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Dr. Guillermo Alvarez, MD – Bariatric Surgeon Reviews

Dr. Guillermo AlvarezDr. Guillermo Alvarez is a bariatric surgeon in Piedras Negras, Mexico. Dr. Guillermo Alvarez is a top Mexico weight loss surgeon for the United States and Canadian patients. Dr. Alvarez is one the premier surgeons in Mexico with hundreds of positive surgical reviews. Dr. Alvarez exclusively performs Lap-Band and Gastric Sleeve Surgery.

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez is a member of the prestigious American College of Surgeons, speaks perfect English and Spanish.

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez Reviews:

When I first decided to have the surgery, I was hesitant. After talking and meeting Dr. Alvarez, I knew I was making the right decision. Going to Mexico was an awesome experience I honestly felt like I was in a resort, not a Hospital. I had so many nurses taking care of me it was unreal. Dr. Alvarez also has a team of doctors that came to see me at least four times a day. – Review from ObesityHelp

I would recommend Dr. Alvarez and his team to anyone wanting to make a dramatic change in their life. My surgery was on May 3rd, 2012 and to date, I am down 27 lbs and am feeling better each day. I can hardly believe the difference in way that I look and feel already. – Review from ObesityHelp

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez Education:

  • School of Medicine: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico.
  • General Surgery Residency: Christus Muguerza High Specialty Hospital. Monterrey, Mexico.
  • General Surgery Residency: Christus Muguerza High Specialty Hospital. Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Advanced Laparoscopy: Christus Muguerza Monterrey Hospital, Monterrey, Mexico.

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez Surgical Experience:

  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Bariatric Surgery Postgraduate course. Dallas, Tx.
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Bariatric Surgery Postgraduate course. Chicago, IL.
  • European Institute of Telesurgery / Institut de Recherche contre les cancers de l’Appariel Digestif (EITS / IRCAD), Advanced Obesity Surgery. Strasbourg, France.
  • Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, (AMCE), Bariatric Postgraduate course, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Training
  • Mexican Association of General Surgery, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Mexican Institute of Social Security UMAE # 71 Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico.

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Dr. Guillermo Alvarez Website

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3 comments

  1. had sleeve on 12/21/17
    Dr. Guillermo
    excellent place, excellent Doctor, excellent staff!

  2. I had my surgery on 2/25/15 with Dr. Guillmero. I started my journey at 300 lbs and now 19 months later I am at 120 lbs and had the best experience there. I am now looking to go back for plastics and can’t wait to see everyone again!!

  3. In-patient care was great.
    Detailed discussion/ explanation of liquid diet was inadequate.
    Zero emphasis placed on electrolytes resulted in my Cardiac Arrest.

    Telling me to “just keep doing whatever I was doing” during the 2 week liquid diet pre-op without a detailed conversation about what I was drinking doesn’t work.

    Focusing on Protein Drinks without an equal emphasis on Electrolyte Drinks resulted in my Cardiac Arrest and Coma.

    Outside of that hiccup, the care was decent and the staff seemed helpful. How would I even know what to ask? A few printouts for me to read isn’t enough.

    Once you leave Mexico, the care/consultation they provide is non-existent.

    I’m lucky and thankful to be alive. The procedure worked. I’m down 118 lbs, so far. I just shouldn’t have had to be brain dead for 15 minutes along the way.

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