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Your health and well-being are our top concern. Our team at Tijuana Bariatrics is working hard to ensure a clean environment for patients.
Whether you're visiting us for a consultation or a procedure, we're practicing clean habits to help you feel comfortable.
All of our staff are using the best COVID-19 protocols, equipment, controls, and precautionary measures, to prevent the transmission of the virus.

Our hospital, CER Hospital is currently in the process of being accredited byJoint Commission Accreditation (JCI). 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.

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The Advantages of Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery


Mini gastric bypass surgery is a modified version of gastric bypass surgery. At Tijuana Bariatrics, Dr. Fernando Garcia creates a small pouch in the upper part of the stomach, which is connected with the bowels to reduce absoption of nutrients. During mini gastric bypass, Dr. Garcia uses laparascopic tools so only a few incisions have to be made for surgery.

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The mini-gastric bypass is one of the bariatric procedures and that surgery is almost the same as the gastric bypass. We have to divide the stomach to lift a small pouch in the upper part, and we have to connect with the bowel a little bit longer to reduce the absorption of the foods or the meals. It's a little bit simpler than the gastric bypass; we only cut one part of the bowel. It's under laparoscopic surgery and usually we only use four or five incisions. The patients stay at the hospital three nights, like the gastric bypass and we discharge on the fourth night or evening. We leave the chain to see if any leakage, if there is any bleeding inside the abdomen, that way we can control it immediately. We remove the chain before discharging to the hotel. We visit at the hotel or in the consult here in the hospital, and we remove the staples from the skin.

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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.

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Tijuana Office

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

Open Today 10:00am - 8:00pm

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2534 State Street
Ste 417
San Diego, CA 92101

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2534 State Street
Ste 417
San Diego, CA 92101

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