Ismael Cabrera Garcia, MD is a dedicated bariatric surgeon specializing in metabolic and bariatric surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Cabrera has education and training in both Mexico and US by top specialists. He is certified by Mexican Council of General and Bariatric Surgeons and has been performing laparoscopic bariatric surgeries since 2009. Dr. Ismael Cabrera has completed over 2,500 bariatric surgeries to date. Dr. Cabrera has been a bariatric and metabolic surgeon for Mexico Bariatric Center since 2012.
Dr. Ismael Cabrera graduated with a general surgery degree. For 1.5 years, he trained with Dr. Juan Corvala in Hospital Angeles Tijuana. Dr. Cabrera completed a one-year certification, from Dr. Kelvin Higa, at Fresno Surgical Hospital. Since then, he has worked in the public hospital of Tecate, Tijuana, and Puebla, and has participated in multiple post-doctoral training programs. He is a regular attendee of bariatric and metabolic conferences, like Long Beach XV World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in 2010 and 2015 Vienna Austria IFSO Congress.
Dr. Cabrera holds informational seminars related to bariatric surgery in U.S. and Canada. He has educated and put to ease hundreds of attendees of these seminars in cities with obesity problems like Houston, Seattle, and Baton Rouge. He is capable of performing Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Revisional Surgeries, such as failed Gastric Band surgery to Gastric Sleeve or RNY Bypass surgery.