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Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana Mexico with Dr. Maytorena

Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana Mexico

Dr. Maytorena offers the Gastric Sleeve at an affordable price without sacrificing quality.

Gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana Mexico with Dr. Maytorena, a leading bariatric surgeon with over 10,000  weight loss surgeries performed. Dr. Maytorena’s patients show outstanding results due to Dr. Maytorena’s experience and outstanding technique.

Dr. Maytorena offer his services at Baja Hospital, this facility is among the best in the region, providing state of the art technology with professional, warm and friendly staff.

Dr. Maytorena is among the leading bariatric surgeons in Mexico providing a variety of procedures such as Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass, Sleeve SADI and Revision Surgery.

One of the key elements of Dr. Maytorena is the fact that he is trained as a “Trauma Surgeon” offering his services for four years at the red cross in Tijuana Mexico, taking care of all kind of critical cases.

Dr. Maytorena uses a 37 boogie size, which is the standard in the bariatric field. Dr. Maytorena’s technique consist in cutting and stapling very close to the boogie size so the patient can have good restriction with a proper shape sleeved stomach. On the other hand he sutures over the staple line along with some of the fat that is around the stomach, using the fat as glue to prevent leaks.

Dr. Maytorena’s statistics are among the best in his field with with over 10,000 bariatric procedures performed with less than .001% complication rate.

What is the cost of Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana Mexico with Dr. Maytorena?

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Price, $3,699 USD (please check with us for current promotional offers) 

What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in Tijuana Mexico

Sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive bariatric surgery, the main objective of this procedures is to significantly reduce the capacity of the stomach (80% to 85%), which will lead to a significant reduction in amount of food consumed along with long-term weight control.

Laparoscopic technique is a less invasive procedure where multiple and very small incisions are made in the abdominal wall to accommodate a small video camera and surgical instruments, allowing the surgeon to view the procedure on a separate video monitor. During this procedure, the surgeon creates a small, sleeve-shaped stomach about the size of a banana.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery it also helps to reduce and potentially solve a wide list of obesity-related health issues such diabetes 2, high blood pressure, fatty liver, sleep apnea, hypertension, etc. Significant weight loss through bariatric surgery may also pave the way for many other exciting opportunities for you, your friends and family, but most importantly: your health!

Long Term WLS specializes on bariatric procedures, with a professional and qualified team of doctors and bariatric surgeons, we provide outstanding and long-lasting weight loss results to our patients.

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Is it safe to have gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico?

Is very important for patient to do proper research before committing to have weight loss surgery outside the United States. One of the key factors to take in consideration is a safe environment and an experienced bariatric surgeon with  credentials in order. Below you will find very important factors you should check before making your decision.

  • Surgery at a hospital (Hospital have much higher quality and hygiene standards than clinics)
  • Experienced surgeon with credentials in order
  • Very active social media with the right amount of testimonials and reviews.
  • Make sure you are calling the office directly and not a medical tourism broker.
  • Communication in a timely manner with profesional tools to handle your case.
  • Trustworthy comuinicgtiona when it comes down  to lock your surgery date by putting deposit down.
  • Don’t pay full surgery in advance

This are some very basic and key features to choose the right bariatric surgeon for you.


Gastric Sleeve, in conclusion.

Gastric Sleeve /Sleeve Gastrectomy / Tijuana, Mexico. 

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy procedure, usually called the “gastric sleeve”, consist by removing approximately 80% to 85% of the stomach. The remaining shape will resamble a banana fruit.

The Gastric sleeve

  1. The stomach is isolated from other organs around it.
  2. Surgeon will cut and staple at the same time to remove 80% to 85% of the stomach.

How the gastric sleeve works

Your new stomach will hold 4oz of food and liquid helping reduce the amount of food and calorie intake. Removing the part of the stomach that produces most of the “hunger hormone”(Ghrelin), the surgery will help reduce metabolic issues. Reduces hunger, increases the sensation of fullness, and allow the body to achieve and maintain a healthy weight as well as blood sugar levels. The gastric sleeve is a procedure that is very safe with low risk.

VSG Important Advantages

  1. Low risk and shorter surgery time
  2. Can be offered to many patients with high risk metabolic conditions
  3. May be offered as the first procedure for patients with severe obesity
  4. Strong weight loss and effectiveness on obesity related conditions

Some Disadvantages

  1. Non-reversible procedure
  2. May amplify or cause  acid reflux and heart burn
  3. Not as strong on metabolism compared to gastric bypass procedures

Statistically patients may experience weight loss that ranges from 60% of the excess weight; For results we recommend a good adherence to dietary and behavioral guidelines. Good choices on food, exercise and good eating habits.

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How long does it take to recover from gastric sleeve?

Patients who need to return to a desk job can go back 1 week after first time weight loss surgery surgery. Laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery patients have about a 2-3 week recovery period if needed, some can take as long as 4 weeks before they can return to work. Open surgery patients will take a little longer.

How much weight will I lose with gastric sleeve?

Our patients can expect to lose 80 to 85 percent of your excess weight loss. Is recommended to follow guidelines to achieve success, we encourage patients to make good choices on food and also add physical activity to their daily lives.

Is gastric sleeve surgery dangerous?

The gastric sleeve is consider one of the safest procedures. Dr. Maytorena is an experienced bariatric surgeon who has performed over 8000 successful weight loss procedures. The gastric sleeve surgery operating room time is between 35 to 45 min.


How much does gastric sleeve surgery cost in Tijuana Mexico?

Gastric Sleeve surgery has become the most popular weight loss procedure performed in Tijuana, Mexico and all over the world since excellent results are achieved with a less invasive technique at a very affordable price for everyone. Gastric Sleeve surgery in other countries typically costs around $15,000 to $25,000. In most cases is a self-paid surgery, which means that most of the insurance companies do not cover the cost of the procedure.   Because of the cost, weight loss surgery in the United States is mainly performed on middle to upper class patients.  Most patients needing or considering weight loss surgery find hard to pay over $15,000 to lose weight.

In Mexico, the cost of the gastric sleeve procedure is one-third compared to the prices offered in the United States and Canada. Gastric Sleeve Surgery cost in Tijuana Mexico range is from $3,500 to $10,000. In Tijuana Mexico, medical tourists can save thousands on weight loss surgery and get a high quality surgery outcome.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana Mexico, a great option!

Just across San Diego, California border you will find Tijuana Mexico; the ideal destination for bariatric surgery! Tijuana, Mexico has become one of the top destinations for medical tourism where patients struggling to afford or find the right treatment in U.S or Canada are able to get  high-quality health care, warm treatment from medical staff, better insurance solutions, and short waiting lists for a very reasonable and affordable price.

If you’re looking for an affordable and high quality health care package, Tijuana Mexico may be the best option for you! Tijuana has world-renowned physicians, experienced staff,  and modern and well equipped hospitals. If you worry about your insurance, you need to know that US health plans are now covering services in Mexico.

Medical Tourism in Tijuana, Mexico has significantly grown in the last decade, especially on the bariatric and plastic surgery field. Tijuana Mexico offers the best deals for bariatric surgery along with outstanding weight loss results. Thousands of patients travel to Tijuana each year to get their weight loss surgery, obtaining a satisfying experience that exceeds expectations about medical services in Mexico.

Affordable gastric sleeve surgery package in Tijuana Mexico

Because we care about you, Long Term WLS offers you an “All-inclusive bariatric surgery service”; we take care of all the logistics that includes travel from your home to Tijuana Mexico for a bariatric surgery:

  • Driver $60 USD Round Trip
  • Night prior included
  • 3 Night 4 day stay at Baja Hospital / New Me
  • Necessary local transportation
  • All pre-op testing and exams
  • All related surgical costs (surgeon’s fees, anesthesia, equipment, hospital)
  • Meals included for patient
  • Extra fee for medication package ($160 USD)
  • Companion $20 USD a night

Contact us to provide you more details! 888-349-4769

How to choose the right bariatric surgeon?

Going through bariatric surgery it’s a life changing decision, a successful weight loss surgery will make you feel more like yourself and give you greater confidence for years to come. On the other hand, ending up in the hands of an inexperienced bariatric surgeon increases your chances of having poor results which leads to additional costs, time, and health complications…

It’s very important to do a research about the Surgeon’s Credentials before making a decision, it’s also crucial to check their patient’s reviews and results.

Our weight loss surgeon! – Dr. Jorge Maytorena

With Dr. Maytorena you will be able to find truthful and transparent information about his certifications, skills, customer service and more important, our patients weight loss results. In Long Term WLS you will find the best bariatric surgeons in Tijuana Mexico. We focus on giving the best medical experience to our patients; with bedside manners, warm and caring treat, we will help you to change your life!

Dr. Jorge Maytorena is the leading weight loss surgeon of the Long Term WLS / VSG team, his experience and technique have placed him on the spotlight as one of the best bariatric surgeons in Tijuana Mexico. With over 14 years of experience, he has performed over 8000 surgeries with high levels of satisfaction and outstanding results. Dr. Maytorena is also a trauma surgeon; he is prepared and certified to treat traumatic injuries along with any “emergency” situations. Trauma surgeons are trained to attend any surgical critical care; resuscitating, stabilizing, evaluating and managing the patient.

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Feel free to call and learn more about bariatric surgery in Tijuana Mexico with Dr. Maytorena