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Dr. Mario Almanza

    Dr. Mario Alberto Almanza Reyes

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

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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

    Great Experience (08/08/2020)

    I had my surgery on July 24th. Im 14 days out and I've already lost 20lbs. The staff is great just make sure u have a translater app on your phone. The nurses don't respond as well in English. ... * read more.

    Dr Mario Almanza is awesome and will explain to your everything detail by detail (08/08/2020)

    Dr Mario Almanza is awesome, very professional since day 1 he made me feel very secure and Honestly the day of surgery I wasn't not even scared of afraid ! I love everything about the procedure and hospital and staff Best decision ever the only thing I regret is not done it sooner In just 2 mon ... * read more.

    My journey after surgery at baja hospital with Dr. Almazar (08/06/2020)

    Hoy cumplo 3 semanas de haber sido operado en Baja Hospital con el Dr. Alm nzar y mi recuperaci n ha sido excelente. No fue f cil tomar la decisi n de hacer someterme a un procedimiento como este pero las atenciones que recib desde que llegue a Baja Hospital fueron excelente y el apoyo del equipo d ... * read more.

    Dr. Mario Almanza (08/06/2020)

    When booking and planning I had no idea what to expect. The staff was amazing - they took excellent care of me. Dr. Almanza and his team explained everything that was going to go on. I never felt scared or worried the whole time I was there. ... * read more.

    My experience (08/04/2020)

    I'm happy that I decided to do my gastric sleeve with dr Almanza in Mexico they treat me Betty nicely and worried about me all the time. ... * read more.

    Highly recommend! (07/26/2020)

    I was able to get the gastric sleeve done with my mom. I was very nervous, new place, and out of my comfort zone. The staff was very welcoming and happy to see us. They were there every time we needed them. They are all so very nice! Doctor Almanza was so genuine and happy and made me more excited t ... * read more.

    Worth every penny! (07/20/2020)

    My husband and I were tired of the yo-yo dieting. One month it was the Atkins diet, then keto, then calorie counting...etc. everything we did brought results that could be seen, but then came the plateau and the disappointment of ending up in the same rut we always did. Eventually the 25-30 pounds w ... * read more.

    Life changing (07/20/2020)

    As of today 7/16 I am down 93 pounds it is a life changing surgery wish I would have done it years ago and the price was amazing I woulda paid 10 times at ... * read more.

    Alive for the first time. (07/20/2020)

    I make this short and sweet. Dr. Almanza was absolutely professional and Performed beyond my expectations. I still have scars but have lost 70+ pounds in 4 months! I feel healthier than any diet ever made me feel. I would suggest this doctor, hospital, and procedure to anyone! ... * read more.

    Unbanded (07/14/2020)

    I had revision surgery from the band to the sleeve on July the 7th. Of course you are sore, but I felt immediately better after having my band removed. Dr. Almonza took extra time to remove all the scar tissue that was caused by the band. I will forever be grateful. ... * read more.

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