Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico
We’re often asked “is weight loss surgery in Mexico safe” and “is weight loss surgery in Mexico cheaper”. To help address these questions, we wanted to compile a list of reasons that we recommend weight loss surgery in the United States versus in Mexico.
National Bariatric Accreditation
While all of our surgeons are board certified, our team has also worked hard to become a bariatric accredited facility. That means our bariatric surgical center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
For patients, this accreditation ensures we are following all of the national safety standards as well as providing a comprehensive program focused on your success.
In addition, insurance companies are more likely to cover a procedure at a nationally accredited bariatric center than at a non-accredited facility.
Follow-Up WEIGHT LOSS SURGICAL Care
With all of our weight loss procedures, follow-up care with your surgeon is imperative. As with any surgery, it’s very important for the surgeon who actually performed the procedure to track your progress and make sure everything is healing properly. That’s why having a local weight loss surgeon is very important to the overall success of your procedure.
When you have a weight loss procedure at our hospital, you get a comprehensive team that’s focused on your success. You will have regular visits with your surgeon but you will also receive support from our bariatric coordinator and dietician. In addition, we provide free weight loss support groups where you can learn about how to live a healthy lifestyle after weight loss surgery, which is important to your long-term success.
COST OF WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
Many patients are very concerned about the cost associated with weight loss surgery. The great news is more insurance companies will cover the cost of a weight loss procedure at our hospital because of our national accreditation. This could mean less out of pocket expense for you while still receiving the quality of care from a local weight loss center. In addition, we have a team that can help work with your insurance to determine your coverage before you ever have any expenses.