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Hello everyone,

I'm new here and need help finding the right surgeon in MX. I'm from California. I've been struggling with all the requirements these different Dr's put on us. I had a goal weight to meet and I just cannot lose the rest of it, I mean that is why I need the surgery Bc i cannot do it on my own. Any advice will help. Thank you

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A friend went to a lighter me in Mexico. She had a good experience.

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I would highly recommend Dr Elias Ortiz, from A Lighter Me... As an ICU nurse I had high standards for the surgeon who would do my sleeve. I am nearly 2 years out, and am highly satisfied with my results and the people and staff, at the hospital, A Lighter Me and the hotel, you stay at, are awesome. Since I have had my surgery, and the results I've had, my brother in law, my nephew, a co-worker of my sister and a friend of mine have had surgery with A Lighter Me, and I've heard nothing but positive results. Good luck on your journey!

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After doing some serious research I found that the surgeon I was going to use is bad news. We found a News program from San Diego that did a series on "Dr" Almanza with Weight Loss Agents. PLEASE do NOT use him.

I cancelled my surgery and they tried to say it was a smear campaign... We are currently looking at other surgeons or staying here in the USA.Best of luck. Just do your research!

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I would love the opportunity to discuss our surgeon Dr. Jalil Illan and BariatricPal Team MX services with you.

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Please feel free calling me 619-900-7808 when you have a free minute.

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Okay. Thank you

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I don't if you have heard , there's a few support groups on Facebook.

You should be able to get some help with your diet and sergon in Mexico.

I myself thinking about paying for my VGS.. I want a sergon here in US.

Dr Umbach in Las Vegas charges $10,400

Dr Pleatmen in Michigan charges 11,400

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Best of luck finding someone.

Take care

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