Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

The Benefits of Traveling to Mexico for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

February 25, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Medical Tourism

By traveling to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery, patients benefit from the exchange rate, use of flexible spending accounts (FSAs), and state-of-the-art medical care.

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Gastric Sleeve and Heartburn: Patient Information

February 21, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Acid Reflux

Gastric sleeve may not improve issues with heartburn or acid reflux (GERD). This form of bariatric surgery can potentially make issues worse.

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What Can Cause Gastric Sleeve to Fail?

February 17, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Complications

Gastric sleeve surgery can fail as a result of leaks, GERD, and weight regain. Your bariatric surgeon can suggest corrective weight loss surgery options.

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