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Hello all. I am looking into having the Gastric Sleeve done by Dr. Alvarez in Mexico. I have found such great reviews and information on him in my research. My BMI is not high enough for my insurance to cover it so I will be paying cash. His pricing is affordable but not so low it makes me worry about what I am getting.

Anyone with any information would be much appreciated!

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I'm not sure about Dr. Alvarez , but I was just sleeved on Sept 2nd in Tiajuna I saw Dr alejandro lopez , everything was smooth sailing from the initial call with a consultant to booking the surgery the day I WANTED!!

I paid $4700 which included a Marriott stay for my family of 3 for 3 nights. I only stayed there them the Thursday night before my surgery. The hotel was even very nice and I was treated very well. I was given complimentary broth and popsicles:)

At the end i ended up having to pay an $350 because I had a hiatal hernia repair that the dr found when he went in, i was aware that may happen so i was prepared, but other than that the facility was nice the people were great and no issues with the nurses not speaking English.

Not sure how much Dr. Alvarez is, I even found that was cheaper doctors out there, but I had a friend who went there a few years prior and absolutely loved Dr. Lopez. I made a good choice.....Good Luck!!

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I had my vsg with Dr. Guillermo Alverez at Endobariatric in Mexico in April. I can't remember what my BMI was when I first reached out to them, but it was low. I mention that because between the time I started researching and actually having the surgery I had some other health issues and gained more weight. I think it was 34/35.

Susan is wonderful if you have questions.

I only told my mom about my plans and she was against it at first. Every bit of information I could find, I shared with her. She is the only person I've told. She traveled with me to get vsg as well.

I had a few fears prior to surgery but I was confident that if I was going to have vsg, Dr. Alverez was going to perform it.

I had a textbook/great experience. I woke up with a little nausea after surgery and that lasted for an hour. After that, I didn't really have any pain. I was up and walking a couple of hours after surgery.

I was out walking around the hospital and to the shopping center the next morning to find my mom something to eat.

I stayed an extra day in San Antonio and went down to the Riverwalk and walked too much, may have over did it. The staff at the hotel kept asking when I was headed to have surgery and when I told them I already had it, they were shocked.

I could go on and on but if you have specific questions, let me know.

I have no regrets. Even now when I think I'm not losing as fast as others, Susan and Dr. A are still available to answer my questions and concerns.

Good luck with your journey.

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I had my vsg with Dr. Guillermo Alverez at Endobariatric in Mexico in April. I can't remember what my BMI was when I first reached out to them, but it was low. I mention that because between the time I started researching and actually having the surgery I had some other health issues and gained more weight. I think it was 34/35.

Susan is wonderful if you have questions.

I only told my mom about my plans and she was against it at first. Every bit of information I could find, I shared with her. She is the only person I've told. She traveled with me to get vsg as well.

I had a few fears prior to surgery but I was confident that if I was going to have vsg, Dr. Alverez was going to perform it.

I had a textbook/great experience. I woke up with a little nausea after surgery and that lasted for an hour. After that, I didn't really have any pain. I was up and walking a couple of hours after surgery.

I was out walking around the hospital and to the shopping center the next morning to find my mom something to eat.

I stayed an extra day in San Antonio and went down to the Riverwalk and walked too much, may have over did it. The staff at the hotel kept asking when I was headed to have surgery and when I told them I already had it, they were shocked.

I could go on and on but if you have specific questions, let me know.

I have no regrets. Even now when I think I'm not losing as fast as others, Susan and Dr. A are still available to answer my questions and concerns.

Good luck with your journey.

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I know this is an older post but I am waiting to hear back from Susan. Do they offer any financing? I don't have the 8900 readily available.

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I had my vsg with Dr. Guillermo Alverez at Endobariatric in Mexico in April. I can't remember what my BMI was when I first reached out to them, but it was low. I mention that because between the time I started researching and actually having the surgery I had some other health issues and gained more weight. I think it was 34/35.

Susan is wonderful if you have questions.

I only told my mom about my plans and she was against it at first. Every bit of information I could find, I shared with her. She is the only person I've told. She traveled with me to get vsg as well.

I had a few fears prior to surgery but I was confident that if I was going to have vsg, Dr. Alverez was going to perform it.

I had a textbook/great experience. I woke up with a little nausea after surgery and that lasted for an hour. After that, I didn't really have any pain. I was up and walking a couple of hours after surgery.

I was out walking around the hospital and to the shopping center the next morning to find my mom something to eat.

I stayed an extra day in San Antonio and went down to the Riverwalk and walked too much, may have over did it. The staff at the hotel kept asking when I was headed to have surgery and when I told them I already had it, they were shocked.

I could go on and on but if you have specific questions, let me know.

I have no regrets. Even now when I think I'm not losing as fast as others, Susan and Dr. A are still available to answer my questions and concerns.

Good luck with your journey.

Sent from my iPhone using the BariatricPal App

I know this is an older post but I am waiting to hear back from Susan. Do they offer any financing? I don't have the 8900 readily available.

No, they don't do financing, at least not when I went last year. I did a loan with Lightstream to finance my surgery.

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I had my vsg with Dr. Guillermo Alverez at Endobariatric in Mexico in April. I can't remember what my BMI was when I first reached out to them, but it was low. I mention that because between the time I started researching and actually having the surgery I had some other health issues and gained more weight. I think it was 34/35.

Susan is wonderful if you have questions.

I only told my mom about my plans and she was against it at first. Every bit of information I could find, I shared with her. She is the only person I've told. She traveled with me to get vsg as well.

I had a few fears prior to surgery but I was confident that if I was going to have vsg, Dr. Alverez was going to perform it.

I had a textbook/great experience. I woke up with a little nausea after surgery and that lasted for an hour. After that, I didn't really have any pain. I was up and walking a couple of hours after surgery.

I was out walking around the hospital and to the shopping center the next morning to find my mom something to eat.

I stayed an extra day in San Antonio and went down to the Riverwalk and walked too much, may have over did it. The staff at the hotel kept asking when I was headed to have surgery and when I told them I already had it, they were shocked.

I could go on and on but if you have specific questions, let me know.

I have no regrets. Even now when I think I'm not losing as fast as others, Susan and Dr. A are still available to answer my questions and concerns.

Good luck with your journey.

Sent from my iPhone using the BariatricPal App

I know this is an older post but I am waiting to hear back from Susan. Do they offer any financing? I don't have the 8900 readily available.

No, they don't do financing, at least not when I went last year. I did a loan with Lightstream to finance my surgery.

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