Severe obesity is a chronic condition that is hard to treat with diet and exercise alone. Bariatric surgery is an operation on the stomach that helps patients with extreme obesity to lose weight. This surgery is an option for people who can not lose weight by other means or who suffer from serious health problems related to obesity.

Restrictive surgeries shrink the size of the stomach which reduces the amount of food it can hold. This makes you feel full when eating much sooner than you did before surgery.

The surgery restricts food intake, which helps weight loss. Some surgeries also interrupt how food is digested, preventing some calories and nutrients, such as vitamins, from being absorbed. Recent studies suggest that bariatric surgery may even lower death rates for patients with severe obesity. The best results occur when patients follow surgery with healthy eating patterns and regular exercise.

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Combination Restrictive and Malabsorption – When surgery combines both restrictive and malabsorption techniques, it is known as a “combination” procedure. Most types of bariatric surgery carry at least a small element of both components, but the following established surgeries achieve a notable portion of weight loss from each…


Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

You may be a candidate for weight loss surgery if:

  • You’re an overweight adult, especially if you have a weight-related condition, such as type 2 diabetes.
  • You know the risks and benefits.
  • You’re ready to adjust how you eat after the surgery.
  • You’re committed to making lifestyle changes to keep the weight off.
  • All types of bariatric surgery work in one of 2 ways…

Affordable Weight Loss Surgery

Tijuana and Cancun have rapidly become the preferred destinations for the Medical Traveler from the US and Canada, seeking affordable and effective weight loss surgery in Mexico. Our Bariatric Team operates in Tijuana, Mexico but we also have surgery dates twice a month in Cancun where our entire team travels for patients who prefer the destination Cancun for their bariatric surgery.

We have Cancun and Tijuana itineraries mapped out for you to better understand “how it all works”.


Find the Right Weight Loss Procedure

Every patient is unique and there are several weight loss procedures available to meet the individual requirements for a successful weight loss surgery in Mexico. After careful examination of your health form, your surgeon will recommend one of the following weight loss procedures:

  • Gastric Balloon
  • Lap Band
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Full Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastric Plication Surgery
  • Conversion or Revision Surgery
  • Duodenal Switch Surgery

Next Steps:

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  • Receive a free quote within 12 hours
  • Fill out the health form
  • Surgical Team will review your records
  • We help arranging your travel logistics
  • Medical Treatment
  • Return home
  • Continued Support

International Patient Facilitators in Cancun and Tijuana, Mexico understand that surgery can be a stressful event. That is the reason why we have very clearly designed a surgical experience that is organized and step oriented. When you know what’s to come, you can better envision your surgery plan and the stress level is much more bearable. Our goal is to provide patients with the information they require to make a well informed and educated decision to have their surgery organized through us. We run the most transparent program in all of Mexico.

Sheri Burke and Dr. Sergio Verboonen discuss the weight loss surgery, medical tourism program in Mexico. Also discussed are the different weight loss procedures such as Gastric Balloon, Lap Band, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Plication, Mini Bypass, Full Bypass, and how the program works in Cancun and Tijuana Mexico.


Discover the Safest Bariatric Surgery

Explore surgical weight loss treatment options at International Patient Facilitators. With specialty in gastric sleeve and bariatric surgery, our weight loss program can help you reduce unhealthy weight in the safest and most comfortable way.

International Patient Facilitator can take care of everything – from helping you explore your options to surgery and continued support. Contact us to find out more, and make your weight loss surgery less stressful.

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