Guillermo Alvarez

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.97444633731 out of 5 with 980 ratings

Guillermo Alvarez Bariatric Surgeon MD

Guillermo Alvarez Bariatric Surgeon Picture

15 yr in Bariatrics

15 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

15 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

100% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 11

Max Age of Patient is 75


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  • About Me

    Dr. Guillermo Alvarez, Bariatric Surgeon

    NEW GASTRIC SLEEVE BOOK

    Guillermo Alvarez, MD is a world-renowned Bariatric Surgeon, Best Selling Author, and Founder of Endobariatric and Endohospital, located in beautiful Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. As a top expert in his field, Dr. Alvarez is one of a select few bariatric surgeons worldwide to be designated as a Master Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation. Due to Dr. Alvarez’s impeccable reputation and excellent outcomes, patients seeking gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico travel from all over the world to undergo surgery with him.

    Dr. Alvarez attended the School of Medicine at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico. He completed his residency in General Surgery and fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy at the Christus Muguerza High Specialty Hospital. During his residency, he worked in several hospitals in France, the United States, and Mexico. Dedicating his life to helping patients struggling with obesity, Dr. Alvarez has completed specialized training and coursework in Advanced Laparoscopy Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Bariatric Surgery through the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

    Board-certified, Dr. Alvarez is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO).

    Vertical Sleeve Surgery in Mexico with Dr. Alvarez

    I do one thing very well. I do gastric sleeves. That’s it. Nothing else. No distractions. Nothing to steal my focus. I’m not kidding myself that I can be good at everything, so I don’t try to conquer the whole world. I just conquer my bit of it. So each day I come in and craft the best sleeves, and use the best quality in surgical materials available worldwide. I craft the stomach with an expert eye. And then, ‘The A-Team’ and I, take care of the rest. -Dr. Alvarez

    Dr. Alvarez is passionate about helping each of his patients attain better health and reach their long-term weight loss goals. He specializes in performing the Gastric Sleeve (VSG) procedure and has performed more than 18,000+ sleeve surgeries and focuses solely on this procedure. If you’ve previously undergone Lap-Band surgery and are struggling with weight regain or surgical complications, Dr. Alvarez performs band removals and revisions to Gastric Sleeve. He has perfected his technique over the years and has one of the lowest after surgery complication rates.

    As a compassionate surgeon that cares about the success and well-being of his patients, Dr. Alvarez shares his personal phone number and email address so that his patients can reach him at any time. Going above and beyond for the education and support of the entire bariatric surgery community, Dr. Alvarez has authored numerous books, including the bestseller, Successful Weight Loss with The Gastric Sleeve. He is also a contributing author on ObesityHelp with one of the most-read articles by a Bariatric Surgeon, 14 Things You Should Know About VSG. Taking time out of his busy surgery schedule, he also hosts the popular #AskDrA Show, a weekly Question & Answer series with over 4.3 million views on YouTube.

    Bariatric Surgery in Mexico

    If you’re interested in Gastric Sleeve surgery in Mexico with Dr. Guillermo Alvarez and the Endobariatric team, we offer all-inclusive weight loss surgery packages that include your hotel and hospital stay, take home prescriptions, nursing care, sleeve friendly snacks and drinks, anesthesiologist, and more. One single price with absolutely no hidden costs!

    If you’re ready to begin your Gastric Sleeve journey with Dr. Alvarez or have any Medical Tourism questions, you can contact us online or give us a call at toll-free 800-381-8115.

    Changing lives, one sleeve at a time!

       

    ObesityHelp Contributing Author

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    VSG Q&A's: Will it Hurt?
    VSG Q&A's: Weight Stalls and Plateaus
    VSG Q&A's: The Swollen Sleeve
    Dr. Alvarez Introduces His Mom’s WLS Journey
    Dr. Alvarez And His Mom: One Week Post-op!
    Dr. Alvarez And His Mom: One Month Post-op Update!


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  • Latest Reviews See all 980 reviews
    avatar Freddyb06 on Oct. 23, 2020

    Dr. A saved my life! When I made the decision to have gastric sleeve I weighed 435 pounds! Thanks to Dr. Alvarez I am down to 291 pounds! I'm 61 pounds away from my goal but with this tool I will get there! Dr More...

    avatar Debymt on Oct. 22, 2020

    Dr A changed my life! Best decision ever!! I could not have asked for a better experience. I can not give Dr A and his team as many stars here as they deserve. Who knew you could ask questions and get answers so quickly anytime More...

    avatar hill4229 on Oct. 5, 2020

    I had surgery July 7, 2020 and in 2 days it will be exactly 3 months since surgery! I have gotten my life back! My husband says that I am a brand new woman! I turned 40 this year and have a 6 year old More...

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