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Welcome to CER Bariatrics: Your Destination for Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico.

Start your 360° transformation journey with us and discover a healthier, happier you.

Welcome to CER Bariatrics: Your Destination for Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico.

Start your transformation journey with us and discover a healthier, happier you.


Your Personalized Path to Transformation at CER Bariatrics

At CER Bariatrics, we understand that everyone’s weight loss journey is unique. That’s why we offer a range of specialized programs tailored to address your specific needs and goals. Whether you’re ready to reclaim a healthier lifestyle, transform your body, or explore revision options, our expert team is here to support you every step of the way.

Bariatric Surgery

Phase 1 – Go back to healthy living

Embark on the initial phase of your transformative journey with our expertly performed bariatric procedures, setting the foundation for sustainable weight loss. Read more!

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Phase 2 – Remove excess skin and sculpt your body

After achieving significant weight reduction, enter the body lift phase to contour and refine your physique, enhancing your newfound health and confidence. Read more!


Phase 3 – Extreme weight loss solutions

Our revision phase ensures long-term success, addressing any adjustments or enhancements needed, guaranteeing optimal results and well-being. Read more!

360° Bariatric Program

Your Personalized Path to Transformation at CER Bariatrics.

Discover a tailored journey to a healthier you at CER Bariatrics. Our dedicated team ensures a personalized approach, guiding you every step of the way towards transformative results.

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Our Game-Changing Weight Loss Procedures

Explore Our Weight Loss Surgery Procedures

At CER Bariatrics, we’re not just about surgery – we’re about transforming lives! We offer a variety of top-notch weight loss procedures right here in Mexico. Each one is designed to help you kick-start your weight loss journey in a way that’s best for you. From Gastric Sleeve to Gastric Bypass, and more, our team is here to guide you every step of the way.

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Ready to take the first step towards a healthier future? Applying for your bariatric surgery is as easy as 1, 2, 3!.

Our streamlined process ensures a smooth and efficient experience, guiding you towards achieving your weight loss goals. Simply follow these three steps to get started on your transformative journey:


Real-Life Transformations with Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

Ever wondered why so many people choose CER Bariatrics for weight loss surgery in Mexico? Just take a look at these awesome success stories! Our patients have made incredible changes in their lives, and it’s all thanks to the dedication and expertise of the whole team at CER Bariatrics. These aren’t just stories – they’re life-changing experiences that show just how impactful weight loss surgery can be. Come find out why we’re a top choice for weight loss surgery in Mexico!

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Join and interact with more than a thousand formers patients of CER Bariatrics, listen to their experiences, and discover why CER Bariatrics, with over 5,000 procedures successfully completed, is so highly trusted and reviewed. In addition, you’ll find valuable travel tips, nutritional advice, and direct support from the CER Bariatrics team.

Board-Certified Surgeon Behind Your Weight Loss Journey

Dr. Alberto Carlos is an experienced bariatric surgeon, member of the Mexican Board of General Surgery and is 1 of 80 surgeons certified in Bariatric Surgery in Mexico.

He has devoted his life and training to help every patient he can with these life-changing procedures. Therefore, by combining knowledge and skill he will help extend the lives of his patients.

About CER Hospital

Leadership for a New Era of Weight Loss Solutions

At CER Bariatrics, we are committed to providing world-class bariatric care that sets the standard for excellence. Our leadership team is composed of board-certified surgeons, nutritionists, and healthcare professionals who are experts in their respective fields.

  • State-of-the-Art Operating Rooms: Equipped with the latest surgical technology to ensure maximum safety and effectiveness.

  • Advanced Diagnostic Labs: Comprehensive testing facilities for accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plans.

  • Comfortable Recovery Suites: Designed for your comfort and well-being, with 24-hour medical support.

  • Nutritional Counseling Centers: Offering personalized dietary plans to support your weight loss journey.


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Frequently Asked Questions About Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

Navigate your weight loss journey with confidence. Discover answers to your most pressing questions about bariatric surgery, from candidacy and procedure types, to recovery and long-term care. Our comprehensive FAQ section is designed to provide you with the knowledge and understanding you need to make an informed decision about your health. At CER Bariatrics, we believe that informed patients are empowered patients.

Explore our FAQs today!

How is the band adjusted after surgery?2023-06-22T19:24:06+00:00

The band is adjusted by injecting or removing saline solution through a small device placed under the skin during surgery. This adjusts the size of the opening between the two parts of the stomach, controlling the rate at which food leaves the upper pouch.

What dietary changes are necessary after Lap Band surgery?2023-06-22T19:24:25+00:00

After surgery, you’ll need to follow a phased diet that starts with liquids, then progresses to pureed foods, soft foods, and eventually regular foods. Overeating can cause discomfort or vomiting, so it’s important to eat small, balanced meals and chew thoroughly.

What kind of weight loss can I expect with Lap Band surgery?2023-07-03T20:20:28+00:00

Weight loss can vary widely between individuals, but on average, patients might lose around 40-50% of their excess weight in the first year following surgery. Long-term success depends largely on lifestyle changes and regular follow-ups with your bariatric team.

Will my insurance cover Lap Band surgery?2023-07-03T20:20:31+00:00

Many insurance plans cover Lap Band surgery if it’s considered medically necessary, but coverage can vary. Our team can help you understand your insurance benefits and any potential out-of-pocket costs.

What happens if I don’t lose weight after Lap Band surgery?2023-07-03T20:20:39+00:00

If you don’t achieve the expected weight loss after Lap Band surgery, it’s important to discuss this with your medical team. They may recommend adjustments to your diet, exercise, and lifestyle habits. In some cases, an adjustment to the band or a different weight loss procedure may be considered.

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What is weight loss surgery?2023-07-03T20:24:09+00:00

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, refers to various surgical procedures that help individuals with obesity lose weight. It’s generally considered when diet and exercise have not worked or when serious health problems persist or could worsen due to obesity.

Who qualifies for weight loss surgery?2023-07-03T20:24:03+00:00

Candidates for weight loss surgery usually have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or more, or a BMI of 35 or more with obesity-related health issues such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, or sleep apnea. Each patient’s candidacy is individually evaluated based on these factors and their overall health condition.

What types of weight loss surgeries are available at CER Bariatrics?2023-06-22T18:55:50+00:00

At CER Bariatrics, we offer various types of weight loss surgeries such as Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Adjustable Gastric Banding. Each procedure has different benefits and risks, which our doctors will discuss with you to determine the best choice.

What are the risks associated with weight loss surgery?2023-07-03T20:23:56+00:00

As with any major surgery, weight loss surgeries carry risks including infection, bleeding, and complications from anesthesia. Specific procedures may also present unique risks, such as nutrient deficiencies or ‘dumping syndrome’ after gastric bypass. It’s crucial to discuss these risks and potential complications with your doctor.

How long is the recovery period after surgery?2023-06-22T18:56:38+00:00

The recovery period varies depending on the type of surgery and the individual patient’s health. Typically, patients can return to normal activities within 3-6 weeks post-surgery. Our team provides personalized recovery plans for each patient to ensure a smooth recovery.

Will I need to follow a specific diet after the surgery?2023-07-03T20:23:48+00:00

Yes, dietary changes are crucial to achieve and maintain weight loss after bariatric surgery. Shortly after surgery, you will start with a liquid diet, followed by soft foods, and gradually transition to regular foods. Our nutritionists will provide detailed dietary guidelines and support you throughout this process.

Can weight loss surgery cure type 2 diabetes?2023-06-22T18:57:23+00:00

Bariatric surgery can significantly improve or even resolve type 2 diabetes in many patients, but it’s not a guaranteed cure. The impact of surgery on diabetes depends on several factors, including the severity of diabetes and the patient’s overall health.

How much weight can I expect to lose after the surgery?2023-07-03T20:23:40+00:00

The amount of weight loss varies depending on the type of surgery, your lifestyle changes, and adherence to the post-surgery diet and exercise plan. On average, patients can expect to lose 50-70% of their excess weight within 1-2 years after surgery.

Will my insurance cover weight loss surgery?2023-07-03T20:23:30+00:00

Coverage for weight loss surgery depends on your specific insurance plan. Some insurance providers do cover bariatric surgery if it’s deemed medically necessary. Our staff will assist you in understanding your insurance coverage and the potential out-of-pocket costs.

What support is available to me after weight loss surgery at CER Bariatrics?2023-07-03T20:23:25+00:00

At CER Bariatrics, we provide comprehensive post-operative support. This includes dietary counseling, exercise guidance, regular medical check-ups, and emotional support. We are committed to helping you achieve long-term success in your weight loss journey.

What is bariatric surgery?2023-07-03T20:23:20+00:00

Bariatric surgery is a type of procedure performed to help individuals lose weight by making changes to their digestive system. This could involve reducing the size of the stomach or altering the small intestine.

What are the potential risks and complications of bariatric surgery?2023-06-22T19:12:38+00:00

Like any surgery, bariatric surgery has risks which can include infection, blood clots, bleeding, and reactions to anesthesia. Longer-term risks can include malnutrition, gallstones, hernias, and stomach perforation.

How can I prepare for bariatric surgery?2023-07-03T20:23:04+00:00

To prepare, patients should follow a specific diet as recommended by their medical team, exercise regularly, and stop smoking. Psychological evaluations may also be necessary to ensure you’re mentally prepared for the lifestyle changes post-surgery.

What kind of post-operative care will I need?2023-07-03T20:22:59+00:00

Post-operative care includes a specific diet to help your body recover and adapt to a smaller stomach size. Regular check-ups to monitor your health and weight loss will be necessary. Additionally, you’ll be encouraged to participate in support groups and counseling to help adjust to these life changes.

How will bariatric surgery affect my eating habits?2023-07-03T20:22:53+00:00

Post-surgery, you’ll need to eat smaller, nutrient-rich meals. Overeating can lead to problems, as your stomach size will be significantly reduced. You’ll also need to take vitamins and minerals to prevent deficiencies.

How much weight can I expect to lose?2023-07-03T20:22:48+00:00

Weight loss varies per individual and the type of surgery. On average, most patients lose about 15 to 30% of their initial weight. However, maintaining this weight loss requires ongoing lifestyle changes.

Will my insurance cover the cost of bariatric surgery?2023-07-03T20:22:43+00:00

Insurance coverage varies by provider and plan. Most insurance companies require proof that the surgery is medically necessary. Our team will help you understand your insurance coverage and work with you on financing options.

What if I regain the weight after surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:54+00:00

Some weight regain is possible over time, but significant weight regain can be prevented through diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes. If necessary, further treatment options, including revision surgery, are available. Your medical team will help guide you to prevent and address weight regain.

What is revision bariatric surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:48+00:00

Revision bariatric surgery is a secondary procedure performed after the initial weight loss surgery. It may be done to correct complications from the original surgery or to improve weight loss results if the initial surgery did not achieve the desired outcomes.

Who is a candidate for revision surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:42+00:00

Candidates for revision surgery typically are those who have not achieved significant weight loss following their initial procedure, those who have regained substantial weight, or those experiencing complications or health issues from the original surgery.

What are the potential risks and complications of revision surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:37+00:00

Like all surgeries, revision surgery carries risks such as infection, bleeding, and reactions to anesthesia. It also tends to be more complex and can have higher risk compared to the initial bariatric surgery due to factors such as scar tissue and changes in anatomy.

How much weight can I expect to lose after revision surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:30+00:00

Weight loss after revision surgery varies from person to person and depends on the type of procedure, the patient’s commitment to diet and exercise, and other individual factors. Your doctor will discuss realistic expectations with you before the surgery.

Will my insurance cover the cost of revision surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:23+00:00

Insurance coverage for revision surgery varies by provider and plan. Some insurance companies will cover these procedures if they are deemed medically necessary. Our team can assist you in understanding your insurance coverage and potential financing options.

What types of revision surgeries are available?2023-07-03T20:21:17+00:00

The type of revision surgery depends on the original procedure and the reason for revision. Common types include converting a gastric band to a gastric bypass or sleeve, revising a gastric bypass, or adjusting a gastric band.

What can I expect during recovery from revision surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:12+00:00

Recovery from revision surgery is similar to recovery from initial bariatric surgery. You will likely start with a liquid diet and slowly progress to solid foods. Regular follow-up appointments will be necessary to monitor your recovery and progress.

How can I prevent the need for another revision surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:07+00:00

Following your medical team’s advice regarding diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes is key to maintaining your weight loss and preventing complications. Regular follow-ups and monitoring can also help identify and manage potential issues early.

Is revision surgery more complicated than the initial surgery?2023-07-03T20:21:02+00:00

Revision surgery can be more complex due to scar tissue, changes to the digestive tract, and other factors related to the initial surgery. However, our experienced surgeons are well-trained to handle these complexities.

Can revision surgery be performed laparoscopically?2023-07-03T20:20:57+00:00

Yes, in many cases, revision surgery can be performed laparoscopically, which often means a faster recovery and less post-operative pain. The feasibility of a laparoscopic approach will depend on your specific situation and the surgeon’s evaluation.

What is Lap Band surgery?2023-06-22T19:22:29+00:00

Lap Band surgery, or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, is a type of weight loss surgery that involves placing an adjustable silicone band around the upper part of the stomach to create a small pouch, which limits food intake and promotes a feeling of fullness after eating small amounts.

What are the benefits of Lap Band surgery?2023-07-03T20:20:51+00:00

Benefits of Lap Band surgery can include significant weight loss, improvement or resolution of obesity-related health conditions, and an enhanced quality of life. The band is adjustable and reversible, offering flexibility not present in some other weight loss procedures.

What are the potential risks and complications of Lap Band surgery?2023-06-22T19:23:28+00:00

Complications can include band slippage or erosion, stomach irritation, acid reflux, and poor nutrition. As with all surgical procedures, there are also risks of infection, bleeding, and reactions to anesthesia.

How long does it take to recover from Lap Band surgery?2023-07-03T20:20:46+00:00

Most patients can return to work and resume normal activities within 1 to 2 weeks following Lap Band surgery. However, recovery times can vary based on individual health factors and the nature of the patient’s work.

What are the different types of bariatric surgery?2023-06-22T19:08:54+00:00

The main types of bariatric surgery are gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. The right choice depends on each patient’s health situation and weight loss goals.

Am i good candidate for the bariatric surgery?2023-07-03T20:24:20+00:00

To qualify for gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana Mexico, patients must have a BMI between 40 or 35 with a weight-related health condition, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes or sleep apnea. Also, patients with a BMI between 30 and 35 with a weight-related health condition can qualify. Our surgeons are specialized in patients with obesity class I. The patients must be at least 14 years of age and not older than 70.

Reach Out to CER Bariatrics Today

Are you ready to embark on your life-changing journey towards health and happiness? The dedicated team at CER Bariatrics, led by the esteemed Dr. Carlos, is here to guide you every step of the way. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or to discuss your weight loss surgery options

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