What Weight Loss Surgery is Right for Me?

Dr. Jorge Maytorena explains each process of the Gastric Sleeve





Knowing what surgery will help you lose and keep the weight off is the beginning of the journey


Bariatric surgery is safe and effective, many patients rely on weight loss surgery treatment for obesity and its related health conditions. Bariatric surgery in Tijuana with Dr. Jorge Maytorena at the Oasis of Hope Hospital is the best option for patients who want to change to a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Jorge Maytorena performs different weight loss procedures While the procedures offered vary in their methods of achieving weight loss, all place a restriction on the stomach's capacity to digest large amounts of food and absorb nutrients. After surgery Dr. Maytorena's patients feel full after eating much smaller portions than they have been used to eating.



What are the types of surgeries does Dr. Maytorena perform


Weight Loss Surgery like the Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass are rapidly gaining recognition and approval for its positive effects on obesity and health. Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure are life-threatening diseases that can be improved and even reversed with bariatric surgery in Tijuana Mexico.

To know if you qualify for Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Jorge Maytorena, You can click here You'll only need to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) which is very simple. After knowing your BMI Dr. Maytorena can recommend what is best for you based on results and your daily life.

The two main types of weight loss surgeries performed at Long Term WLS are are Restrictive and Metabolic.


What does Restrictive and Metabolic mean?


Restrictive means that the surgery will limit the amount of food intake by reducing the size of the stomach i.e. Gastric Sleeve 

Who are the candidates for Gastric Sleeve


  •  Patients with less than 50 BMI 
  • Lack of Physical Activity
  • Emotional Eating
  • Binge Eating
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Depression
  • Anxiety 

Benefits of Gastric Sleeve Surgery 




Metabolic refers to the type of surgery that limits the quantity of food intake and reduces the absorption of calories i.e. Gastric Bypass

Who are the candidates for Gastric Bypass procedures







  • +50 BMI
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Sleep Apnea
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Venous Stasis Disease (Collection of Blood in the Lower Limbs)
  • Lack of physical activity 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • GERD   







  • Jorge Maytorena, M.D. – General, Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Trauma Surgeon

    Dr. Jorge Maytorena  a certified bariatric surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico; specializing on the following bariatric procedures :  Gastric Band Surgery, Gastric Sleeve Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Mini-Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch, SADI-S, and Revision Surgeries to Conversion. With more than 10 years of experience he is the best bariatric surgeon offering  outstanding weight-loss results in Tijuana, Mexico. Through his trajectory, Dr. Maytorena has helped  more than six thousand  patients to improve their quality of life and health.
    Dr. Jorge Maytorena is a highly regarded bariatric surgeon in the Tijuana – San Diego region, he has more than  6,000 successful bariatric procedures under his belt, becoming one of the best and  leading surgeons in his field. Professional approach has earned the trust and appreciation of many many  patients, offering the best weight loss results and medical care in Tijuana Mexico.

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