Louisiana Valenzuela, MD – Bariatric Surgeon
Louisiana Valenzuela, MD, is a bariatric surgeon practicing weight loss surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. Louisiana Valenzuela, MD, is one of the most skilled and experienced bariatric and metabolic surgeon practicing weight loss surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela has performed over 2,000 bariatric surgeries. Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in 2002. From 2005 to 2009, Dr. Valenzuela learned general and trauma surgery at the Hospital General de Occidente. From 2009, Dr. Valenzuela has been practicing bariatric surgery. Find us on Google+
About Dr. Valenzuela
– Performed over 2,500 Weight Loss Surgeries – Trained under Dr. Juan Corvala at Hospital Angeles – Graduated from the prestigious Universidad Autónoma de Baja – Limits Surgeries to Three Per Day, Performs Every Surgery She Schedules
Mexico Weight Loss Surgery
Gastric Sleeve Surgery – Gastric sleeve surgery is a restrictive procedure that reduces the stomach capacity 85%, which allows patients to combat obesity effective.
Gastric Bypass Surgery – Gastric bypass surgery is both a restrictive and malabsorptive procedure that provides high expected weight loss. Today, gastric bypass is the most popular bariatric procedure to date.
Duodenal Switch – Duodenal switch is a restrictive and malabsorptive procedure that produces the highest expected weight loss of all weight loss surgeries. Because of the powerfulness of the procedure, Duodenal Switch is reserved for morbidly obese patients.
Gastric Sleeve Plication – Gastric Sleeve Plication, otherwise known as Gastric Plication, is a restrictive weight loss procedure which is completely reversible. Gastric Sleeve Plication is a newer weight loss procedure which was been growing rapidly.
Revision Procedures – Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela can perform a host of bariatric surgery revisions that allow patients to change an existing bariatric surgery or to upgrade the procedure. One of the most common revision surgeries including Lap-Band to Gastric Sleeve, Re-Sleeve (Undergoing gastric sleeve again to tighten the sleeve), and Gastric Sleeve to Duodenal Switch.
Gastric Banding Surgery – Gastric banding surgery, otherwise known under the brand names: Lap-Band and REALIZE system, is a restrictive procedure that creates a small pouch on the upper portion of the stomach which reduces food intake. Although we list this procedure, Dr. Valenzuela no longer recommends this bariatric surgery due to complications and unnecessary risks. Patients should consider gastric sleeve surgery, as the best alternative.