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Louisiana Valenzuela, MD

Dr. Louisiana ValenzuelaLouisiana Valenzuela, MD (Dr. V), is a dedicated 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 2,500 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.


About Dr. Valenzuela

What makes Dr. Valenzuela one of the best bariatric surgeons:

– Performed over 2,500 Weight Loss Surgeries
– Trained under Dr. Juan Corvala at Hospital Angeles
– Graduated from the prestigious Universidad Autónoma de Baja
– From 2009, Dr. Valenzuela has been practicing high volume bariatric and metabolic surgeries
– Limits Surgeries to Three Per Day, Performs Every Surgery She Schedules
Extremely Low Complications Rate


Are You a Candidate?



Mexico Weight Loss Surgery

Gastric Sleeve 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 – 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 – 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.

Sleeve Plication Surgery

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)
- Gastric Sleeve to Duodenal Switch
- Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG) to Sleeve or Bypass
- Gastric Bypass to Gastric Bypass Revision

Gastric Banding Surgery

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.



Change your life forever!

Over 300,000 Americans die every year due to complications from obesity epidemic. Weight loss surgery is an excellent option for people dealing with weight issues, and can help prevent premature deaths. Change your lifestyle, increase your life expectancy, make a positive change in your life and people close to you...

Become a Success Story

Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC), representing one of the most acclaimed bariatric surgeons in the world - Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, from Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Valenzuela has been a crucial part of the success of thousands of patients who have undergone laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Having had so many successful procedures, Dr. Valenzuela has earned a great reputation throughout Mexico and the United States. She has a team of seasoned, veteran weight loss specialists that will be with you throughout the weight loss surgical process. Dr. Valenzuela offers multiple surgical options for those seeking to lose weight effectively and permanently. She is capable of doing all type of bariatric and metabolic surgeries to address the unique needs of each of our patients.

Start your weight loss journey today and become a success story in the MBC family!



Drastic Difference After 6 Months.

Drastic Difference After 6 Months.


July 27, 2015 - Down 70 pounds and feeling amazing! I can't wait to lose the last 50 pounds so I can reach my total goal👍 thank you to Dr. Valenzuela and MBC! I am so glad I chose ya'll to do my surgery! Lauren

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