Rodolfo Wilhelmy

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.9587628866 out of 5 with 96 ratings

Rodolfo Wilhelmy Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

32 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

Biliopancreatic Diversion

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch



Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Edgar Campos
Clinical Bariatric Doctor and Nutritionist
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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 30 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 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.   ObesityHelp Contributing Author Vertical Sleeve – Does Bougie Size Matter? Patients Featured - Before & After Before & After VSG with Donna Ann, losing 140 pounds
  • Latest Reviews See all 96 reviews
    avatar trinity1160 on Dec. 3, 2021

    After my latest checkup, my nurse practitioner who was a patient of Dr. Wilhemy and had gastric sleeve surgery done at Mexicali Bariatric Surgery center advised me that at 204 pounds I was obese, pre-diabetic and at risk for a heart attack. She recommended I More...

    avatar Lamoura on March 19, 2021

    RESLEEVED: On December 10, 2020, I was RESLEEVED and had a HIATAL HERNIA fixed with Dr. Wilhelmy at the Mexicali Bariatric Centre (MBC). My experience with Dr. Wilhelmy was FANTASTIC. HISTORY: I had a vsg in January of 2014 and enjoyed being 150-156lb for about More...

    avatar rgjujitsu on Jan. 28, 2021

    I had sadi surgery with Dr. Wilhelmy in July 2020. I started at 400 lbs and I'm 6'1". In the 6 months since I have lost 160 lbs without much effort and essentially zero complications. But it's not just the weight loss More...

  • Location
    Mexicali, B.C. 21100
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