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With permission from local health care experts, our practice will remain open with limited hours. Please contact us today, as our hours may have changed to ensure the safety of our clients. Our priority is the safety of our team, our clients, and our community. Our practice is temporarily closed, but you can still contact our team and book your surgery for the coming months!

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Safe and Affordable Bariatric Surgery Quality Care at Low Prices

For patients struggling with obesity, bariatric surgery combined with diet and exercise can offer incredible results. Tijuana Bariatrics congratulates you on taking the first step towards reclaiming your health and living the life you deserve. With Tijuana Bariatrics®, you have access to a preferred provider network of highly trained doctors and nutritionists. Patients can undergo a variety of procedures coordinated through Tijuana Bariatrics, including gastric bypass surgerysleeve gastrectomy, and LAP-BAND® surgery.

By undergoing treatment in Tijuana, Mexico, you can receive care from a board-certified surgeon at much more affordable prices than in the U.S. At CER Hospital, a bariatric surgery center in Tijuana, your weight loss surgeon has access to advanced technology and can provide safe, effective treatment at prices you can afford.* 

Treatment can also be coordinated in Monterrey, Mexico.

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A Common Destination for Americans Looking for Bariatric Surgery in Tijuana

American's looking for bariatric surgery in Tijuana often choose Tijuana Bariatrics. We're a common destination because of our years of experience and ability of our team of surgeons.

Why Patients Choose Us

Safety

Tijuana Bariatrics arranges care at CER Hospital, which meets all of the safety standards of U.S. hospitals, and the medical tourism staff arranges every aspect of your stay in Tijuana to ensure your security.

Affordability

For a variety of reasons, health care costs in Mexico are significantly less than those in the U.S. By traveling less than three miles south of the border, you can receive care from a board-certified surgeon in a state-of-the-art facility for a fraction of the cost.

Full Service

Treatment through Tijuana Bariatrics includes more than just your surgery. The patient service team will arrange for a chauffeur service to take you between the San Diego International Airport and the surgery center, and for you to spend your recovery at the Marriott Hotel in Tijuana.

Results

Our doctors produce excellent results through weight loss surgery. If your weight has become a serious health concern, bariatric surgery coordinated by Tijuana Bariatrics can give you a new lease on life.*

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Lisa Shriver

June 2019

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My surgery was May 14, 2019. I had absolutely no complications. All accommodations including transportation, hotel , hospital stay was excellent!! All hospital staff was very caring and responded to any requests/ concerns immediately! I would 100% recommend Dr. Garcia to anyone considering weight loss surgery!

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Heather Gibbens

June 2019

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This was the best experience I could have hoped for. The hospital was clean and safe. The staff was amazing, kind, attentive, and knowledgeable. Highly recommend them to anyone considering bariatric surgery.

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Take Advantage of Medical Tourism

Located directly south of San Diego, CA, Tijuana is becoming increasingly popular as a destination for medical tourism. The network of physicians coordinating with Tijuana Bariatrics provides care at CER Hospital. This facility is equipped with tools and technology that meet the same rigorous standards as hospitals in the United States.

Tijuana Bariatrics is pleased to perform all bariatric procedures at the newly upgraded CER Hospital. With the newest upgrades, the hospital is in process of being accredited with the Joint Commission International (JCI) certification. JCI provides the highest standards of sanitization and the best protocol to prevent infection. We want to give our patients a world-class destination for weight loss surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. Our team will provide the best comfort and safety for our patients by using this state-of -the-art facility.

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When you decide to travel to Tijuana for bariatric care, you will begin your journey by flying to San Diego International Airport. From the moment you land, all of your needs will be accommodated. Your surgical package includes a chauffeur service, as well as several nights at a nearby Marriott Hotel. In addition, medical tourism insurance is now included in every surgery package at no extra charge. By choosing Tijuana Bariatrics, you can experience safe, high-quality care from a board-certified surgeon and enjoy the comfort of luxury accommodations near the beach in beautiful Tijuana. 

Treatment can also be arranged in Monterrey, Mexico.

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If you have already tried diet and exercise for weight loss, but you just can't seem to achieve the results you need, bariatric surgery might be the right choice for you. Weight loss surgeries like gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy can help you lose weight and improve your quality of life.*

Bariatric surgery in the U.S. can be very expensive. However, just a few minutes south of the border, a doctor working with Tijuana Bariatrics can perform the same procedures with the same tools and techniques at a significantly lower cost. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact us online or call (800) 308-3607. You can also choose to arrange for treatment in Monterrey, Mexico.

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An amazing experience, as a nurse- the doctors, nurses & support staff were all top notch. I was beyond impressed. Jess Brown, Real Patient, 2018

Not Sure Which Procedure Is Right For You? Tijuana Bariatrics Can Help

Thanks to modern advancements, there are now many different surgical options for patients struggling with weight loss. This is great news, but researching all of the different procedures and trying to figure out which one is right for you can feel overwhelming.

Dr. Fernando Garcia is a board-certified bariatric surgeon working with Tijuana Bariatrics who has experience in the most state-of-the-art weight loss surgeries. He can make expert recommendations based on your body and your weight loss needs. If you are ready to learn more about how Tijuana Bariatrics can help you, contact us online or give us a call at (800) 308-3607. Patients can also choose to arrange for treatment in Monterrey.

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What Sets Tijuana Bariatrics Apart?

By choosing Tijuana Bariatrics, patients have access to board-certified doctors and a highly educated medical staff. You will also benefit from continuous post-operative medical care in a private hospital room. A limited number of surgeries are performed at the bariatric hospital each day so patients can expect to receive focused, personalized care at affordable prices. All patient meals are included in your surgery package. You can also take advantage of continuous post-operative nutritional counseling and a private online support group to help you achieve your weight loss goals.*

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Meet Dr. Fernando Garcia

Dr. Fernando Garcia has over a decade of experience in bariatric surgery. Additionally, he serves as professor of advanced laparoscopic surgery at Universidad Autonoma de Baja California and worked for 10 years at Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social. As someone who has undergone his own weight loss journey, Dr. Garcia is genuinely invested in ensuring his patients feel comfortable under his care while helping them transform their bodies, health, and lives.

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Real Patient Stories

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Alicia Garcia

2017

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Had the best experience with the whole staff, everyone was so amazing and took good care of me. I like how everything was super clean and my room was amazing..Glad I made the decision to go with Dr. Garcia, Thank You for everything

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Carrie Sigler

2018

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Amazing. Friendly, personal, family oriented, and smrt as a whip. Great team. You will feel comfortable and be treated like the most important person in the world. Absolutely incredible experience.

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Care Beyond Surgery

Surgery is just the beginning of your weight loss journey. To lose weight and keep it off, you will need to lead a healthy lifestyle, including eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise. Ms. Cardona and Dr. Velazco can provide you with personalized plans for your nutrition and for your recovery from surgery so that you can achieve the best possible results.*

In addition to attention from Ms. Cardona and Dr. Velazco, patients who have had weight loss surgery through Tijuana Bariatrics are also placed in an online support group, so you can weather the highlights and challenges of life after surgery alongside others who are having a similar experience.

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The medical professionals working with Tijuana Bariatrics are alumni and faculty of some of Mexico's most prestigious universities, including:
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Dr. Garcia has performed thousands of successful bariatric surgeries, even on patients who are not considered candidates at other practices, whether due to an extremely high BMI or other factors. He has received extensive and specialized training in obesity treatment, bariatrics, and laparoscopic procedures. His technical skills in a number of procedures allow him to meet a wide range of patient needs.

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Success with the Help of Tijuana Bariatrics

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The reviews and testimonials from patients who received care by doctors working with Tijuana Bariatrics speak for themselves. Dr. Garcia has earned highly positive feedback for his work in gastric bypass surgerygastric sleeve procedures, and other bariatric treatments.*

Ready to find out why so many patients have such high praise for the care coordinated by Tijuana Bariatrics? To ask questions about these services, or to arrange for your weight loss journey to begin, contact us today by filling out an online form or calling (800) 308-3607.

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Reviews from Patients

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Jose Garcia

April 5, 2019

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Amazing experience. I’d go there in a heart beat. The hospital is very clean and the staff is amazing. They tend to your every need.

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Brad Humphrey

April 2, 2019

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Excellent experience, My wife had it done with DR Garcia 8 years ago and now it's my turn. Attentive staff, Clean Hospital and now I start a new life. 11 days out I have lost 16 Lbs.

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Tijuana Bariatrics

The network of physicians coordinating with Tijuana Bariatrics performs a wide range of services, including bariatric surgery. By choosing Tijuana Bariatrics, you can experience safe care from a board-certified surgeon in luxury accommodations.

For more information, fill out this online form or call (800) 308-3607  today.

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Tijuana Office

Diego Rivera 2386, Ste 502
Zona Urbana Río Tijuana
Tijuana, BCN 22010

Open Today 9:00am - 8:00pm

Tijuana Bariatrics Informational Phone Line

2534 State Street
Ste 417
San Diego, CA 92101

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* no surgery procedures provided at this location

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2534 State Street
Ste 417
San Diego, CA 92101

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