Dr. Mario Almanza
    Dr. Mario Alberto Almanza Reyes

    Dr. Almanza's Professional Certificate ID (License) numbers are 3595358 and 5295349.

    You can search for "Mario", "Almanza", "Reyes" at http://www.cedulaprofesional.sep.gob.mx/cedula/presidencia/indexAvanzada.action.

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    Member of FACS, American College of Surgeons View Details
    International Member, American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, 2018

    Member of IFSO, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders. 2018



    Academic Training:

    Certified Physician before the Mexican Council of General Surgery A.C. Certification in process 2017

    SEP Professional Medical License, General Physician

    SEP Professional Certificate, Specialization in General Surgery

    Certificate of the Government of the State of Baja California, General Physician

    Certificate of the Government of the State of Baja California, Specialization in General Surgery

    Specialty General Surgery, Autonomous University of Baja California, UABC

    Tijuana, B.C. June 2007. Specialty Professional License.

    Medical General, Autonomous University of Baja California, UABC

    Tijuana, B.C. September 2001 Professional License


    Boarding, Mexican Social Security Institute IMSS Clinic 20, Tijuana, Baja California, 1 year.

    Internship, Mexican Institute of Social Security “IMSS Clínica 20”, Tijuana, Baja California, 1 year

    Internship, Social Service, Ministry of Health, SSA, Mexicali, General Consultation

    Referee, Partner Active:

    Active Member of the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases B.C.

    College Active Member Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, ECFA

    Member of the Medical College of Tijuana

    Member of College of Surgeons of Tijuana

    Courses and congresses:

    Dr. Almanza wants to be always informed with current issues in bariatric surgery, updates surgery and presenting research papers in various conferences in showing their experience in patients surgeries weight control. Attends courses and conferences that give you greater knowledge and experience.

    ASMBS Weekend 2017. San Diego CA, June 2017

    Regional Western Meeting in General Surgery. Liver Surgery, Biliary Tract and Pancreas. March 2017

    XVIII International Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, July 2016

    MISS, Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, Las Vegas 2016.

    XXV International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Boca del Rio, Veracruz, May 2016

    Bariatric Surgery for the Surgeon Course, Congress of the Mexican Association of General Surgery A.C. Monterrey, November 2015

    Minimally Invasive Surgery 2016 Symposium on February, 2016, Las Vegas, by University of Cincinnati and the Global Academy for Medical Education.
    Course for Bariatric Surgery Surgeon Congress General Surgery Mexican Association of B.C. November 2015.

    VI Latin American Congress of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, IFSO LAC, Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases.
    July 2015.

    The 8th Regional Meeting, Course Limits Without Borders in Bariatric Surgery, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery B.C. Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery B.C. February 2015.

    XVI National Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, Working Presentation: Incidents in 774 patients on Morbidity and Mortality of intra-operative complications and post early in the VSG, relative to other conditions with prior bariatric surgery.

    XXI International Congress of Mexican Association of Endoscopic, Internactional Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons IFSES, Jalisco, Mexico, in April 2012.

    XX International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery B.C. Los Cabos, B.C.S. May 2011.

    Recognition granted H XIX Constitutional City of Tijuana, B.C., Municipal Health Bureau. Jorge Ramos Hernández, Mayor.

    Mexican Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases. A.C. Cancun, Q Roo, July 2009.

    Northwest Regional Meeting of Endoscopy Associations, Surgeries for Obesity, AMH, AMEG

    Recognition of Ministry of Health of the State of Baja California, Residence and Surgery Tijuana General Hospital. 2007.

    Virtual Support Course ATLS trauma, American College of Surgeons,

    Technical Improvement Course provider Perinatal Physician Health, Ministry of Health, Tijuana B.C. November 2002.

    Seminar, Update and Acute Respiratory Infections, Ministry of Health, October 2002.

    Update Course in Pediatric Surgical Pathology, Mexican Society of Pediatric Surgery, June 2001.

    VII International Course of Radiology and Imaging Northwest Society of Radiology and Imaging Northwest, August 1996.

    Work experience

    Professor of Specialized Course in Bariatric Surgery with duration of 1 year per course, endorsed by the Autonomous University of Baja California UABC, and the Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, CMCOEM.
    Currently since 2017

    TJ Bariatric Center, Center for Obesity Surgery, Bariatric Surgeon. Specialist obesity surgeries performed.
    Diego Rivera, 2312, Zona Rio, Tijuana B.C. Current since 2014

    Hospital Jerusalem, Bariatric Surgeon, Av. Fast Track Pte. 12500, Los Santos, 22104 Tijuana, B. C 2009-2014

    General Regional Hospital, IMSS Clinic No. 1, 2007- 2014.

    Base doctor.

    The 3rd Tijuana River. Stage, La Mesa, 22226 Tijuana, BC

    Red Cross of Tijuana, Base Surgeon, 2007 - 2009

    Enrique Silvestre corner Alfonso Gamboa S / N, 2a. Stage Rio, 22420 Tijuana, Baja California

    Tijuana ISSSTE Hospital, Surgeon

    Fray Junipero Sierra, Doctor Base, 2007 - 2009

    Av. Las Palmas no. 4141, Fracc. Las Palmas, C.P. 22440 Tijuana. MEXICO, Baja California

    Tijuana General Hospital SSA, Doctor Base, 2007 - 2009

    Av. Centenario 10851, Zona Rio, 22320 Tijuana, Baja California

    Hospital La Paz, General Medical,

    Avenida 5 de Mayo 704, Centro, 22000 Tijuana, Baja California

    London Hospital, General Medical.

    The 4th Ave. 7431, Zona Centro, 22000 Tijuana, Baja California


    Dr. Almanza's Testimonials


    frustratingve

    I am 8 weeks out from my surgery and have loss 42 pounds and I am looking forward to losing more. the first thing I will say is that I was disappointed in hardly anyone tqking care of me spoke english. Since a large portion of your customers are from the United States that would seem to be a import... *

    08/03/2021
    Awesome, the best decision in my life

    Life changing, feel healthier, stronger, younger. The staff and the doctors crew is awesome. Very professional and excellent care, 100% recommended. ... *

    07/26/2021
    Excellent Dr

    Dr Almanza is an excellent Dr and the amazing staff, they taking a good care of me, thank u so much really appreciate it and weight loss agent thank u for your help, Im so grateful, God bless you to give a me a new quality of life, in this two weeks I lost 19 pounds... *

    07/23/2021
    Best decision of my life!

    My sister and I decided to make this journey together. We both tried every diet you can imagine. I am so happy that we found Dr Mario Almanza and we chose to have the gastric sleeve. He is the best. I am feeling better than I have in years. I am 11 weeks post op and am down 43lbs. If you are on ... *

    07/21/2021
    So far So Good

    I had my sleeve to RNY revision on June 29th and so far so good. The doctor and nurses are wonderful at the facility are very nice. The surgeon did a wonderful job, because my pain levels were minimal and I felt faintly nauseous. Whatever I needed they were there right to offer assistance. I felt... *

    07/20/2021
    New journey

    I want to thank Dr Almanza his nursing staff and all the other staff for the best care giving to my daughter Yuri Leyva and my self the experience at the hospital was indeed the most wonderful one we had. Thank you Dr Almanza for doing the surgery and giving both of us our life back I will follow my... *

    07/18/2021
    Life changer

    I had a great experience with Dr. Almanzo and his staff The hospital was very nice and I was very well taken care of. I recommend it 100%!!... *

    07/17/2021
    Do what’s best for you.

    Hi,
    My experience was great! I have no regrets, I just wish I had done it sooner. Although my journey has just begun, I have not had any complications. The staff as well as the portal has been very helpful. I feel as though I've lost more inches than weight. I'm just shy of being 2 months post op. ... *

    07/16/2021
    I look and feel great!!

    Well I had the surgery with Dr. Almance in Oct of 2020 and as of now I have lost 153 pounds and counting.. I feel better have been taken off all my diabetes meds, blood pressure meds, and give a perfect bill of health. I look and feel great!! ... *

    07/15/2021
    WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

    HEAVIEST WEIGHT 1 MONTH PRIOR TO SURGERY WAS 297. SURGERY WEIGHT WAS 282. 1 MONTH POST OP CURRENT WEIGHT IS 264. WONDERFUL NURSES AND DR. SO HAPPY I CHOSE DR ALMANZA AT BAJA HOSPITAL... *

    07/12/2021




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