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Overview

Bariatric surgery is currently the best and most effective therapy for the treatment of obesity and its related diseases. To achieve the best results, it must be performed by certified surgeons in certified hospitals and always with the support of a multidisciplinary team of obesity specialists. Here in Versus Obesity we aim for your safety.

Am I
a candidate for bariatric surgery

At least one of the following conditions in your medical record can make you eligible for surgical weight loss:

  • 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
  • High cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Fatty liver disease
  • 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

Preparation for Obesity Surgery

To perform a safe bariatric procedure, we submit each patient to a thorough pre operatory examination and preparation process.

As part of a complete preoperatory work we schedule comprehensive evaluations by our obesity specialists:

  • Obesity Surgeon
  • Internist
  • Nutritionist
  • Psychologist

In some cases, it is necessary to have more specialists involved in the preparation process, for example:

  • Pneumologist, cardiologist, endocrinologist, pediatrician (patients aged betwen 15 to 18 years), gynecologist, and so on.

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

  • Control diseases you already know that you have, for example:
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • High cholesterol and triglycerides
    • Others
  • Detect and control diseases that you do not know you suffer and might be “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 is tightly followed the evolution of:

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

Request information

In Versus Obesity we care about your well being, we can solve your doubts or you can request information filling the following form. And we will assist personally.

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