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Bariatric Journey- F.A.Q. at Hidalgo Bariatrics Tijuana

    Bariatric Journey F.A.Q. at Hidalgo Bariatrics, Tijuana.

    Embarking on a bariatric surgery journey is a significant decision that can transform your life for the better. At Hidalgo Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico, patients often have numerous questions as they contemplate undergoing weight loss surgery. In this blog, we’ll address some of the most frequently asked questions from our patients considering bariatric procedures with the expertise of Dr. Hidalgo and his team.

    Frequently Asked Questions at Hidalgo Bariatrics, Tijuana

    1. What Bariatric Procedures are
    Offered at Hidalgo Bariatrics?

    1. Gastric sleeve surgery (the most common)
    2. Gastric Bypass 
    3. Mini Gastric Bypass or also known as metabolic bypass 
    4. SADIS
    5. Lap band removal 
    6. Revision surgeries 
    7. Gastric Balloon 
    8. Hernia repair 
    9. Gallbladder removal 
    Bariatric surgery at tijuana

    Each option caters to different needs and health conditions, allowing patients to choose the procedure that best aligns with their goals and medical history.

    2. How Do I Determine If I'm a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

    Determining candidacy involves a comprehensive evaluation, considering factors such as Body Mass Index (BMI), medical history, and obesity-related conditions, age. Dr. Hidalgo often looks for a BMI of 28 or higher, along with a thorough assessment of associated medical issues. Our medical coordinators, Vanessa, Tamara and Jill will be happy to assess you and get you booked for a consultation with Dr.Hidalgo to evaluate your options. 

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    3. What Sets Hidalgo Bariatrics Apart from Other Clinics?

    Hidalgo Bariatrics stands out for its commitment to patient care, surgical expertise, and state-of-the-art facilities. Dr. Hidalgo and his team prioritize personalized treatment plans, ensuring each patient receives the attention and care they deserve throughout their weight loss journey.

    The facilities we offer are high quality, you will be feeling as if you were on a 5 star vacation, we offer you all included packages. All of our team bases on transparency so you will not find hidden charges, details that other clinics avoid to share or such. Apart from the 13 yr expertise on DrHidalgo, he is one of the few Bariatric surgeons that can perform a successful revision surgery and perform the procedures in a short time. 

    bariatric procedure before & after

    4. What is the Recovery Process Like?

    Recovery varies depending on the type of bariatric surgery, but patients typically have a 3 nights 4 days stay with us, dedicating 2 full days on the recovery of the patient. 4-6 hrs after surgery you will be able to walk, which is a post op recommendation as well on keeping your incision clean, avoid bending over too much or limiting heavy things and following a post op diet provided by oír nutritionist. 

    The team at Hidalgo Bariatrics provides detailed postoperative care instructions, you will be back at your normal lifestyle after a couple of days. 

    5. Will I Experience Excess Skin After Weight Loss?*

    Excess skin is a common concern, especially after significant weight loss. Dr. Hidalgo and his team discuss potential skin-related issues during the consultation process, and additional procedures, such as body contouring, may be recommended to address loose skin, but remember, this is recommended after you have lost weight, usually performed after 1 year post op. 

    before and after bariatric

    6. What type of payment methods are accepted?

    We offer various types of payment methods that will help you guarantee a weight loss procedure, you can speak with your coordination to see which one suits you the best. We offer the most competitive prices in Tijuana and Vallarta compared to US procedure and other Tijuana facilities, offering financing and payment plan options. 

    Embarking on a bariatric surgery journey can be both exciting and overwhelming. At Hidalgo Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico, Dr. Hidalgo and his team are dedicated to providing the guidance and support needed to make informed decisions and achieve transformative results. If you’re considering weight loss surgery and have questions, reach out to Hidalgo Bariatrics for personalized assistance and take the first step towards a healthier, happier you. Your journey to a new life begins with the expertise and care of Hidalgo Bariatrics.

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