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Dr. Juan Lopez Corvala

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgeon

Speciality: Weight Loss Surgery
Hospital: Angeles Tijuana
Languages: English, Spanish

Dr. Lopez Corvala is considered to be among the top ten weight-loss surgeons in the world. He has performed more than 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries with more than half being bariatric surgeries. He currently the chief bariatric surgeon at Hospital Angeles, Tijuana.

Dr. Lopez Corvala’s extensive training includes completion of medical school at LaSalle University in Mexico City with a specialty in General Surgery. He is a Proctor for INAMED, and is in charge of teaching and assisting U.S. surgeons who are training to do gastric band surgery. Dr. Lopez Corvala has taught as a Professor of Obesity Surgery in the United States, Europe and Latin America, and has published numerous articles on laparoscopic surgery.

Academic positions

  • Professor of General Surgery of The University of Baja California from 1993 to present.
  • Professor of Surgery Residence in the General Hospital of Tijuana from 1990 to present.
  • Professor of Basic Laparoscopic Surgery Training Center, Tijuana
  • Professor of The Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Training Center, Tijuana
  • International Professor of Bariatric Surgery
  • Professor of hernia surgery, Yale, 2001
  • Professor of The XI International Congress of Endoscopic Surger

Degrees & Professional Affiliations 

  • General Surgery certification 2454.
  • President, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery.
  • Member, Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgery.
  • Member, International Federation of Obesity Surgery.
  • Member, Council of Advanced Bariatrics.
  • Member, Mexican Association of Obesity Surgery.
  • Member, Mexican Association of General Surgery.
  • Member, General Surgeons Association in Tijuana.

Degrees & Professional Affiliations  

In January 2010, Dr. Lopez Corvala was a featured speaker at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Conference on Extreme Bariatric Surgery and Gastric Restriction in Los Cabos, Mexico, an International educational conference for surgeons. His speaking topics included:

  • Handling Band Erosion
  • Banding a Bypass
  • Outcomes of Bands
  • Hiatal Hernia and Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Banding Adjustment–When and How

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These surgiries are medically apporoved procedures with a proven record of helping men and women resolve health issues such as: Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Hyperternsion and Sleep Apnea, in addition of helping them with their weight loss.

Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific weight loss results.

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