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While we always emphasize the importance of a healthy lifestyle which includes proper weight management through a balanced diet and consistent exercise program, we also recognize that some patients who struggle with losing weight need a more aggressive and lasting solution. While surgical intervention might at first seem to be a drastic measure to control this epidemic, once the best procedures are more completely understood, bariatric surgery can be one of the best options for permanent weight loss and control of this worldwide health problem. This is why we can recommend a world renowned expert in this field with the utmost of confidence. Dr. Ariel Ortiz and Dr. Arturo Marinez are considered both to be world leaders in this field. They have performed more than 12,000 weight loss surgeries and have dedicated their entire practice to the exclusive expertise of performing world class weight loss surgical procedures. With the seal of approval and certification as an International Center of Excellence, the Obesity Control Center , founded by Dr. Ariel Ortiz, has become the world's leader in weight loss surgery. Located just south of San Diego across the International Border in Tijuana, Mexico, the Obesity Control Center is visited by patients from around the world as it's reputation and track record of success and highest quality of care have made it a top medical tourism destination for Weight Loss Surgery patients worldwide. Below you will find an exerpt from one of the center's web pages at: www.ObesityControlCenter.com   For immediate attention and answers to your questions, you may also contact the hospital directly at: 1-866 Dr Ortiz (1-866-376-7849) or from outside the U.S., Call: 1-415-738-8100

Weight Loss Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico
Obesity Control Center

Obesity Control Center is widely recognized as the world's leading hospital for weight loss surgery. We have performed more than 12,000 bariatric (weight loss) procedures at our state-of-the-art facilities, using the safest, most effective techniques in the industry – several of which were pioneered by our own surgeons. Our Mexico weight loss surgery center focuses exclusively on gastric surgery and other weight management solutions. We are committed to providing unsurpassed care and safety for every patient, in a medical center that exceeds standards found in 95% of American hospitals.


Advanced Surgeries  for Weight Loss

With more than 12,000 weight loss surgeries performed worldwide, OCC is the global leader in proven and safe procedures that have produced long-lasting weight loss results. Our effective approaches include the gastric band (lap band), gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and gastric plication. 

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Gastric Plication Is a Groundbreaking Option

The newest weight loss procedure is known as Gastric Plication. It is being described as "the most exciting advancement in weight loss surgery since adjustable gastric banding." The surgeons at OCC are proud to pioneer this procedure which has significant benefits over all other options.

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Expert Surgeons First-Class Facilities

Dr. Ariel Ortiz ® and Dr. Arturo Martinez are considered world leaders in their field. Working in state-of-the-art facilities that exceed U.S. standards,  they have dedicated their lives to practicing exclusively in the weight loss arena. Both our team of experts and the sophisticated clinic offer safety and security. 

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