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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


    All in good care (10/12/2020)

    My experience and care was all good with Dr. Almanza, Baja Hospital and staff. Everyone was very friendly, caring, and focused on providing the best care possible.

    A very clean and modern hospital was an added benefit as well. I highly recommend Dr. Almanza and his team for weight loss surgery. ... * read more.

    It works! (10/12/2020)

    Immediately after the surgery, it hurt like hell and I just knew I had made one of the biggest mistakes of my life. For several weeks, even rabbits ate better than me as I ate a lot of jello and soft foods like mashed potatoes. Ten months later the weight is off, but I could do better if I stopped ... * read more.

    Dr. Amanda and Baja Hopital (10/12/2020)

    Dr Almanza is a skilled and professional surgeon. The hospital is clean and organized. The head nurse i had daily was qualified and took exceptionally good care of me. She also takes English classes nightly so that she could answer my questions. Some of the night nurses could not speak English. The ... * read more.

    Life changing (10/06/2020)

    At my highest I was 190. Now I'm 135 a year later. I'm 5'2. I was pre-diabetic, had knee and foot problems and started getting high blood pressure. My cholesterol was high. And I was embarrassed. Now the only issue I still have is a foot problem. I had no complications and paid less than my deductib ... * read more.

    Wonderful experience!! (10/06/2020)

    The hospital and staff were great! Everyone was friendly and helpful!! I'm healing well and seem to be on the mend!! I've already lost 13# and some inches :) glad that I made the decision and so glad that I chose Dr Almanza! ... * read more.

    Me siento fantástica (10/06/2020)

    14 de Septiembre 296 libras antes de mi operaci n de manga gastrica hoy 28 de septiembre 279 ,19 libras menos llevo 26 libras dese que empez mi proceso desde el 10 de Agosto que empez en mi pos operatorio estoy muy feliz y me siento otra persona no se me hinchan los pies ya no tomo medicamentos pa ... * read more.

    My New Life (10/01/2020)

    After months of going back and forth about this decision I was finally talked into doing it. I can 100% say I am thankful and blessed for doing this life changing surgery. It has been the best thing for my life. I have so much more energy. I have so much more self esteem. The staff was absolutely am ... * read more.

    Courtney’s Journey (09/30/2020)

    Hello, my name is Courtney. I am 26 years old! I found Dr. Almanza through a friend of mine. I debated about three years before getting the surgery plus I found out I was pregnant. So I'm here to tell you DO NOT WAIT! This is the most and only regret I have.. is not getting it done sooner! I'm so be ... * read more.

    New life! (09/29/2020)

    I am no longer on a cpap. I feel a million times better! My HW 240 SW 229 CW 174 GW 145. My surgery was 90 days ago. My only regret is that I didn't have the procedure done sooner. My before picture is of my mom and I. I'm wearing the striped outfit. ... * read more.

    blessed (09/29/2020)

    Very thankful ... * read more.





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