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Dr. Sergio Verboonen M.D
Bariatric Surgeon - M.D
  • Qualification Board Certified, M.D, Specialized Medicine, Bariatric Surgeon
  • Certifications
    • Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia General
    • Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia General
    • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Facultad de Medicina
    • ASMBS - American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
    • IFSO - The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
    • CMCG - Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia General
    • CMCOEM

Once an obesse person himself, Dr. Verboonen decided to make it his mission in life to perfect and expand the then existing and limited Lap Band surgery as a primary weight loss option.  For over a decade Dr. Verboonen traveled the world and performed surgeries hand and hand with other doctors in order to innovate both the technique and the technology used.  Dr. Sergio Verboonen pioneered the “certification” as a “bariatric surgeon” for all existing bariatric surgeons in Mexico, and he isone of very few bariatric surgeons certified by the IFSOCMCG, and CMCOEM in Mexico.

One of the best things about Dr Sergio Verboonen is that he isn’t just a traditional doctor. He is someone who is recognized in laparoscopic surgery.  He helped people regain their sense of health and happiness. Those individuals who underwent weight loss surgery in Mexico feel alive and rejuvenated once again. They were able to move past obesity and step into their new lives. They have a newfound sense of happiness and freedom that came from losing weight and overcoming their struggles.

As a Bariatric surgeon in Mexico, Dr Sergio Verboonen is a Member of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, the Medical Association of General Surgeons of Mexico and the Society of Mexican Surgeons of the Obese. When you make the decision to trust in him to complete the procedure at hand, you can rest assured that you are getting someone who knows what they are doing.

Unparalleled Experience: He is more than multi-certified, he is one of the leading, world-renowned, and a co-author bariatric surgeon in Tijuana Mexico with over 24 years of experience.  For more than fifteen years and thousands of satisfied patients, Dr. Verboonen has truly become one of the leading bariatric surgeons in Mexico.

Leader: He is consistently sought out as the most influential and distinguished bariatric surgeon and he is a frequent speaker at medical conferences in Mexico, and around the globe.

Educator: 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.



  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Plication Surgery
  • Single Incision Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Dueodenal Switch Surgery

Since 1996, Dr. Verboonen has been performing thousands of bariatric surgeries in Tijuana and Cancun Mexico.  He has also participated as an educator for dozens of highly recognized bariatric surgeons who have taken his knowledge and became great surgeons.  Dr. Verboonen’s expertise extends to the One Anastomosis gastric bypass, for which he became a co-author with one of the world’s most recgonized surgeons.

Safest in the industry: With the help of Dr Sergio Verboonen, people have been able to get the weight loss surgery in Mexico they need. As a Bariatric surgeon in Mexico, Dr Sergio Verboonen has more than 19 years of experience in the field. This means you are getting someone who is extremely knowledgeable in the field and knows what needs to be done to address the problem with obesity in the world. It all starts by making small changes in the way things are done in your everyday life so that when the surgery is done and over with you can keep the weight off. He doesn’t just perform the surgery on patients, he makes sure the patient is armed with the knowledge they need to succeed in the future. It isn’t about dwelling on the things that happened in the past, it is about getting the weight loss surgery in Mexico that you need and moving forward in life.

People Love Him!: This Bariatric surgeon in Mexico is widely known in the United States as Dr. V. He garnered this reputation from having countless patients who were satisfied with the level of care they received before, during and after their surgery. Many people have referred others to him because they know he is someone who is well trained in what it takes to help someone else out and get them on the right path. As a certified surgeon, he has completed more than 10,000 laparoscopic procedures for patients just like you. This tells you that you can put your trust in him to handle the procedure for you.

Academic History: He graduated from UNAM, Mexico, D.F. Postgraduate with his MD. He continues to work as a LapBand certified surgeon today helping anyone who needs assistance in losing weight. With more than 2,300 gastric band surgeries completed to date, he is constantly expanding his knowledge and working to help people overcome their weight struggles. Instead of feeling like there is no hope, this Bariatric surgeon in Mexico helps people find a way to get to their ideal weight using weight loss surgery in Mexico.

Dr Sergio Verboonen is one of three individuals who started Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery in Mexico. Thanks to his extensive experience and expertise in the field, he is one of the premier leaders for weight loss surgery in Mexico. People come from all over the place to have him perform their weight loss surgery and help them get on the path to a happier and healthier new you.

  • 24 Years of Experience
  • Multi Certified
  • Most Trusted Surgeon
  • Superior Ethics
  • First class care
  • Meets and exceeds USA standards
  • AMBS Certified
  • IFSO Certified

Most Experienced Surgeon: With over 21 years of bariatric experience, Dr. Verboonen has no equal when it cames to gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and of course, his favory the mini gastric bypass bariatric surgeries.

Pioneer: Dr. Verboonen is a freaquen speaker at distinguished conferences around the world regarding the bariatric surgeries and proliferate safe application of laparoscopic methods for safety and maximize patient care.


The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the largest national society for this specialty.  The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world.


The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a federation composed of 58 official national associations of bariatric surgeons and individual members.


The Mexican Council of General Surgery, A.C. in attention to art. 272 Bis 3 of the General Health Law, publishes the names of the specialists in General Surgery whose professional certification is valid.


The Mexican College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (CMCOEM) is the Board that evaluates, examines, and certifies individuals who meet all the legal and academic requirements as well as meet the standards of excellence in the field of bariatric surgery.


Dr. Sergio Verboonen is a co-author for the book "Essentials of Mini ‒ One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass". This book indicates the technique and fine points of the mini- and one-anastomosis gastric bypass, and looks at the means of revising other operations related to it.  The chapters discuss postoperative complications, treatment and requirements, postoperative diet and medications, the remarkable effects on the co-morbidities of morbid obesity, and the durability of the weight loss, as well as the improvement in the quality of life.