Obesity Control Center is widely recognized as one of the world's leading facilities for weight loss surgery. We have performed more than 16,000 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.
We understand the sensitive, complex nature of obesity and how overwhelming it can be. It affects not just people's physical well-being, but also their psychological health, relationships, career and every other aspect of their lives. That's why Obesity Control Center specializes in several of the leading gastric procedures. Bariatric surgery patients who have undergone faulty or failed surgeries at other surgical centers often come to our center to have revision bariatric surgery.
Our team of Board Certified surgeons includes Dr. Ariel Ortiz ® and Dr. Arturo Martinez, whose expertise in the field is unsurpassed. Both have dedicated their entire practice to bariatric surgery and have performed thousands of successful procedures for patients from all over the globe. Dr. Ariel Ortiz ®, the director of the center, is a world-renowned expert on gastric band surgery.
He trained under the original designer of the Lap band, Dr. Mitiku Belachew, and has provided training to hundreds of other leading surgeons around the world. Our surgeons' vast experience has enabled them to perfect many techniques that are now widely used in the industry, making them even safer and more effective.
Our modern, sophisticated hospital is equipped with the most state-of-the-art technology in the industry, and is staffed by leading anesthesiologists, cardiologists, nutritionists, and other physicians. We are recognized as an SRC International Center of Excellence, a prestigious distinction that has been awarded to less than 5% of hospitals in the United States. The designation indicates that we exceed the highest standards for patient care and safety, and that our staff and facilities are among the best in the world. Every weight loss surgery Mexico patient receives our full and undivided attention, and those receiving surgery are treated to luxury transportation to and from the airport, as well as five-star accommodations at one of the premier hotels in the area.
With more than 16,000 weight loss surgeries performed worldwide, OCC is one of the global leaders 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.
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.
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.