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HI all,

Just returned from gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana, Mexico with Dr. Mario Almanza. I only met the Dr one time. He thoroughly explained the operation and then posed for photo ops with each patient. Never saw or heard him after that morning. However, the hospital was in excellent condition, almost new. The staff was professional, courteous, supportive and nice. I had a few travel hiccups, but overall I believe the opportunity was exceptional and would recommend both Dr and hospital.

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HI all,
Just returned from gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana, Mexico with Dr. Mario Almanza. I only met the Dr one time. He thoroughly explained the operation and then posed for photo ops with each patient. Never saw or heard him after that morning. However, the hospital was in excellent condition, almost new. The staff was professional, courteous, supportive and nice. I had a few travel hiccups, but overall I believe the opportunity was exceptional and would recommend both Dr and hospital.
My surgery is with Dr. Almanza April 8th. I've had 3 friends have surgery with him. He's in surgery every day, Mon -Fri. He's in very high demand. Glad to hear you had a positive experience. Might I ask what the hiccups were? I just want to be prepared.

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My travel problems were with Southwest, nothing to do with the surgery center. But I wasn't prepared for them so I was overly anxious and nervous about the whole situation. We had plane problems when we went to leave the terminal which grounded the plane. Then we had to end of switching planes about 3 hours later. This made me late arriving in San Diego so I missed the last van to Tijuana. I had to spend the night in San Diego. It took me over 2 hours to find a hotel and I didn't really have the extra money to spend on that. But in the end, I caught the van in the morning and surgery went on as planned.

On 1/3/2019 at 10:31 PM, Lisa Adair said:

My surgery is with Dr. Almanza April 8th. I've had 3 friends have surgery with him. He's in surgery every day, Mon -Fri. He's in very high demand. Glad to hear you had a positive experience. Might I ask what the hiccups were? I just want to be prepared.

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19 minutes ago, dabbadoo00 said:

Did you have any issues post-op (like infection)? Did you have this done at Grand View?

No infections or problems!!! Yes, Grand View!!

Truly no problems. Great experience!!

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