Rodolfo Wilhelmy

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.96511627907 out of 5 with 85 ratings

Rodolfo Wilhelmy Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

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27 yr Experience

21 yr in Bariatrics

23 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

21 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16

Max Age of Patient is 70

Adjustable Gastric Band

Biliopancreatic Diversion

Duodenal Switch



Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Edgar Campos
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David Beltran
Bariatric Surgeon
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Alberto Aceves
M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • About Me

    Dr. Rodolfo Wilhelmy, Bariatric Surgeon

    Rodolfo Wilhelmy, MD, FACS is the lead surgeon at Mexicali Bariatric Center in Mexicali, Mexico specializing in advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery. As a board-certified surgeon, has been performing bariatric surgery for over 18 years and general surgery for 27 years. He dedicates 90% of his expertise to bariatrics and has performed over 3,000 weight loss surgery procedures and 6,000 laparoscopic procedures. In addition to performing surgery, Dr. Wilhelmy has trained many surgeons in advanced laparoscopic techniques and has been at the forefront of bariatric surgery in Mexico and beyond.

    Dr. Wilhelmy is an American College of Surgeons Fellow (FACS) and a member of the Mexican College of Surgeons. Previously Dr. Wilhelmy served as the President of the Mexican College of Surgeons and was a professor at Mexicali Medical School for 12 years. He was honored to serve as Head of the Minimal Invasive Surgery team at Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social for eight years and Director of Surgery at IMSS for two years. He has been a Member of the Almater Hospital surgical staff since 1987.

    Bariatric Surgery in Mexico with Dr. Wilhelmy

    Dr. Wilhelmy specializes in the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) and the Duodenal Switch (DS). He trained under the guidance of the late bariatric surgery pioneer Dr. Alberto Aceves, the founder of the Mexicali Bariatric Center, perfecting the techniques that provide better outcomes and successful long-term results. He has trained and attended numerous courses and specialties to be sure to be on the cutting edge of technology.

    Dr. Wilhelmy also performs the Roux-en-Y, Sleeve Reconstruction, the Adjustable Gastric Band, and Biliopancreatic Diversion. Due to his surgical skills and compassionate manner, Dr. Wilhelmy is sought out for complex bariatric surgery revisions from patients all over the world.

    All surgeries with Dr. Wilhelmy are performed at Almater Hospital where patients receive first-class support and medical care with the latest state-of-the-art technology. Patient safety and well-being are at the forefront of the Mexicali teams mission. Patients can expect comfortable, clean, fully furnished rooms and quality care by skilled healthcare professionals.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico with Dr. Wilhelmy

    Thank you for considering the Mexicali Bariatric Center, we look forward to being a part of your bariatric surgery journey! For patients who travel to undergo weight loss surgery in Mexico from another country, our team will work to accommodate your traveling schedule. Once surgery has been completed, we stay in constant contact to ensure proper aftercare.

    If you are interested in bariatric surgery with Dr. Wilhelmy and the Mexicali Bariatric team, please call us for more information at 888-344-3916 or fill out our contact form. We also have a bariatric surgery application form available, that helps us get to know you and learn about your medical history and needs.

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  • Latest Reviews See all 85 reviews
    avatar Brendon on Dec. 9, 2018

    All the staff was very friendly and the doctor was amazing. I am so glad that I chose to get this surgery done. It has been 3 months and I have lost 90 lbs and I'm excited to lose the last 110 lbs. I More...

    avatar Giggle7964 on July 12, 2018

    Had a wonderful experience with Dr. Wilhemy and his staff. We had tons of questions and they never hesitated to answer any of them. My surgery was on May 1, 2018 and although I had a rough start, it was the best decision I could More...

    avatar tkstafford on June 27, 2018

    I received excellent care from Dr. Wilhelmy and his staff when I had my gastric sleeve surgery on March 20, 2018. The post-op eating instructions were specific and easy to follow. Any questions that I had were immediately answered via email after I returned home More...

  • Location
    Ave. Madero # 1119-2
    Mexicali, BC 21100

    Phone: 888-344-3916
    Fax: 619-923-2600
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