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Overview

Bariatric surgery is currently the best and most effective method for the control of obesity and its associated diseases. To have the best results, it must be performed by certified surgeons and certified hospitals and always with the support of a multidisciplinary team.

Am I
a candidate for a procedure?

To be a candidate for surgical weight loss, one of the following criteria must be met:

  • If you have 44 lb over your ideal weight
  • If your BMI is greater than 30
  • If you have been diagnosed with any disease associated with obesity:
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Cholesterol and triglyceride problems
  • Fatty liver
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Low back pain
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Infertility
  • Diabetes and hypertension in pregnancy
  • Heart disease
  • Varicose veins
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Asthma
  • Gout
  • Depression
  • Cancer

Calculate your
BMI

Enter the values requested below to obtain your Body Mass Index.

Preparation for Obesity Surgery

For a bariatric surgery to be safe and successful you must go through a process of assessment and preparation.

This process must be carried out under the review of several specialists, mainly by:

  • Obesity Surgeon
  • Internist
  • Nutritionist
  • Psychologist

In some cases it is necessary that you be valued by other specialists, for example:

  • Pulmonologist, cardiologist, endocrinologist, pediatrician (patients 15 to 18 years of age), gynecologist, and so on.

After the evaluation of this “Multidisciplinary Team” we can:

  • Control diseases that you already know you have:
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Cholesterol and high triglycerides
    • Other
  • Detect and control diseases that you do not know you suffer and are “asleep”.

Remember that your health must be in perfect condition before undergoing any elective or scheduled procedure.

For a bariatric surgery to be successful and performed under the best international standards:

The patient must be assessed by a multidisciplinary team

  • Bariatric surgeon
  • Internist (or pediatrician according to age)
  • Psychologist
  • Nutritionist

An established monitoring program must be carried out where the evolution of:

  • Your nutritional status
  • Psychological adaptation
  • Physical changes generated by weight loss
  • The diseases associated with obesity

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Testimonials

They have already decided to change their lives and have relied on Versus Obesity.

A year ago my life changed completely thanks to Dr. Daniel Islas and his team, my surgery fought all the health problems that it presented at the time, now I am completely changed both physically and emotionally, without a doubt I dare to face this challenge It is the best decision I could have made, I am happily sure that I put my life in the hands of the best team, thanks Dr. Daniel.

Maria Fernanda Palacios Rodríguez Patient

Undoubtedly the best decision of my life 🙂 It's been so recently that I performed the surgery and my life changed wonderfully. Thank God for putting me in the hands of the best Dr Daniel Islas This surgery overcame my health problems years of not being able to control my diabetes. Thank you very much to Dr Daniel Islas and all his great team for successfully and without any complications taking my case always to the pending of my 🙂 great vocation and human quality without a doubt the best option. 🙂 Undoubtedly the most wonderful month of my life I am very happy.

Vero Santos Patient

Excellent Doctor very professional I recommend it widely.

Enrique Hernandez Navarro Patient

I've been operated for 4 years! Super recommended, excellent service, excellent equipment, 100% excellence.

Mone Smily Macs Patient

Excellent Surgeon, it changed my life! I highly recommend it for the excellent treatment, excellent surgeon, no complications in my surgery. I performed Gastric Sleeve and I carried -34 Kg, the best decision of my life. There is no doubt that I was in the best hands!

Daniela Baezal Patient

Totally recommended, it solved all my doubts, it was super clear with me and always respected my decision making process. The post-operative care was incredible. I definitely recommend him and his team. More than professional!

Mayra Martínez Patient