OUR 360 BARIATRIC SURGERY PROGRAM

The Three Phase Program

THE THREE PHASES OF OUR BARIATRIC SURGERY PROGRAM

Why have bariatric surgery at CER Hospital, for one we are not a general hospital we are a specialty hospital dedicated to a two-phase program.

THE FIRST PHASE

The First Phase patient loses weight and begins a healthier life by having bariatric surgery performed by our Board Certified Bariatric surgeon Dr. Alberto Carlos.

Once the patient has achieved their weight loss goal, then they can consider our second phase program if required.

THE SECOND PHASE

In the Second Phase, the patient may come back and have their body lift surgery by a Board-Certified Surgeon who is a leader in reconstructive surgery, Board Certified Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Suarez, Chief of Medicine at CER-Hospital.

AT CER BARIATRICS WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN TRANSPARENCY WITH THE COST WE OFFER OUR BARIATRIC PATIENTS

 if there is an added fee you will be informed way beyond the point that you are here with us.

AT CER BARIATRICS WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN TRANSPARENCY WITH THE COST WE OFFER OUR BARIATRIC PATIENTS

 if there is an added fee you will be informed way beyond the point that you are here with us.

You may begin by filling out our Surgical Elegibility Form, which will be reviewed by Dr. Alberto Carlos. It is important to submit as much information about your medical history as possible so that the doctor may have a clear perspective of your case and provide a good prognosis of which surgery will be best for you based on your unique medical history.

Once your information has been evaluated, a Patient Coordinator will be contacting you to provide you with the doctor’s prognosis and to help you every step of the way to make this process for you as easy as possible.

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PLANNING YOUR SURGERY

Once you’ve have decided on a surgical date we can start planning your surgery. We like to adjust to your schedule if possible. Please advise your Patient Coordinator what day you’d prefer to have your surgery done so they may check for openings and provide you our available surgical dates.

RESERVE YOUR SURGERY DATE

Once you’ve decided on a date, we require a $500 deposit or Your flight Itinerary five weeks in advance to secure your surgical date and for us to begin making your travel arrangements, please keep in mind patients must purchase their flights from the state they are traveling from, to the San Diego International airport (SAN), our process begins at the airport where one of our transportation officials will be picking you and bring you straight to CER Hospital, and of course, taking you back when cleared by the doctor.

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EMAIL YOUR FLIGHT ITINERARY

You must email your Patient Coordinator your flight itinerary so that we may make the correct travel arrangements for you based on your arrival time four to five weeks before surgery..

FOLLOW PRE-OP INSTRUCTIONS

Your Patient Coordinator will email you your pre-op instructions. Make sure you read them and follow them before your surgery to obtain greater success in your surgery.

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CONTACT YOUR PATIENT COORDINATOR

Please contact your Patient Coordinator with any questions or concerns you may have and for assistance with scheduling your surgical date.

ARRIVE AT CER HOSPITAL

Upon your arrival in San Diego, our driver will meet you and bring you to CER Hospital where your Patient Coordinator will greet you and help you through the checking in process.

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FILL OUT YOUR CONSENT FORMS

You must email your patient coordinator your flight itinerary so that we make the correct travel arrangements for you based on your arrival time four to five weeks before surgery.

PAY THE REMAINING BALANCE

Your patient coordinator will email you your pro-op instructions . Make sure you read them before your surgery to obtain greater success in your surgery.

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SETTLE INTO YOUR ROOM

Your patient coordinator will help you settle into your room while the nurses begin prepping you for surgery.

PRE-OP TESTS

Before you go into the OR, the medical staff will run pre-op tests (blood work and EKG) to make sure you’re in surgical condition

MEET YOUR SURGEON

You will be meeting and talking to the surgical team, who will make sure any questions or concerns are answered before you go into the OR. You will not go into the OR without meeting your surgeon.

RECOVERY AREA

Once the surgery is done, you will be in a recovery area until all of the anesthesia has worn off and then will be taken to your room.

DISCHARGE

Before you head home, the medical staff will run more post-op tests to make sure everything is alright.

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POST-OP INSTRUCTION

Once you’re back home, it is important you follow the post-op instructions and the diet we give you. If at any point you have any question or any concern feel free to contact your patient coordinator who will assist you with them.

POST-OP PROCESS

Your patient coordinator will be checking up on you throughout your post-op process to make sure you’re doing ok, and to keep a record of how many pounds you’ve lost. If you feel any discomfort and/or pain, or if you need us please do not hesitate to call ; we want to ensure you have great success with your weight loss, with no complications.

BEGIN YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY WITH THE FOLLOWING 3 STEPS

BMI CALCULATOR

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple calculation using your height and weight. A BMI in the range of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered healthy while a number higher than 25.0 is overweight.
In other words, to qualify for bariatric surgery, your BMI must be of 30 or higher.

Also, feel free to click on the link below to check your BMI.
BMI Calculator

WHAT’S INCLUDED

• Transportation from and to the San Diego Airport
• Medication pre and post-operation
• Personal Pre-op diet and care via phone and email
• Post-op care via phone
• Psychological evaluation
• EKG + Chest X-Ray + Rapid COVID test / Charges may apply if patient tests positive upon arrival.
• Room onboard for you and one guest above 18
• Patient meals (guests must pay for their food)
• Additional fees will apply for BMI 50+ and for Hiatal hernia
• Pre-surgery testing
• Nutritionist evaluation

APPLY NOW

Please try to submit as much information as you can to help our doctor determine which procedure would be the best for you.

Apply here to get a bariatric surgery in Tijuana.

Bottled Water, Free WIFI, Phone Calls to the US & Canada, English spoken, Free parking for visitors & Elevator access.

Board Certified Surgeon

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.

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Board Certified Surgeon

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.

A hospital you can trust

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Team of health professionals

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International quality standards

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State-of-the-art facilities

GOOGLE REVIEWS

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M. Wood

Dr Carlos and all his team and staff are ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC AMAZING. It was like being in a nice hotel suite clean, always checking on you I was very impressed so I highly recommend them.

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R. Muskopf

Cer Bariatrics saved me!! Everyone was very professional , answered all my questions in a timely manner. Dr. Carlos was truly amazing!! I would recommend anyone to go to Cer. Thank you all!!

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A. Berrios

From the beginning to the end the process went very well. The doctors and nurses were very nice and informative. The transportation was on time when I arrived.  Thank you to CER Bariatrics 🙂

TESTIMONIALS

They Changed Their Lives with one our Bariatric Surgery Program in Mexico. What About You?

Check out some of our Mexico bariatric surgery reviews and get to know our patients, their families, and friends whom have shared about their experience during their stay with us.

FINANCING OPTIONS

CER Bariatrics is happy to announce we are now working with three top financial institutes that may be the right option for you.

Bariatric surgery financing help is available for our patients concerned about spending money or consuming their savings

Select the financing company that fits your needs

We work with three financial institutions Citerra, United Medical & Medicard.

Submit your application online in confidence

Choose the amount you would need to finance

Choose to finance the whole procedure, or just a portion

Choose your ideal terms: # months or years.

Wait until the finance company approves your application

The company will be in touch with you,

Once you receive the answer you will be able to sign and return the required documents to proceed with the process.

You are ready to proceed with your Bariatric Surgery

Please be in contact with Jack to continue with your Bariatric surgery process.

FAQ

AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY?

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.

IS A BARIATRIC SURGERY SAFE?

All surgical procedures involve risk. At CER Hospital our doctors are Board Certified in Bariatric Surgery and are constantly upgrading their skills and techniques, guided by the safest and most effective standards for a gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico. Bariatric has proven to have low complication rates on average they are around 2.4 percent and CER Bariatrics has a complication rate lower than one percent.

HOW CAN BARIATRIC SURGERY HELP MY LIFE?

A gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico is the only proven diet plan that helps patients lose and maintain the weight off, and as well has been shown to help resolve many obesity-related conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, sleep apnea, some cancers, depression and more. Frequently, patients who lose weight find themselves taking fewer medications to treat their obesity-related conditions.

CER Bariatric Surgery Program Offers some of the most proficient and most knowledgeable coordinators in their fields to help guide our patients through their entire gastric sleeve process, as well as provide pre-op and post-op care to lead our patients to their weight loss goal with care and efficiency.

CER Bariatric Surgery Program Offers some of the most proficient and most knowledgeable coordinators in their fields to help guide our patients through their entire gastric sleeve process, as well as provide pre-op and post-op care to lead our patients to their weight loss goal with care and efficiency.

OTHER PROCEDURES

PROCEDURE

If you have tried to lose weight and improve your health, yet you have not succeeded in doing so, you should get a gastric sleeve in Tijuana Mexico.

Gastric Sleeve BARIATRIC SURGERY PROGRAM

PROCEDURE

A complex procedure that induces weight loss by sleeve gastrectomy and intestinal bypass. 

Duodenal Switch

PROCEDURE

A surgery for morbidly obese patients with a Body Mass Index between 40 to 56.

ROUX-N-Y Gastric Bypass

PROCEDURE

A removable device that is placed in the stomach by endoscopy (through the mouth) and can remain for up to six months.

Gastric Balloon

PROCEDURE

Get a single anastomosis gastric bypass; an effective and well-established weight loss procedure.

Mini Gastric Bypass

PROCEDURE

The surgeon will first remove the Lap Band and the convert it to a Gastric Sleeve or a Gastric Bypass depending on what surgery the doctor feels will yield the best weight loss results.

Lap Band revision surgery

PROCEDURE

For patients with inadequate weight loss or weight regain after RYGB.

RYGB Revision

THE BEST BARIATRIC SURGERY PROGRAM IN MEXICO

Take the opportunity to meet with our surgeon and discuss the best options to give you the best results with a Mexico weight loss surgery.

We always receive our patients here in Tijuana, Mexico with open arms.

For more information on traveling to have a weight loss surgery in Tijuana, contact our coordinator today.