Dr Carlos Altamirano (Dr A), Board Certified Surgeon with 5000+ bariatric procedures in Tijuana, Mexico
Dr. Carlos Altamirano is a BOARD CERTIFIED SURGEON working in Tijuana, Mexico with a great team of experts, state of the art installations in a fully equipped hospital, offering the best quality treatment, the safest way possible.
He is an expert in General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. His main area of expertise is bariatric procedures like gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy which help patients lose weight quicker and more efficiently than with diet and exercise alone, not just by giving restriction but by CHANGING THE METABOLISM.
Dr. Altamirano is one of the 52 a Founding Members of the State's College of Bariatric and Metabolic Diseases of Baja California (COEMEBC), member of the Mexican College of Bariatric and Metabolic Diseases (CMCOEM), member of the Mexican College of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE), the Mexican College of General Surgeons (CMCG), Tijuana's College of General Surgery (CCGT) and is Certified for the Mexican Board of General Surgery.
After medical school, Dr. Altamirano did his specialization in general surgery, spending four years in Dr. Valentín Gómez Farías Hospital (one of the most renowned hospitals of Mexico’s State System) in Guadalajara. This highly specialized hospital trains surgeons in basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures like cholecystectomy, inguinal and post incisional hernia repair, Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, and bariatric procedures including Gastric Sleeve.
Dr. Altamirano also has experience in the management of emergency and critically ill patients, and is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS certification of the American College of Surgeons) and Advanced Cardiovascular life Support (ACLS certification of the American Heart Association).
He is an expert in weight loss surgeries including sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass, and revision surgeries (lap band-to-sleeve or sleeve-to-bypass).
Dr. Altamirano offers life changing surgeries with compassionate follow up care to create better lives for his patients. He has performed more than 5000 procedures with great results and humanism (check his "Success Stories" section).