The border city of Tijuana (TIA JUANA) is the largest city in Baja California Peninsula and part of the San Diego / Tijuana metropolitan area. As one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in Mexico, Tijuana is a crucial player in education, culture, art, economics and politics. Equipped with the latest medical technology, Tijuana Mexico attracts medical tourists seeking advanced procedures. Tijuana is one of the premier destinations for individuals undergoing weight loss surgery, and for good reason.
Tijuana, is very close to the U.S. border, just minutes away from the San Diego International Airport. Moreover, Tijuana has quality medical care at discounted rates. For example, Gastric Bypass procedures offered at ~$25,000 in the US is priced almost one-fourth for ~$6000. Americans and Canadians can find top surgeons and quality hospitals that are specialized in bariatric and metabolic surgery for a fraction of the cost with no wait as in the case of Canada.
Quick Fact: Did you know that 50,000 United States citizens safely cross the US border every day, and 1 Million United State Citizens live in Mexico?
Why Undergo Bariatric Surgery in Tijuana?
Precautions about travelling to Tijuana should NOT keep patients to look into this viable option for bariatrics. Tijuana is as safe as a lot of places in U.S. You save a lot of money and get surgery with an excellent surgeon. Mexico Bariatric Center hand picks dedicated bariatric surgeons that are skilled and experienced. MBC does not overbook its surgeons and has limits per day for each one. Mexico Bariatric Center also selects high-volume certified hospital facilities. All of our bariatric surgeons operating in Tijuana work at full-service hospitals. One of our hospitals includes Hospital Mi Doctor, a top-notch hospital with the following features:
- Three State-of-the-Art Operating Rooms
- In-House Radiology Department
- Endoscopy-Suite In-House
- Backup Generator
Tijuana Hospital Mi Doctor is a mere three blocks from the U.S. border and can provide all the main bariatric surgeries.
Tijuana Weight Loss Surgeons
Mexico Bariatric Center surgeons are world-renown and have close to zero complications with high success rate.
Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela
Dr. Ismael Cabrera
Dr. Mario Camelo Ramos
Dr. Jaime Ponce
Tijuana Weight Loss Surgery Facilities
Tijuana Surgery Hospital – Mi Doctor Hospital
Tijuana Hospital Mi Doctor is a new, modern full-service hospital that is about 20 minutes away from San Diego airport and has fully equipped, the state of the art operating room, two floors dedicated to bariatric patients and intensive-Care Unit (ICU). Mi Doctor Hospital can handle any bariatric procedure. Contact our staff to learn more and read more.
Tijuana Hospital – INT
INT Hospital in Tijuana is a full-service hospital, contact our staff to learn or read more.
Tijuana Hyatt Place Hotel
Brand new Hyatt Place is ranked number one among 44 hotels in Tijuana. The hotel is located in a prominent neighborhood close to Paseo Chapultepec. This luxurious hotel offers excellent services to MBC’s patients and provides chicken broth, Jello and bottled water. read more
Tijuana, Mexico Facts, and Statistics:
- Tijuana established officially on July 11, 1889.
- The city’s name originated from a property piece called as “Rancho de la Tia Juana” or Aunt Juana’s Ranch” which is placed in the town at the end of the 18 century.
- The valley is surrounded by canyons, mountains and ravines.
- The world’s busiest border. ( >40 million people per year)
- The inhabitants are around 2 million and are the third most populous municipality in the country.
- Manufacturing, medical tourism, commerce and construction are leading economic enterprises in the city.
- The Direct foreign investment makes it the third in the Mexico.
- In 1864, it opened its first customs office.
- There are major clusters for the aerospace and medical industry etc.
Avenida Revolución, Tijuana Cultural Center, Playas de Tijuana, Agua Caliente Race Track, Tijuana Country Club and Estadio Gasmart.
Road Trip to Ensenada:
There are two ways to get to Ensenada from Tijuana. There is a “Free Road” that runs from downtown Tijuana to Ensenada. And there is the coastal toll road to Ensenada which serves as a major artery for tourism and commerce. This scenic road goes from Rosarito to Ensenada passes through El Descanso, Puerto Nuevo, Primo Tapia, Campo Lopez, La Fonda, Bajamar, and San Miguel. Rosarito Attractions: Exploration (Titanic Museum), Rosarito Spring Break. Ensenada Attractions: Hussongs Cantina, La Bufadora, Mercado de Mariscos (Ensenada Fish Market), Valle de Guadalupe (Valley of Guadalupe), Surfing and Whale Watching.
A lot of Americans choose to move and live in Mexico after seeing what Mexico has to offer. Lower real estate prices, property tax, food and medical expenses make Mexico appealing. You will find a lot of foreigners in Playas de Tijuana, Rosarito, Ensenada and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
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