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Dr. Juan Lopez Corvala

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgeon in Tijuana Mexico

Speciality: Weight Loss Surgery
Languages: English, Spanish
Experience: +30 years
Education: United States, Mexico

Dr. Lopez Corvala is considered among the top ten weight-loss surgeons in the world and the standard for excellence in bariatric weight-loss surgery. He has performed more than 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries with more than half being bariatric weight-loss surgeries, is a regular speaker at the industry’s top events around the world, has held many academic positions including professor of weight-loss specialty courses at Yale University in Connecticut United States, has published multiple books around many related techniques and is board member at the most recognized medical associations around the world.

Dr. Lopez Corvala obtained his medical education with a specialty in general surgery from the LaSalle University in Mexico City which one of the most recognized universities for surgeons in Mexico and now with over 30 years of practicing experience continues performing all his own surgeries himself and continues to mentor many veteran surgeons including serving as Proctor for INAMED worldwide where he teaches many U.S. surgeons who are training bariatric surgery.

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Dr. Juan Lopez Corvala

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgeon in Tijuana Mexico

Speciality: Weight Loss Surgery
Languages: English, Spanish
Experience: +30 years
Education: United States, Mexico

Dr. Lopez Corvala is considered among the top ten weight-loss surgeons in the world and the standard for excellence in bariatric weight-loss surgery. He has performed more than 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries with more than half being bariatric weight-loss surgeries, is a regular speaker at the industry’s top events around the world, has held many academic positions including professor of weight-loss specialty courses at Yale University in Connecticut United States, has published multiple books around many related techniques and is board member at the most recognized medical associations around the world.

Dr. Lopez Corvala obtained his medical education with a specialty in general surgery from the LaSalle University in Mexico City which one of the most recognized universities for surgeons in Mexico and now with over 30 years of practicing experience continues performing all his own surgeries himself and continues to mentor many veteran surgeons including serving as Proctor for INAMED worldwide where he teaches many U.S. surgeons who are training bariatric surgery.

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Degrees & Professional Affiliations 

  • Former Member of SAGES Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 2007
  • Former Allergan Proctor of Obesity Surgery (Lap-Band placement) in the United States from 2000-2006.
  • Member of The Mexican College for Obesity Surgery and Metabolic diseases since 2000.
  • Certified Bariatric Surgeon by The Mexican College for Obesity Surgery and Metabolic diseases.
  • Certified Bariatric Surgeon Specialist by The Mexican Council of General Surgery A.C.
  • Member of the International Federation of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Disorders.
  • Former President of the Latin American Chapter for The International Federation of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Disorders.
  • Member of The Mexican Association of General Surgery (AMCG).
  • Member and Former President of The Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE)
  • Member of The General Surgeons Association in Tijuana.
  • Member of The Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgery ALACE
  • Medical Excellence Award in the forum “Innovative Tijuana” October 2012
  • Baja California State Delegate for the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE). 2014-2015
  • Honorary member of the Gastroenterology Association of Guanajuato. Leon Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Member of the Latin-American Federation of Surgery

Academic positions

  • Professor of hernia surgery, Yale Connecticut United States, 2001
  • Professor in the course “Extreme Bariatric” of the “American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery” held in May 2008.
  • 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 The XI International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Director of multiple Lap-Band fellowships from 1999 to 2011.

Bariatric Surgery Specialties

Weight loss surgeries performed by Dr. Lopez Corvala

Dr. Lopez Corvala Bariatric (Weight-Loss) Procedures include:

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Dr. Lopez Corvala Patient Testimonials

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Dr. Lopez Corvala Facilities

Best weight loss hospital facilities in Mexico

  • Personalized attention with US based case manager
  • Peace of mind of knowing you are at getting treated by the highest quality and most prestigious hospital in Mexico, everyone knows Angeles is quality
  • Most recognized and trusted private medical institution in Mexico with over 40 years
  • Fully equipped hospital with emergency rooms and 24hr. nurses for any type of unexpected situation (Not a Clinic like most)
  • Best medical facilities by far
  • Transportation
  • Many amenities
  • Biggest rooms with room for companion
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Dr. Lopez Corvala Facilities

Best weight loss hospital facilities in Mexico

  • Personalized attention with US based case manager
  • Peace of mind of knowing you are at getting treated by the highest quality and most prestigious hospital in Mexico, everyone knows Angeles is quality
  • Most recognized and trusted private medical institution in Mexico with over 40 years
  • Fully equipped hospital with emergency rooms and 24hr. nurses for any type of unexpected situation (Not a Clinic like most)
  • Best medical facilities by far
  • Transportation
  • Many amenities
  • Biggest rooms with room for companion

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