Armando Joya

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 134 ratings

Armando Joya Bariatric Surgeon M.D.

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General Gastric Surgeon And Edoscopist
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  • About Me

    Dr. Armando Joya, Bariatric Surgeon

    Armando Joya, MD is the founder and lead surgeon of the Dr. Armando Joya Obesity Center in the beautiful resort town of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He specializes in advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive bariatric surgery for the treatment of obesity. As a pioneer and world-renowned expert bariatric surgeon, Dr. Joya has trained many future bariatric surgeons. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Laparoscopic Surgery at the IMSS General Hospital of Zone 16, a Bypass Training Professor for Tyco and Johnson & Johnson, and a Professor of Surgery for the IMSS Social Security Association of Endoscopic Surgery, the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery, and the National College of Obesity Surgery.

    Dr. Joya earned his Medical Degree from the Universidad de Guadalajara and completed his residency as a Surgeon and Internist at Social Services SSA. He went on to pursue post-graduate training with a specialization in General Surgery from the National Medical Center IMSS of Torreon. Dr. Joya also completed specialized training in Oncology Surgery at Jackson Memorial Center and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

    Dr. Joya maintains memberships and affiliations with the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), the Mexican National Association of Weight Loss Surgery, the Mexican National Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, the Mexican National Association of General Surgeons, the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He also serves as the President of the Specialization College of General Surgery in Puerto Vallarta Jalisco Mexico.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico with Dr. Armando Joya

    The goal is not just to lose weight, the goal is to help my patients return to a healthy life by improving metabolic illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure. At the Dr. Armando Joya Obesity Center, we have a great team and hospital with outstanding results. - Dr. Joya

    With over 18 years of experience as a Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Joya offers options for safe, minimally invasive weight loss surgery in Mexico. He routinely performs Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, and Adjustable Gastric Band surgeries. For patients that have already had weight loss surgery and are struggling with weight regain or complications, he provides options for bariatric surgery revisions. For a non-surgical weight loss option, Dr. Joya also offers the Intragastric Balloon weight-loss system. He also performs the full spectrum of gastrointestinal surgeries including hernia repairs, gallbladder removal, Colonoscopy, and more.

    Dr. Joya lives and works in Puerto Vallarta and is a well-known doctor in his community. Due to his high level of care and his patients' excellent results, he is highly regarded as an expert in bariatric surgery. Dr. Joya and his team at the Dr. Armando Joya Obesity Center team have worked together for more than 16 years.

    Bariatric Surgery in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    If you are interested in bariatric surgery in Mexico with Dr. Armando Joya, please fill out our online form letting us know which procedure you are interested in. If you are traveling, we also provide assistance with lodging. If you have any questions or need help, feel free to email us or call us at 1-800-804-6085. We look forward to helping you attain a better quality of life for you and your family! Together, we will reach your goals!

  • Latest Reviews See all 134 reviews
    avatar home3253 on Jan. 18, 2016

    I had the vertical sleeve performed by armando joya in puerto vallarta- July 2014. I purposely waited until now to review. Initially, I did not lose my weight after the procedure. I lost 11 pre-surgery and post, I lost an additional 9 lbs...not much More...

    avatar cjem75 on Aug. 14, 2015

    I had a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy on July 4, 2006. Great surgeon, great hospital and great experience. I lost 85 pounds and 9 years later I'm still maintaining within 5 pounds of the original 85. My weight still creeps back up from time to More...

    avatar Care_Bear_in_GP on March 12, 2015

    I found the care and treat of Dr. Joya and his team to be outstanding! Dr. Joya visited me a couple times in the hospital prior to the surgery, answered all my questions and made sure I was comfortable. The rest of his team, including More...

  • Location
    Paseo de los Cocoteros #55
    Nautico Turistico
    Nuevo Vallarta Nay, Jal 63732

    Phone: +52 (322) 293 4628
    Alt Phone: 800-804-6085
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