Dr. Alejandro Lopez-Ortega

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.86046511628 out of 5 with 45 ratings

Dr. Alejandro Lopez-Ortega Bariatric Surgeon MD

Dr. Alejandro Lopez-Ortega Bariatric Surgeon Picture

8 yr Experience

8 yr in Bariatrics

8 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

8 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16

Max Age of Patient is 65

Biliopancreatic Diversion

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch


Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication


and 2 more...

  • About Me

    Dr. Alejandro Lopez-Ortega, Bariatric Surgeon

    Alejandro Lopez-Ortega, MD is the founder and Medical Director of ALO Bariatrics and specializes in minimally invasive weight loss surgery. As a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Lopez has performed over 6,000 bariatric procedures. Dr. Lopez earned his medical degree from the University of Guadalajara and completed his residency at Western National Medical Center, IMSS. He completed fellowship training at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois where he received advanced training in weight loss surgery procedures.

    Since 2005, Dr. Lopez has received numerous awards for his work and technical skills and is a Bariatric Surgeon of Excellence. He is recognized as one of "Mexico's Top Bariatric Surgeons" by The Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery and was voted one of the "Top 10 Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico" by The Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases. Additionally, Dr. Lopez was awarded for his participation to the International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, organized by the Mexican College of Endoscopic Surgery and Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery. He has researched and authored many articles about weight loss surgery and obesity.

    Dr. Alejandro Lopez-Ortega is a member of The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Colegio Mexicano de Cirugia para la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabolicas (CMCOEM), and Consejo Mexicano de Cirugía General (CMCG).

    Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Lopez

    I know that my vast clinical experience and training allow me to provide optimal care for my patients. I like to believe that my patients are among my family members and I would like my family members to be treated with respect, dignity, and love. -Dr. Lopez-Ortega

    Dr. Lopez is well-known for his exceptional, compassionate, personalized patient care. With him, his patients always come first. He is a doctor that is always available to his patients and is dedicated to helping them transform their lives. Dr. Lopez uses his expertise and experience in performing the Gastric Bypass (RNY), Gastric Sleeve (VSG), Duodenal Switch (DS), Gastric Banding, and Revisional Surgery.

    Bariatric Surgery in Mexico

    Dr. Lopez is a recognized leader in the field of bariatric surgery and is dedicated to excellence in patient care. Dr. Lopez and his team are focused on delivering long-term weight loss solutions and high caliber support and education. As your partner for good health, we are committed to our patients for life.

    For your convenience, Dr. Lopez has various locations throughout Mexico at Tijuana, Guadalajara, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. All of our locations are modern, full-service, accredited hospitals that utilize the latest in state-of-the-art technology and equipment. When you’re ready to make a change and want to learn more about our programs, contact us online or give us a call at 1-844-461-2831.

    Patients Featured - Before & After

    Before & After VSG with Amanda, losing 150 pounds!

  • Latest Posts

    Hiatal Hernia Repair and Bariatric Surgery

    Nov. 23, 2015 by Dr. Alejandro Lopez-Ortega
    Hiatal Hernia In order to understand what a hiatal hernia is, we must understand a little about anatomy. The diaphragm is the muscular wall separating the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. The hiatus is located in the diaphragm, is the opening where the connection of the esophagus and the stomach attaches The lower esophageal sphincter (LES), keeps stomach contents from backing up into the e ...
  • Location

    ALO Puerto Vallarta Bariatrics Center

    Paseo De Las Garzas. Paseo De Los Cocoteros
    Hospital San Javier Riviera
    Nuevo Vallarta, Nay 63735

    Phone: 844-461-2831

    ALO Puerto Vallarta Recovery Resort

    Av. Paseo De Los Cocoteros 1 Col. Nuevo Vallarta
    Paradise Village Resort
    Bahía De Banderas, Nay 63735

    Phone: 844-461-2831

    ALO Gaudalajara Patient Recovery Resort

    Avenida Vallarta 3993 Colonia Don Bosco Vallarta
    Hotel Malibú
    Guadalajara, Jal. 45049

    Phone: 844-461-2831

    ALO Gaudalajara Bariatrics Center

    Calz Lázaro Cárdenas 4149 Jardín De San Ignacio
    Hospital Real San José
    Zapopan, Jal 45040

    Phone: 844-461-2831

    ALO Tijuana Patient Recovery Resort

    Blvd. Agua Caliente 11553 Aviacion, Centro
    Tijuana Marriott
    Tijuana, BC 22420

    Phone: 844-461-2831


    Hospital Vida
    Tijuana, Baja California 22010

    Phone: (866) 477 2298
    Alt Phone: (844) 461 2831

    Puerto Vallarta

    Hospital San Javier
    Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 48354

    Phone: (866) 477 2298
    Alt Phone: (844) 461 2831
  • Latest Reviews See all 45 reviews
    avatar kaithargreaves on May 27, 2019

    I had THE most amazing experience with Dr Lopez and his team! legit - from the moment I contacted them - Anakaren the patient coordinator and nutritionist was SO helpful - I had SOOOO many questions and she answered ALL of them - within such a short amount of More...

    avatar Jennifervegas on June 25, 2018

    Dr. Lopez exceed my expectations. I knew going in I was in great hands. Everyone I came in contact was amazing. I received the best care I have ever experienced. I've had surgery state side and not received such compassionate care. I recommend Dr More...

    avatar Supersonicj on June 23, 2018

    What a great experience all around, from the facilitators, to Sandra in Tijuana, to the doctors and nurses, to the facility itself, to the Marriott. Very pleasant, very nice, very accommodating. They do everything in their power to make your experience fantastic. It starts when More...

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