We are honored that you have taken the time to learn more about Dr. Fernando Garcia and the passion he has for transforming the lives of his patients. For years, Dr. Garcia has made helping those who battle with excess weight his highest professional priority. Not only do his patients respect him for his extraordinary work, but they trust him wholeheartedly with their lives. To his patients, Dr. Garcia isn't just an excellent bariatric surgeon in Tijuana; he is a voice of encouragement and hope, a confidant, and a valued friend.

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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. *Note: There is no guarantee of Specific Results. Results can vary for each individual.

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Getting to Know Dr. Garcia

Dr. Fernando GarciaPatient safety, comfort, and education are Dr. Garcias' utmost priority. At Tijuana Bariatrics, we want you to feel confident in the team of highly qualified specialists, as well as in your weight loss treatment plan. Bariatric surgery requires a substantial commitment from both the doctor and patient. Both the weight loss specialist at Tijuana Bariatrics and the surgical team of Dr. Garcia will devote themselves fully to listening to your needs and concerns, carefully evaluating your health, and configuring a treatment plan that is right for you. Even after you leave the medical care and direct supervision of Dr. Garcia, Tijuana Bariatrics will always be there for you, whenever you need us, to lend guidance, support, and a helping hand.

What Sets Dr. Garcia Apart

Dr. Garcia believes that no one deserves to be weighed down in life by excess pounds. This is why he works with all types of obese patients, including high risk cases that other surgeons might reject. His willingness to accept patients with a BMI of 80 or higher and perform revision surgery truly distinguishes Dr. Garcia from other surgeons. The highly trained weight management professionals at Tijuana Bariatrics understand that your weight loss journey may be full of physical and emotional ups and downs, and we are here to remind you every step of the way that the journey is one well worth making.

Training and Experience

As the former medical chief of a local hospital in Tijuana, and a current professor of advanced laparoscopy at the University of Tijuana Medical School, Dr. Garcia understands the importance of furthering his knowledge, honing his surgical skills, and educating others about their health and technological advances. His attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness are unparalleled. Dr. Garcia has been in the medical field for nearly two decades, has been specializing in bariatric and metabolic treatment for eight years and has performed over 6,500 bariatric surgeries. During this time, Dr. Garcia has received training in:

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Complications
  • Mechanical Stapling
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Completed a fellowship in Gastric Sleeve

Contact Dr. Garcia through the Coordination Team at Tijuana Bariatrics Today!

Our highly trained weight management professionals would be more than happy to discuss weight loss surgery options that best fit your individual and unique needs. Not every bariatric treatment is right for everyone; by evaluating your medical history and your personal needs, our experienced bariatric coordinators working directly with the surgeons, can help you determine which method of medical weight loss is most likely to help you shed pounds and reclaim your confidence.