Mexico Bariatric Surgeon
Avenida Revolución, 688-A Zona Centro
Tijuana, Quintana Roo MX
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4 out of 5 stars Intragastric Balloon

34 - Single No Kids and an Insatiable Appetite!!! - Mexico

There was very little discussion of pre-procedure eating plan. I ate liquids only for 48hours before flying down. The process was simple. I met at the consultation center and was weighed and made my final payment. Then I was transported over to the hospital. I was given a room with a safe for my valuables and it had a private restroom and hospital bed that had an air compression bed that was amazingly comfortable. I was taken up to prep. Given my IV and meds in it, I was given 2 1/2 saline bottles which helped my hydration and I think helped with recovery the next two days. The doctor was helpful and they gave me my diet for discharge and I was transported back to the airport and flew home. I didn't have any issues with my return flight or pain.

Nervous *Orbera Procedure* - Garden City NY

Hello all. I am a 28 year old female who has struggled all my life with my weight. I have been up and down between 175 to 190. Now weighting 215 the heaviest I have ever been! I've seen a doctor and found out that I am the border of hypothyroidism. She basically said I have hypothyroidism but I am just touching number wise. So she didn't think it was smart to start me on any medication being...

5 out of 5 stars Sleeve Gastrectomy

The Absolute Best Experience Before, During and After Surgery! - Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Verboonen, Sheri Burke and staff have been absolutely amazing! I am almost 2 years post op and I still receive messages asking how I'm doing! The care before, during and after my procedure has gone above and beyond my expectations. I thank them for helping me take the first step in regaining control of my life!

surgery day! - Mexico

Today is my sleeve day! I am in Cancun, will be picked up at 8:30 am to go to Hospital Victoria, Surgeon Dr. Verboonen. So far every thing has went smoothly. My medical facilitator is Sheri Burke of International Medical Facilitators. She has been very prompt with contacting me with plans for the trip, pre op diet, Transportation, etc. I am a low bmi at 5'8" and 215.4 lbs. After pre op...

Happy to Have the Surgery but Terrified to Fly - Mexico

I'm 5 foot 2 and right now weigh about 290 pounds and I'm 60 years old. I've struggled with my weight most of my adult life but the last several years I just can't get it under control. I'm really tired of being so overweight and I'd like to spend the senior years of my life better able to enjoy myself. I love to travel by car but recently my feet and legs have been swelling when I'm traveling...

54 Mid Life Change Married 2 Sons - Mexico

Haven't met the doctor yet but Laura Padilla Patient Coordinator bariatric Mexico takes all my information relays it to the doctor any questions I my have we communicate by phone or email so I am satisfied with all she had done . I have talked to my Dr. Jaswal here in the states he has agreed to my after care so I am relieved .Dr. Verboonen office will send medical records to him.

5 out of 5 stars Sleeve Gastrectomy

31 Year Old Mom Sleeved Across the Border - Mexico

Dr. Verboonen was very personable and checked on my and the other clients several times. His team is very caring and they do a wonderful job offering support and encouragement. His Nursing team was wonderful, they are so dedicated. They don't do surgeries every day so when there is a surgery the nurses stay there around the clock so I had the same nurses the entire time I was there. I was up walking several times the same day after my surgery. My surgery went very smooth and was finished in 40 mins.

Better Than Ever Boobs and Hello Flat Tummy! - Tijuana, Mexico

I made a you tube video with the same title, in case you wanna watch. Let's see, I have a gastric band for about 10 years. I need to get my access port replaced so I thought I would get the tummy tuck and breast lift I have wanted since I had my first in my 20's. I'm 45 now so this has been a long wait. I started saving money about 6 years ago and finally have enough (when combined with my...

5 out of 5 stars Sleeve Gastrectomy

My VSG Journey with Dr. Sergio Verboonen - Cancun, MX

He was a great doctor and very helpful in explaining thing, follow-up was great.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

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Dr. Verboonen has hospital affiliations at INT Hospital - Tijuana, Obesity Good Bye Surgical Center - Tijuana, Hospiten Hospital - Cancun, and Victoria Surgical Center - Cancun.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, UNAM, Mexico
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Laparoscopic Surgery, The General Hospital of The Secretary of Health

Treatments offered at Bariatric Mexico

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Realistically, after getting the gastric sleeve, how many pounds will be dropped by 4 weeks post surgery?

I see on average about 50 patients a months for the last 20+ years and historically I've see patients loose anywhere from 15 to 25 pounds per month.... READ MORE

Im scheduled for lipo, and want to lose weight. Is it a good idea to also get the intragastric balloon? (Photo)

I recommend to drop the weight first. You can have the Gastric Spatz3 Balloon placed which will give you up to a year of weight loss. I've done... READ MORE

Do I qualify for bariatric surgery with parent consent? I'm 16 yrs old, 170/180 lbs and pre-diabetic.

Absolutely. For anyone under the age of 18 to have surgery in Mexico, all you would need is to bring a notarized letter from your patients stating... READ MORE

I'm 5' 1/2" female, 49 years old and weigh 185 pounds. I have high blood pressure. Am I a candidate for the gastric sleeve?

Absolutely. A BMI over 30 is considered obese and you would be immediately eligible for an affordable Gastric Sleeve in Mexico. FYI, having surgery in... READ MORE

How Much Does Stomach Stapling Cost?

A Gastric Sleeve in Mexico can run you anywhere from $3,899 to $8000. When looking out of the country for this type of procedure, make sure you look... READ MORE

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