Meet Dr. Sergio Verboonen

Dr. Sergio VerboonenAbout


Board Certified, M.D, Specialized Medicine, Bariatric Surgeon


  • 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 Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia para la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabolicas

Once an obese person himself, Dr. Sergio 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 is one of very few bariatric surgeons certified by the ASMBSIFSOCMCG, 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 24 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.

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General Info

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 recognized 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 24 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.

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

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.


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

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

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Contact us online or call us at (619) 629-0222 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Verboonen. 

Dr. Verboonen

Dr. Sergio Verboonen

Dr. Verboonen has been providing life-changing bariatric surgery for a diverse range of patients since 1995. He and his team have performed thousands of bariatric procedures at our Tijuana, Mexico, practice. We are proud to be affiliated with:

  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía para la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas, A.C.
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

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