Mexico Bariatric Team


Mexico Bariatric Team is one of the leading bariatric centers in northern Mexico. Located just two hours from San Diego, California, in the vibrant border city of Mexicali, Mexico, Mexico Bariatric Team has been providing affordable, world-class bariatric services and support to American, Canadian and local patients for many years.

Dr. Arellano is an experienced Bariatric Surgeon and a leader in the field of laparoscopic bariatric surgery. He has performed thousands of 1,200 bariatric procedures and has participated in countless surgeries, including Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Lap Band, Gastric Plication, Gastric Balloon, Duodenal Switch, Ileal Transposition and Revision Surgery.

Mexico Bariatric Team is located in Almater Hospital, the leading private hospital in Mexicali. Through this unique partnership, Mexico Bariatric Team leverages Almater Hospital’s extensive health care resources to provide their patients with access to the best medical and surgical care available.

From our comfortable and caring environment to our cutting-edge surgical techniques, Dr. Juan Francisco Arellano and the staff at Mexico Bariatric Team are committed to helping their patients achieve their weight loss goals. We understand that your decision to pursue weight loss surgery comes with feelings of excitement, hope and uneasiness. At Mexico Bariatric Team, we are here for you every step of the way, supporting you and caring for you during your journey from obesity to health.


Tijuana, Mexico