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Hi I'm considering having surgery I'm Mexico I've been considering and researching for two years and I'm finally ready to go to the next step. I found a clinic called a slimmer me.clinic the surgeon has just begun doing surgeries and the prices are very cheap, I just signed up with this app and was just wondering if anyone has heard of this clinic or the surgeon his name is Dr. Luis Enrique Montaño

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I'm finding very little information on him unfortunately. I went to Mexico for mine but my surgeon was Dr. Jalil Illan and his services were great.

I just suggest being extra cautious if you're unable to find much information on the surgeon.

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@@livie1000

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

You can read about Dr. Illan here

https://teammx.baria...-oasis-hospital

Watch what our patients have to say about Dr. Jalil Illan, Oasis of Hope Hospital and BariatricPal Team MX

http://www.bariatric...-7#entry4359687

Tour the Oasis Hospital

 https://teammx.baria.../pages/hospital

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

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Please do not go to someone who is inexperienced or go to the cheepest. I had my surgery with Dr Quinones on January 25th. There are also good doctors through this site like Dr. Illan. There is already a measure of risk going to Mexico, make sure you find a good doctor.

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You spent 2 years on research don't settle for anything cheap and you should always go with experience. Please take your time with choosing a surgeon. Best wishes to you

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Every surgeon had to start somewhere, but where would that be?

A new surgeon should be working for years with an experienced one. Once he is experienced enough to be out on his own, he isn't new anymore.

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I'm finding very little information on him unfortunately. I went to Mexico for mine but my surgeon was Dr. Jalil Illan and his services were great.

I just suggest being extra cautious if you're unable to find much information on the surgeon.

how much did you pay. im considering dr. alamanza in Mexico

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I'm finding very little information on him unfortunately. I went to Mexico for mine but my surgeon was Dr. Jalil Illan and his services were great.

I just suggest being extra cautious if you're unable to find much information on the surgeon.

how much did you pay. im considering dr. alamanza in mexico

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$4400 and if you visit the links Bill posted in his first post above it'll give you all the info!

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Hello everyone after researching and video chatting with the surgeon I have decided to make the next step and schedule my surgery I will be having surgery at the end of the month

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Yes I'm going to Mexico my dr is Dr. Luis Enrique Montaño

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@@livie1000 how long is the stay with them? And how much is it for the gastric Sleeve. I randomly came across them as well and wasn't able to find any YouTube videos or reviews on them or the dr.

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