and knowledgeable team at Tijuana Bariatric Center is here to assist you every step of the way. When contemplating treatment in Tijuana, Mexico, patients are encouraged to consider various factors, including the surgeon's years of experience, education, and training background. Our team is readily available to address your inquiries, alleviate your concerns, and ensure a smooth and stress-free process throughout your decision-making journey.

Important Factors to Consider

Once you've decided that bariatric surgery is the path for you, your next step is to team up with our center to find the right surgeon. During this phase, feel free to ask questions about the doctor's experience and get to know them better. To put your mind at ease, you can also request before-and-after photos of previous patients. By getting to know the doctor, their approach, and their past work, you'll feel more comfortable and confident in making your decision. We're here to make this process as friendly and stress-free as possible!

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Common Questions to Ask

We believe in patients taking an active role in planning their treatment. To help guide your decision-making process, here are some valuable questions to consider asking your bariatric surgeon:

  • What is your level of experience in this field?
  • How many years have you been practicing bariatric surgery?
  • Have you received specialized training in this area?
  • Can I see before and after photos of your previous patients?
  • What do your past patients have to say about the results and quality of care they received?
  • How frequently do procedures require revisional surgery?
  • We encourage you to be informed and confident in your journey to a healthier you.

A Network of Vetted, Experienced Doctors

At Tijuana Bariatric Center, our network of doctors is carefully chosen for their dedication to quality care, extensive experience, and focus on delivering exceptional results. These practitioners adhere to rigorous standards, ensuring that you receive safe and effective care that is on par with surgeons in the United States. Our goal is to help you select a surgeon you can trust, someone who will make you feel comfortable and deliver life-changing results. When you travel to Mexico for your procedure, you can expect the same level of skill and commitment to your well-being as you would near your home.

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Meet Dr. Fernando Garcia A Trusted Pioneer in Advanced Bariatric Techniques

Dr. Garcia brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the field of bariatric surgery, boasting multiple prestigious Fellowships in gastric sleeve surgery, minimally invasive gastric bypass surgery, and LAP-Band procedures. His journey began with a Licensed Physician Degree from Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, followed by a rigorous General Surgery residency at Hospital General, endorsed by Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC). Dr. Garcia's commitment to excellence extends to his role as a professor of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, and he has dedicated over a decade of his career to the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social.

With an impressive track record of over 15,000 successful surgeries, Dr. Garcia has earned a reputation as a trusted pioneer in the industry, consistently delivering transformative results to patients on their weight loss journeys. Beyond his exceptional surgical skills, Dr. Garcia possesses a deep sense of compassion and empathy, informed by his own personal experience with weight loss. He understands the challenges and complexities that patients face and has designed a comprehensive weight loss program that goes beyond surgery, encompassing nutrition, exercise, emotional support, and thorough follow-up care. Dr. Garcia's unwavering mission is to empower patients to regain their vitality, self-esteem, and overall quality of life.

Superior Care at an Affordable Price

While bariatric surgery holds the potential to significantly improve one's quality of life, the overall treatment expenses in the United States can pose a significant barrier. Opting for a surgeon in Mexico allows patients to access life-transforming care at a more budget-friendly rate. In fact, for a fraction of the cost, patients can undergo a weight loss procedure conducted by a skilled and extensively experienced physician. We are dedicated to guaranteeing that every individual who reaches out to us receives nothing short of the highest standard of care.

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Get in Touch with Us

At Tijuana Bariatric Center, our mission is to assist patients in selecting a surgeon they can trust, someone who ensures their comfort and can bring about the transformative results they seek. Don't hesitate to reach out to us today through our online form or by giving us a call at 1 (800) 870-0577 to initiate the journey. We look forward to speaking with you.

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