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Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo in Puerto Vallarta



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If you are considering surgery in Mexico, I would highly recommend Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo with the Weight Loss Team in Puerto Vallarta. I am 4 days post-op from VSG surgery and everything went so smoothly. The hospital, CBQ Riveria Nayarit is new, state of art, absolutely spotless, beautiful, much nicer than any hospital I have ever seen in the U.S. I was actually sitting on a balcony watching the sunset over the ocean the evening after my surgery.Gerald, the Executive Patient Support Manager is wonderful! I only stayed in the hospital one night, but most patients stay two. The next two days, I enjoyed a beautiful resort with my family before traveling home. I was in Puerto Vallarto for 4 nights, but most stay 5. I feel like I had a surgery while on a tropical vacation!

I have had absolutely no nausea or refulx, and very minimal pain. I really wouldn't even call it pain, just a little soreness. I'm not sure why my surgery seems to have been so much easier than my friends' surgeries in other places, but it truly was, and Dr. Hidalgo has a few protocols post and pre surgery that were different than my friends' surgeries. He only does 1 or 2 surgeries a day.

Please feel free to message me if you have questions.

Edited by rene50

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Hey Rene,

I am considering him right now. Do you know of anyone else who was his patient? And may I ask why you chose CMQ?

It's a very nerve wrecking process as I'm sure you know.

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No, I'm sorry I don't know anyone else who was his patient. Dr. Hidalgo does surgeries at a few different hospitals in PVR, and CMQ seemed to have the best reputation. Good luck, and yes, I know it is a very nerve wrecking process and you want to make sure you make the right decison. I am over a year out now and have had no problems. I'm 3 pounds away from my orginal goal, but I seem to be holding steading at this weight, and that's okay with me. Wishing you the best!

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