Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Tijuana Bariatrics Welcomes Dr. Luis Pasten to the Practice

July 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia and Dr. David Vazquez are pleased to welcome Dr. Luis Pasten to Tijuana Bariatrics.

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Bariatric Surgery and Fatty Foods: What to Avoid Eating after Surgery

July 23, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Our doctors at Tijuana Bariatrics review bariatric surgery and fatty foods and how the two are not beneficial for each other.

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Beyond Overeating: The Causes of Obesity

July 20, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

There are several possible causes of obesity beyond overeating. Understanding these causes can help bariatric surgery patients succeed in the long term.

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve (SILS) Recovery

July 12, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

One of the benefits of single incision laparoscopic sleeve (SILS) surgery is its shorter, more comfortable recovery period.

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How Obesity Inhibits Exercise

July 5, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity Bariatric Surgery

Let's explore how obesity inhibits exercise and how obesity treatment from our team at Tijuana Bariatrics can help overcome these challenges.

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Is Bariatric Surgery Safe for Patients with Cirrhosis?

June 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Cirrhosis Bariatric Surgery

Can people with cirrhosis safely undergo bariatric surgery? The weight loss surgeons at our practice consider these issues and more.

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How Bariatric Surgery Affects Absorption of Medication

June 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can have some impact on the absorption of medications and various drugs. Let's explore the issue in more detail.

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What Are the Risks of Duodenal Switch Surgery?

June 20, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Duodenal Switch

Duodenal switch surgery can help with weight loss goals, but it carries some risks. Let's take a moment to consider the possible duodenal switch risks.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Need for Hip Replacement?

June 9, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Can bariatric surgery reduce the need for hip replacement? Our doctors at Tijuana Bariatrics answer questions such as this during your consultation.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Need for Knee Replacement?

May 31, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Arthritis Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can reduce the severity of osteoarthritis later in life. Surgical weight loss could prevent the need for knee and joint replacement.

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