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Bariatric Prices in Mexico

People from United States, Canada and UK have found that bariatric prices in Mexico are very competitive, saving themselves huge medical bills and long waiting times in their own countries. Dr Castaneda´s medical tourism services provide health care privately to patients arriving from different parts of the world. In just over 6 years Dr Castaneda has successfully performed over 5000 bariatric procedures at 2 of the best private hospitals in Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara.

The cost of weight loss surgery is often exorbitant and intimidating. Our exclusive bariatric prices in Mexico deliver lower costs for gastric bypass surgery, duodenal switch, gastrectomy sleeve and gastric band surgery. The average cost of surgeries of this nature can cost from $15,000 – $35,000. However, with Dr Castaneda the cost of surgery can start from as little as $5,000 to $7,000 depending on the type of surgery required.

Location Matters – Our Hospitals Near You

We operate at 2 state-of-the-art medical facilities in beautiful Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara, Mexico. Just a short flight away from places such as San Diego and Texas, USA. This also greatly reduces the traveling expenses which may be incurred to reach the facilities.
Gastric bypass is among the most common types of bariatric surgery, it can cost usually anything from $12,500 to as much as $30, 000 in the United States. Even though the cost of this surgery is usually high, at our private hospital the surgery is offered at 30% to 40% less expensive.

In the United States, the cost of gastric sleeve application ranges from $14,000 to $25,000. And again, with Dr Castaneda you can save up to 50% for the same surgery. This cost is also cheaper when compared to the charges usually applied in Canada and UK.

In the United Kingdom, the cost of adjustable gastric band ranges from $7,000 to $25,000. However, having the same surgery with us not only can save you as much as 50%, but also our special surgery packages may include preoperative evaluation and tests, nutrition programs, antibiotics and pain relieving drugs, hospital fees, hotel, airport and hospital transportation, anesthesiologist fees and many other covers. Consult with Dr Castaneda for more information, special promotions and prices.

Mini Gastric Bypass surgery can cost between $20,000 to $30,000 in North America. When this same surgery is done with Dr Castaneda, you may save up to 35% to 45%. Mini Gastric Bypass surgeries are also very expensive in Canada and the United Kingdom with costs starting from $10,000 to $25,000.

Best Private Care at Affordable Prices

Dr Castaneda´s medical team is highly experienced and qualified, we offer the best private surgery at popular prices. We meet every international safety standard, and successful outcomes for our patients is the driving force behind everything we do. If you´re looking for the best bariatric prices in Mexico whilst receiving the best private treatment, ask Dr Castaneda for a free telephone consultation today.


Diabetes Surgery in Mexico

Also known as, diabetes mellitus, diabetes is an ailment caused by high amounts of sugar in the body. The insulin hormone triggers this condition. A serious disease that can affect other body parts, it leads to cardiovascular diseases, blindness, stroke, kidney malfunctions, amputation and damage of the nerves.
Bariatric surgery also referred to as weight loss surgery can be carried out to treat individuals with diabetes problems. The procedures involve the reduction of stomach size, also known as restrictive method.

Malabsorptive methods minimize amounts of nutrients and calories taken into the body. Common surgeries include gastric bypass, which incorporates both malabsorptive and restrictive methods. Gastric band and gastric sleeve surgery are both restrictive. If you are looking for diabetes surgery in Mexico, keep reading and find out more about this treatment.

Weight Loss Surgery for Diabetes

Also known as sleeve gastrectomy, gastric sleeve is a surgery that involves the removal of a portion of the stomach leaving a sleeve resembling a banana. These sleeve controls the amount of food ingested in the body, whilst there´s also lesser amounts produced of the hormone that triggers hunger, eventually causing low appetite.

There are two phases performed on patients presenting some risks and high levels of body mass index. This surgery has advantages in that 18 months after surgery, the patient can shed up to 60% of their body weight. There is also a normal intake of vitamins, proteins, fats and sugars.

Disadvantages may include deficiencies of vitamin B12, increased chances of having to undergo surgery again, and tear on the line of surgery could cause leakage.

Gastric bypass is another form of diabetes surgery. During surgery, the removal of a larger part of the stomach leaves a small portion the size of an egg. This reduces the amount of food taken in the body. Formation of acids takes place in the remaining stomach combining with nutrients in the ileum, hormones that relate to hunger produce less often causing reduction in appetite. Nutrients and calories follow a different path leading to less absorption in the body. Patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery usually recover quickly and with minimal incisions. There can be massive weight loss ranging from 60-85 kilograms.

Risks associated may include deficiencies in iron and vitamins, blocking and ulcers in the stomach, spleen injuries and leaking on the weak lines of the stomach.

Gastric banding involves the tying of the upper part of the stomach using a band referred to as the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band. This forms a smaller stomach that inhibits intake of food, the band has a port that is adjustable to a larger or smaller size. Saline used inflates the band causing a feeling of fullness hence less intake of food. Usually, within a period of 3 to 5 months, some patients lose up to 50% of body weight. The procedure is reversible, and one can make adjustments on the band whenever necessary. The patient recovers quickly and there are minimal incisions on the body.

Laparoscopic Surgery

Advancements in technology have led to methods that involve one incision. Dr Castaneda is an expert bariatric surgeon specializing in laparoscopic weight loss surgery, contact him or his medical team to ask for more information about diabetes surgery in Mexico.