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Your responses will help Dr. Miguel Montalvo provide you with the best possible care.

What's Next?

Embark on your journey to better health with us! Our dedication to your well-being means you’ll receive the personalized support and expert guidance you deserve. Follow these three simple steps to schedule your surgery date:

1. Wait For Approval

Dr. Miguel Montalvo will carefully review your health form within 24-48 hours and send an approval notice to your coordinator.

2. Pick A Date

Our coordinator will contact you to choose your surgery date and check the calendar for Dr. Montalvo’s availability.

3. Book Your Surgery

Submit your deposit online. A non-refundable $200 deposit or a partially refundable $500 deposit is required.

We have changed over 4,000 lives!

Our mission is to transform lives through the power of weight loss surgery. With dedication and expertise, we’ve already impacted the lives of over 4,000 individuals.

We use advanced surgery techniques, give personalized care, and offer ongoing support to help people reclaim their health and energy. From beating health problems caused by obesity to feeling more confident, our patients’ success stories keep us motivated every day.

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Clients Satisfied

Today is my one year anniversary of my surgery and I could not be happier. I am down 85 lbs and all of my previous obesity related health issues are gone. I have so much energy and confidence now. I'll forever be grateful for Dr. Montalvo and his fabulous work, I had zero complications and a super smooth recovery.
Jennifer K Patient Testimonial
Jennifer K.
Gastric Sleeve Patient
I haven’t been under 200 lbs since forever! Just shy of 2 months in my new life with the gastric sleeve I have reached my first goal! I have been given this awesome tool that obviously is successful I just need to remember I’m worth it! Thank you MBC!!!
Sarah S Patient Testimonial
Sarah S.
Gastric Sleeve Patient
One year ago I changed my life! I have lost 115 lbs. No regrets and I still enjoy food just with a better balance and outlook! If you’re on the fence just do it, I feel so much better in all aspects. There has been sacrifice but it’s all so worth it.
Josie C Patient Testimonial
Josie S.
Gastric Sleeve Patient

Frequently Asked Questions

Our all-inclusive package includes basically everything besides the flight.

  • Ground Transportation
  • Hospital Fees
  • Surgeons Fees
  • Anesthesiologist Fees
  • Antibiotics and Pain Medicine
  • Registered Dietitian
  • 2 or 3 Nights at Hospital
  • 1 Night Hotel Stay (Pre-Op)
  • Titanium Staples
  • Discharge Medication
  • On-Call Surgeon Liaison (Medical Specialist)
  • Pre-Op Lab Testing/Blood Work
  • Post-Op Testing/Leak Tests
  • Aftercare Support (Facebook support group with over 5,000 past patients)
  • Patient Coordinator for all your needs
  • Medical Instruments/Equipment
  • WI-FI in hospital and hotel
  • Optional Medical Tourism Insurance Coverage for $149
  • Companion at $245 for sleeve and $390 for other procedures 

You will be staying at Hyatt Place Hotel in Tijuana, Mexico. Your hotel stay is covered in our all-inclusive bariatric surgery packages.

Our preferred payment options are Cashier’s Check, Zelle, or Direct Deposit. We also accept Debit/Credit Card, In-person Deposits, Wire Transfers, and Cash. 

Financing options include:

  • Personal Loan (Multiple Lenders, including SoFi, Bank of America)
  • United Credit
  • eFinancing Solutions
  • Financing in Canada

Yes you can come with a companion or go alone. The companion fee is $245-$390 for their entire stay at the hotel depending on the surgery procedure. Companions are not allowed to stay at the hospital however, we do have visiting hours so they can come see you. 

A current passport is advised for all individuals in your party. If you do not have a passport or your passport is expired, we suggest ordering an expedited passport application/renewal in order to receive your passport prior to your departure to Mexico.

If you do NOT have a passport

If you are crossing the border, you may use one of the following instead of a conventional passport only upon approval from your Patient Coordinator.

  • Passport ID Card
  • Enhanced Driver’s License (Currently only the following states that provide these are: Washington, Vermont, Michigan, Minnesota, and New York)
  • Both a Valid Driver’s License/ID Card AND Original U.S. Birth Certificate (no copies). It is also highly suggested to bring your Social Security card as well as a recent utility/cell phone bill that matches your name and the address shown on your license/ID (in combination with License and original U.S. Birth Certificate)

Our Hospital

Our specialized bariatric facility, located a short 20-minute drive from the San Diego Airport, provides the safety and amenities found in larger hospitals. Mexico Bariatric Center, a private establishment dedicated to bariatric surgery, offers on-site radiology, endoscopy services, four fully equipped operating rooms, and post-operative recovery suites.

Mexico Bariatric Center

Av. Salvador Novo 1060, Zona Urbana Rio Tijuana, 22320 Tijuana, B.C., Mexico