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Weight Loss Surgery

Have you struggled to achieve sustainable weight loss through diet and exercise? Bariatric surgery could be the solution you need.

Weight loss surgery can be prohibitively expensive in the USA, but you can travel to Tijuana, Mexico, to receive expert care at a low price.

Vision Bariatrics has served thousands of medical tourists over the last 50 years. Why do so many patients choose us?

Is medical tourism safe?

Americans have nothing to worry about when they travel to the Vision Bariatrics hospital in Tijuana, Mexico. Our medical tourism team will arrange for a chauffeur to pick you up from San Diego International Airport and drive you the short distance to our secure, state-of-the-art facility. We have an on-site hotel with 24-hour security, and we will provide all of your transportation for the duration of your stay.

Are the doctors trustworthy?

Vision Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico, works with Drs. Francisco Gonzalez, Mario Camelo Ramos, and Francisco Contreras Guarista, board-certified bariatric surgeons who have decades of combined experience and advanced training in the latest laparoscopic techniques. The care you can receive from these surgeons is equal to any care you can receive in the United States.

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If you are curious about bariatric surgery in Tijuana, fill out our simple online form. We will respond within 24 hours with a free quote. You can also get in touch with Vision Bariatrics by phone or by contacting us online.

Call Us: (619) 313-3171

Vision Bariatrics 5-Star Ratings Patients Recommend Our Tijuana Practice

"I highly recommend Vision Bariatrics to anyone that is interested in having Bariatric sleeve done. I went alone and never felt scared at all. I was picked up by a driver at the San Diego Airport and taken straight to the hospital. You will then get your lab work done and brought to your room. I didn't have to share a room with anyone either. The doctors, nurses and staff are all so kind and very attentive. Awesome experience and again I highly recommend Vision Bariatrics." 5-Star Review by Heidi Fifer

Weight Loss Surgery Packages

Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass Mini Gastric Bypass Revision Surgery


Special $4,299



Starting at $4,999

  Nights in hospital

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  Pre-op lab

  Chest x-ray & EKG

  Physician and hospital fees

  Nutritional consultation

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Your Weight Loss Surgery Options

The bariatric surgeons who work with Vision Bariatrics in Tijuana use laparoscopic methods whenever possible, reducing recovery times and the risk of complications. Also, we never schedule more than four surgeries a day per surgeon, so you can trust that your weight loss procedure won't be rushed.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy, has become one of the most popular weight loss procedures because it is relatively simple and produces great results. During the procedure, the bariatric surgeon removes a significant portion of the stomach, leaving behind a small "gastric sleeve" about the size of a banana. Because the stomach is smaller, patients feel full after eating less, and they can experience healthy, gradual, and long-term weight loss.

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Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is perhaps the most well-known bariatric surgery. During this bariatric procedure, the surgeon reduces the size of the stomach and alters the digestive tract so that a portion of the small intestine is bypassed. The surgery has both a restrictive effect (limiting the amount of food you can eat) and a malabsorptive effect (limiting the calories your body absorbs in the small intestine), which can lead to significant and rapid weight loss.

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Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery

Mini gastric bypass is similar to traditional gastric bypass, but the surgeon performs less rerouting of the small intestine. The surgery is completed in less time, which can reduce the chances of complications for certain patients. Mini gastric bypass can have the same restrictive and malabsorptive benefits as the traditional approach, and patients can still experience life-changing weight loss. Your bariatric surgeon will help you understand which form of the surgery is right for you during your consultation.

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Revision Bariatric Surgery

If you've previously undergone bariatric surgery and you are not satisfied with the short or long-term results, the surgeons at Vision Bariatrics can perform revision surgery to help you achieve greater weight loss. Surgical revisions often involve further reducing the size of the stomach or converting gastric sleeves into gastric bypasses. At Vision Bariatrics, we also see many patients who need revisions after failed LAP-BAND® procedures.

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Calculate Your BMI

Talk About It With an Expert Our Board-Certified Surgeons Have the Answers

Is your BMI 30 or above? Are you ready to find out if you meet the other candidacy requirements for weight loss treatment? Request your free consultation today to get a doctor's perspective on your candidacy.

During a virtual visit, we can discuss your medical history, your goals, medical tourism, and more to determine if a procedure by Vision Bariatrics in Tijuana is what you need to enhance your health and confidence. Why wait any longer to find out if weight loss surgery is what you need to start experiencing a better quality of life? Start your weight loss journey now. You can request your consultation using our electronic form, or call us directly:

Vision Bariatrics patient before and after bariatric surgery

Highly Recommended

"I had a gastric sleeve done at Vision Bariatrics and if I could give more than 5 stars I would. I was nervous getting a surgery in another country, but they made the whole experience so smooth and easy. From the beginning of the process with Paula, to the treatment from the nurses and the surgeon, they all did such an amazing job of making me feel welcome and not nervous. Everything ran so smoothly. They take care of transportation to and from the airport. They send you home with all the medicine you need for about 2 weeks. The facilities are so clean and nice. I would recommend. This to anyone who’s thinking about getting the gastric sleeve." 5-Star Review by Mishy Garcia

How to Prepare  for Weight Loss Surgery

Get a head start on a more active lifestyle.

Bariatric surgery can spur dramatic changes, but in order to achieve and maintain positive results, you must commit to regular exercise. Whether you are considering weight loss surgery or have already scheduled a procedure, now is the perfect time to start making small steps toward a more active lifestyle. Walks are a great way to start getting used to regular physical activity. Choosing to take the stairs instead of the elevator is another simple way to start making exercise an everyday part of your life.

Get educated about nutrition.

For most people, the science of nutrition is just a footnote in our meal schedule. Nutrition always matters, but it will become especially important after bariatric surgery. You will need to understand your diet, why you need to choose certain foods while avoiding others, and why certain supplements will become an ongoing necessity. Going into life after weight loss surgery will be a much smoother transition when you develop a better understanding of your body's needs. Our nutrition counselor in Tijuana will provide the guidance you need.

Make sure you have support.

Massive weight loss can do wonders for your self-esteem, but making any significant change in your life is going to involve challenges. For example, if you have struggled with depression or alcoholism, these factors may have contributed to weight gain and could counteract the effects of surgery. Consulting a mental health professional can be incredibly helpful in making weight loss surgery a success. Support groups can also allow you to relate to others who have struggled with their weight and are now making dramatic changes to improve their health.

"Vision Bariatrics is the absolute best place to go!"

"I went there for gastric sleeve in July of 2023. The place is outstanding…from the staff, to the cleanliness, the top notch care, literally everything was phenomenal! From the time I arrived until the time I left I was treated with the upmost care! I had a wonderful experience and I would highly recommend Dr. Camelo and the staff at Vision Bariatrics!! I can’t wait to experience my new life! Thank you! ❤️" Shannon Byers, 5-Star Google Review
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Choose a Trusted Team

The medical team at Vision Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico, is committed to providing the highest quality of care to deliver life-changing results. Drs. Francisco Gonzalez, Mario Camelo Ramos, and Francisco Guarista are all board-certified bariatric surgeons trained in the latest weight loss surgery methods. Additionally, we offer: 

  • State-of-the-art surgical care
  • Affordable, transparent pricing
  • A safe, secure campus 

To learn more about our Tijuana practice, call us at (619) 313-3171, or request a quote online.

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