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Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico.

Does the idea of safely achieving 80 percent weight loss in a year sound like the solution you have been hoping for?

A Gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana, Mexico with Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo can provide these results with minimal risk of complications.

Is this the right weight loss option for you?

What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Also known as Sleeve gastrectomy and consist in the reduction of the stomach to around a quarter of its original size, this is an irreversible bariatric surgery. A large part of the stomach is removed during surgery and the open edges of the stomach are stitched together to form a thin “sleeve”.

Having a Gastric Sleeve Surgery with Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo in Tijuana, Mexico

Having an unhealthy life can put you at risk of serious health conditions. If you are tired of diets with no success maybe is time to start thinking of having Weight Loss surgery in Tijuana.

Hidalgo Bariatrics can help you perform a Gastric Sleeve surgery so you can improve your health and quality of life with this bariatric surgery, a safe and affordable treatment.

Benefits of getting a Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana

  • Reduce their weight by 50% in six months

    Typically, patients lose about half their weight within six months of treatment. In about one year, you can expect to achieve approximately 80 percent weight loss.*

  • Decreased Appetite

    With Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo will reduce your stomach by 85 percent to the size and shape of a banana, this will make you feel full with less food as you normally would.

  • Less Invasive & Revisable Procedure

    The less invasive nature of the procedure reduces your risk of infection, malnutrition, and other serious complications compared to other weight loss surgeries, It is also easily revised.*

  • Several improvements with underwent Gastric Sleeve Surgery:

    Type 2 diabetes: 79% improvement
    Hypertension: 60% improvement
    Obstructive sleep apnea: 70% Improvement.

*Notice the results may vary for each patient depending on many factors related to race, age, health, gender, and whether or not the patient follows the doctor’s post-operative instructions.


Gastric Sleeve Surgery procedure

Gastric Sleeve surgery in Mexico takes about one hour to perform.

VSG, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, most commonly referred to as the Gastric Sleeve in Mexico is one of the leading bariatric surgery options available for weight loss, that involves the removal of a portion of the stomach allowing for the management of morbid obesity. Normally during Gastric sleeve surgery, between 70 and 80 percent of the stomach is removed including the area where the ghrelin or hunger hormone is produced.*

What steps bariatrician will take during Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Administering Anesthesia:

Gastric sleeve surgery requires general anesthesia; you will be totally unconscious during the procedure.

Making Incisions

Dr Juan F. Hidalgo will make a small incision in the abdomen; this will reduce the risk of infection.


Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo will insert laparoscope and surgical devices through the incision.

Reduction of the stomach:

Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo willremove about 75 – 85 percent of your stomach tissue.


Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo will shape your stomach closing the tissues with staples.

Closing incisions:

Dr. Juan F. hidalgo will proceed to close the incisions using a special inverted sleeve technique that helps protect the patient from leaks and long-term weight regain by hand stitching over the surgical staples.

This surgery is considered to be the one with a lower risk for infections or other serious complications and the patient may experience a significant amount of weight loss*.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Recovery:

After the procedure, you need to stay at least two nights so we can take care of you by monitor and assisting you as needed. Your diet will be limited to only liquids for two weeks and gradually integrate soft food and finally solids.

You need to rest the first two weeks and after that start walking around to discourage blood clots after a month you need to increase your activity, after two months you will need to do an exercise routine. Depending on what work you do for leaving you will be able to return after one or two weeks.

Why should you choose Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico?

The low-cost option in Tijuana is one of the many reasons American and Canadian residents avail the benefits of the procedure without paying thousands of dollars for the same procedure in other countries.

Tijuana, Mexico is only a few miles from San Diego, California which is well connected with all cities in North America with an international Airport.

Tijuana is quite Americanized so that you will fell in a culture very similar.

What is a Pre-Op Diet for a Gastric Sleeve surgery?

The preoperative bariatric diet should be taken by the patient at least three days before and consists of high portions of protein, low in calories, and easy-to-digest foods.

Do I need a Pre-Op Diet for Gastric Sleeve surgery?

Three days before surgery you’ll need to switch to an all-liquid diet. Restrict your food intake to water, broth, and gelatins (no sodas).

Post-Gastric Sleeve Surgery Care:

After a weight loss surgery in Hidalgo Bariatrics our team of professionals will be available to help you creating a nutrition and lifestyle plan so you can experience a successful weight loss, you also have access to our post-bariatric surgery support group.

How much does Gastric Sleeve Surgery cost in Tijuana, Mexico?

The cost for a Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico is around $4,800 USD to $9,000 USD, at Hidalgo Bariatrics all our packages are all-inclusive with staying, spa, surgeon, anesthesiologist, nutritional and lifestyle guidance and transport from border-airport-hospital-hotel pickup.

How much does Gastric Sleeve Surgery cost in the United States or Canada?

If you perform Gastric Sleeve Surgery in the United States the cost can be around $15,000 USD, up to 73% more in comparison with Tijuana.

What Hidalgo Bariatrics includes in Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

The most important thing for Hidalgo Bariatrics is that you feel well cared for by our staff of professionals, all our surgical packages include:

Meet our certified Bariatric team and Facilities in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr Juan Francisco Hidalgo

Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo Bariatric Surgeon

Medical Specialist in Bariatric Surgery with more than 12 years of experience. He uses the highest technology in its minimally invasive procedures for weight loss surgery.

See other weight loss surgery procedures in Tijuana you may be interested in.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana with Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo can provide great results with minimal risk.

  • Substantial Weight Loss
  • Reduced Hunger
  • Less Invasive & Revisable Procedure
Mini Gastric Bypass

Lose up to 70 Percent of Excess Weight with Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery at Tijuana Mexico.

  • 1-2 HOURS
Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery in Tijuana can not only help you to lose weight, but also live a longer and healthier life.

  • Significant Weight Loss
  • Improved Health
  • Enhanced Quality of Life
Gastric Sleeve Revision

If you have a Lapband in place and have not had success we can help you fix or repair your past surgery failures.

  • Problem with the Gastric Sleeve.
  • Gastric sleeve to a Mini Bypass.
  • Full RNY Bypass for weight loss success
Gastric Bypass Revision

Errors during the initial surgery, poor dietary habits, and other complications can compromise the effects of your procedure

  • Versatility
  • Dramatic Results
  • High Success Rates
Bariatric Revision Surgery

If your initial weight loss surgery falls short of your expectations, it can be heartbreaking. However, there is hope.

  • Versatility
  • Dramatic Results
  • High Success Rates
Lap Band System

The LAP-BAND system is designed to significantly reduce your stomach’s capacity to hold food. You will feel fuller faster and longer.

  • 45 MINUTES
Gastric Balloon

The Intra-Gastric Balloon procedure in Tijuana takes about 20 to 30 minutes. The patient may lose up to 30% of their excess weight in 6 months.

  • 30 MINUTES
Gastric Plication Surgery

The Gastric Plication surgery in Tijuana takes about 1 hour. The patient may lose up to 55% of their excess weight within 2 years of surgery.

  • 1 HOUR
Duodenal Switch Surgery

If you have a BMI of 60 or above, or if you suffer from weight-related health problems like hypertension, hyperlipidemia or hard to control type 2 diabetes, you may qualify for this procedure

  • 2-3 HOURS
  • Not suffer from dumping symptoms
Mommy Makeover

If you have multiple cosmetic concerns, Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo and his team can combine procedures into a plan known as a mommy makeover.

  • Breast
  • Abdomen
  • Thights
  • Arms
Weight Loss Surgery in Tijuana

Still not sure what is the best practice for you? Contact us and Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo team will explain you all procedures and logistic for any bariatric surgery.

  • Arrival
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Weight loss surgery

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