You have reached the most distinguished weight loss surgeon in all of Mexico. Dr. Verboonen and a highly experienced and respected team, provide you with unparalleled support, guidance, and comprehensive weight loss before and after care that you will not find elsewhere.
Since 1995, Dr. Sergio Verboonen and his amazing team at the best stat-of-the-art surgical facility located in the highly diverse and beautiful city of Tijuana, Mexico. Not only is Dr. Verboonen the pioneer in bariatric surgery in all of Mexico, he has also opened the doors to many up-and-coming bariatric surgeons who have performed their residency at his practice creating The V Bariatric Institute.
Dr. Sergio Verboonen has performed well over 10,000 Gastric Sleeve (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy) and Mini Gastric Bypass (One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass) surgeries, 5,000 gastric band surgeries, and over 4,000 various other surgeries related to weight loss.
Dr. Sergio Verboonen pioneered the “certification” as a “bariatric surgeon” for all existing bariatric surgeons in Mexico, and he is a proud member of the ASMBS and IFSO, and certified by CMCG, and CMCOEM in Mexico. He is more than multi-certified, he is also a co-author bariatric surgeon in Tijuana Mexico with over 24 years of bariatric experience. Dr. Verboonen is a distinguished member, teacher, and collaborator with the most prestigious medical institutions in Mexico and has received the highest grade of accolades from universities and colleagues within the medical industry. He is consistently sought out as the most influential and distinguished bariatric surgeon and he is a frequent speaker at medical conferences in Mexico & the US.
There isn’t a single certification in existence or bariatric procedure that Dr. Verboonen has not earned or mastered. For over 24 years Dr. Verboonen has devoted himself to the perfection of the Mini Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Tijuana Mexico.
Normally, this procedure can take between 2-3 hours, and Dr. Verboonen is able to successfully complete it in 50 minutes or less – thanks to his extensive training, 24 year experience and the teamwork preformed inside the OR.
Also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy, vertical gastroplasty or sleeve gastroplasty, this procedure is another option for you to help you with morbid obesity through a safe and highly successful surgery option. Dr. Verboonen’s unmatched expertise provides you a weight loss surgery procedure that will definitely help you reach your weight loss goals faster, safely and consistently.
Unlike a traditional multi-port laparoscopic approach, SPL leaves only a single small scar. Also known as Single incision laparoscopic surgery (or SILS) is a procedure that is essentially scarless because the incision is hidden within the umbilicus.
Dr. Sergio Verboonen’s extensive experience and advance skill set provides you with unparalleled level of expertise. Providing the benefits of fewer scars, the opportunity of less pain, and shorter recovery periods, SILS is one of the newest laparoscopic techniques and it is regarded as non-invasive. In general, SILS techniques take about the same amount of time to do as traditional laparoscopic surgeries.