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Dr. Mario Almanza

    Dr. Mario Alberto Almanza Reyes

    Dr. Almanza's Professional Certificate ID (License) numbers are 3595358 and 5295349.

    You can search for "Mario", "Almanza", "Reyes" at http://www.cedulaprofesional.sep.gob.mx/cedula/presidencia/indexAvanzada.action.

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    Member of FACS, American College of Surgeons View Details
    International Member, American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, 2018

    Member of IFSO, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders. 2018



    Academic Training:

    Certified Physician before the Mexican Council of General Surgery A.C. Certification in process 2017

    SEP Professional Medical License, General Physician

    SEP Professional Certificate, Specialization in General Surgery

    Certificate of the Government of the State of Baja California, General Physician

    Certificate of the Government of the State of Baja California, Specialization in General Surgery

    Specialty General Surgery, Autonomous University of Baja California, UABC

    Tijuana, B.C. June 2007. Specialty Professional License.

    Medical General, Autonomous University of Baja California, UABC

    Tijuana, B.C. September 2001 Professional License


    Boarding, Mexican Social Security Institute IMSS Clinic 20, Tijuana, Baja California, 1 year.

    Internship, Mexican Institute of Social Security “IMSS Clínica 20”, Tijuana, Baja California, 1 year

    Internship, Social Service, Ministry of Health, SSA, Mexicali, General Consultation

    Referee, Partner Active:

    Active Member of the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases B.C.

    College Active Member Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, ECFA

    Member of the Medical College of Tijuana

    Member of College of Surgeons of Tijuana

    Courses and congresses:

    Dr. Almanza wants to be always informed with current issues in bariatric surgery, updates surgery and presenting research papers in various conferences in showing their experience in patients surgeries weight control. Attends courses and conferences that give you greater knowledge and experience.

    ASMBS Weekend 2017. San Diego CA, June 2017

    Regional Western Meeting in General Surgery. Liver Surgery, Biliary Tract and Pancreas. March 2017

    XVIII International Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, July 2016

    MISS, Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Las Vegas 2016.

    XXV International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Boca del Rio, Veracruz, May 2016

    Bariatric Surgery for the Surgeon Course, Congress of the Mexican Association of General Surgery A.C. Monterrey, November 2015

    Minimally Invasive Surgery 2016 Symposium on February, 2016, Las Vegas, by University of Cincinnati and the Global Academy for Medical Education.
    Course for Bariatric Surgery Surgeon Congress General Surgery Mexican Association of B.C. November 2015.

    VI Latin American Congress of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, IFSO LAC, Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases.
    July 2015.

    The 8th Regional Meeting, Course Limits Without Borders in Bariatric Surgery, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery B.C. Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery B.C. February 2015.

    XVI National Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, Working Presentation: Incidents in 774 patients on Morbidity and Mortality of intra-operative complications and post early in the VSG, relative to other conditions with prior bariatric surgery.

    XXI International Congress of Mexican Association of Endoscopic, Internactional Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons IFSES, Jalisco, Mexico, in April 2012.

    XX International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery B.C. Los Cabos, B.C.S. May 2011.

    Recognition granted H XIX Constitutional City of Tijuana, B.C., Municipal Health Bureau. Jorge Ramos Hernández, Mayor.

    Mexican Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases. A.C. Cancun, Q Roo, July 2009.

    Northwest Regional Meeting of Endoscopy Associations, Surgeries for Obesity, AMH, AMEG

    Recognition of Ministry of Health of the State of Baja California, Residence and Surgery Tijuana General Hospital. 2007.

    Virtual Support Course ATLS trauma, American College of Surgeons,

    Technical Improvement Course provider Perinatal Physician Health, Ministry of Health, Tijuana B.C. November 2002.

    Seminar, Update and Acute Respiratory Infections, Ministry of Health, October 2002.

    Update Course in Pediatric Surgical Pathology, Mexican Society of Pediatric Surgery, June 2001.

    VII International Course of Radiology and Imaging Northwest Society of Radiology and Imaging Northwest, August 1996.

    Work experience

    Professor of Specialized Course in Bariatric Surgery with duration of 1 year per course, endorsed by the Autonomous University of Baja California UABC, and the Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, CMCOEM.
    Currently since 2017

    TJ Bariatric Center, Center for Obesity Surgery, Bariatric Surgeon. Specialist obesity surgeries performed.
    Diego Rivera, 2312, Zona Rio, Tijuana B.C. Current since 2014

    Hospital Jerusalem, Bariatric Surgeon, Av. Fast Track Pte. 12500, Los Santos, 22104 Tijuana, B. C 2009-2014

    General Regional Hospital, IMSS Clinic No. 1, 2007- 2014.

    Base doctor.

    The 3rd Tijuana River. Stage, La Mesa, 22226 Tijuana, BC

    Red Cross of Tijuana, Base Surgeon, 2007 - 2009

    Enrique Silvestre corner Alfonso Gamboa S / N, 2a. Stage Rio, 22420 Tijuana, Baja California

    Tijuana ISSSTE Hospital, Surgeon

    Fray Junipero Sierra, Doctor Base, 2007 - 2009

    Av. Las Palmas no. 4141, Fracc. Las Palmas, C.P. 22440 Tijuana. MEXICO, Baja California

    Tijuana General Hospital SSA, Doctor Base, 2007 - 2009

    Av. Centenario 10851, Zona Rio, 22320 Tijuana, Baja California

    Hospital La Paz, General Medical,

    Avenida 5 de Mayo 704, Centro, 22000 Tijuana, Baja California

    London Hospital, General Medical.

    The 4th Ave. 7431, Zona Centro, 22000 Tijuana, Baja California


    Dr. Almanza's Testimonials


    Do I regret it? (11/19/2022)

    Long answer made short no. This has changed my life for the better as I used to have sleep apnea and a severe level, and it has now been completely resolved! There was other health issues that I had as well that are no longer present. I was 319 pounds at my worst and I am now down to 156 pounds. Th ... * read more.

    Cambio de Vida (11/14/2022)

    Mi nombre es Dayana, y realmente ha sido un proceso delicado los primeros d as, pero sin temor a equivocarme fue la mejor decisi n tomada, he bajado 18 lbs en 2 semanas y me siento divina, Gracias a todo el equipo por ser tan amables y pacientes y en especial al Dr Almanza por hacer que esto fuese p ... * read more.

    Healthy journey (11/11/2022)

    I'm super glad I made the decision to have the procedure done I feel much better I quit smoking after 20 in November will be my 4th month and I have lost about 36pd I feel and look great. The staff at the office is A1 they are the best ... * read more.

    LIFESAVER (11/05/2022)

    This dr was wonderful, and the staff...this was a very safe experience and it truly saved my life. I'm a year out with absolutely know problems..I am over 100 pounds down and counting...have tons of energy , from a size 22 to a size 4. I love shopping now for clothes. ... * read more.

    Gastric Sleeve (11/02/2022)

    I have a great experience with my gastric sleeve surgery and I am so happy I did it. ... * read more.

    The best decision I've ever made (11/02/2022)

    At first I was afraid to have surgery because it was a different country. However, thanks to the testimonies of people close to me, I had the courage to make this decision to have surgery with Dr. Almanza. The arrival at the hospital was wonderful, all the staff very friendly and very professional. ... * read more.

    6 Years and counting (11/02/2022)

    6 years and 9 months ago I made one of the best decisions ever! I flew to Mexico for the gastric Sleeve surgery with Dr. Almanza. I have kept all the weight that I've lost off through proper diet and exercise. I am 5'9" tall and weighs 172 pounds. even though I would rather be at around 155 poun ... * read more.

    70 lbs down! (10/28/2022)

    I'm excited to say that I have lost 70 lbs since my gastric sleeve surgery completed on 6/15/2022. I feel healthier and my weight loss has eliminated my joint pain, heart burn and anxiety. I'm so thankful to Dr. Mario Almanza and his medical team. I was treated with compassion and received the best ... * read more.

    The Process (10/19/2022)

    Since I am not Spanish speaking the process in Tijuana was challenging but they did there best. I am 19 days in and I have lost a total of 15 lbs. I would recommend the procedure but take a friend for morale support. ... * read more.

    6 month success (10/19/2022)

    It was a pleasant experience, I greatly appreciated the nurse who could speak English fluently. She was able to answer all my questions on the 2nd to last day I was there. I have recovered fully and am very happy with the results ... * read more.





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