OCC has been designated an SRC Center of Excellence

It means we surpass the highest international surgical standards and it’s a statement that 95% of American hospitals can’t make.

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Dr. Ariel Ortiz ® is Honored
to have been selected by Newsweek magazine as one of the top surgeons in America in 2011.

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Welcome to OCC, the world leader in weight loss surgery

With over 12,000 procedures performed, we are the unchallenged world-leader in weight loss surgeries across the globe.

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Weight loss surgical experts with safe, proven procedures

Our world-class medical team features specialists in every discipline of weight-loss surgery and only the safest approaches.

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Sophisticated technologies in sparkling, modern facilities

Your experience at OCC will be first-class in every way from chauffeured airport service to luxury accommodations and patient rooms.

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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 10,000 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.

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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.

woman after weight loss surgery showing off her old jeansOur 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.

We also offer a non-surgical option known as the gastric balloon, a procedure that was pioneered by our surgeons and is considered to be one of the world's premier weight loss solutions. Because of the skill and experience of our expert surgeons, Obesity Control Center is also known as a leader in repair of failed obesity surgery. Patients who have experienced faulty or failed surgeries from other surgical centers often come to our center to have their procedure permanently restored.

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 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.

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.

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