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I went to mexico bariatric center for a gasteric sleeve surgery in on June 11th. Dr. Louisana Valenzuela was my surgeon. I would recommend them to anyone interestes in going to mexico for surgery. If you have any questions let me no. So far i am down 35lbs from when i started the preop diet. No complications either.

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I read on Yelp they were not that clean? Someone mentioned an oxygen mask on the floor being reused and a blood splattered stretcher.

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Ya i read a few bad reviews to BUT I had a friend wgo went there first hand and experienced it. I trusted here over those reviews. I never saw any blood on the floor or them reusing anything. And i was on the look out for that. I justed wanted to give them an honest review for others considering mexico for sleeve surgery. I am 28 days post surgery. I feel great and am down about 37 lbs. Its an option for people and i would recommend them.

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Thanks yeah I was thinking of going there but those reviews had put me off! Glad you’re doing great and it was clean

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I had GBS in Nov 2021 with Dr. Christian Rodriguez Lopez and all went well. I had no issues with cleanliness. The equipment like the bed and IV monitor/stand is dated, but I understand they’re building a new bariatric center.

He also fixed a hiatal hernia and that alone has drastically improved my life!

This was a good option for me, but I also consulted with my primary care doctor before and after going. Be aware that once you leave, the followup is mainly mass emails about progressing through the different diet phases. I wanted to be sure I had regular followup with a medical professional.

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      I have no clue where to upload this, so I'll put it here. This is pre-op vs the morning of my 6 month appointment! In office I weight 232, that's 88 lbs down since my highest weight, 75 lbs since my surgery weight! I can't believe this jacket fit... I am smaller now than the last time I was this size which the surgeon found really amusing. He's happy with where I am in my weight loss and estimates I'll be around 200 lbs by my 1 year anniversary! My lowest weight as an adult is 195, so that's pretty damn exciting to think I'll be near that at a year. Everything from there will be unknown territory!!

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