Venecia Hernandez Leon

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 9 ratings

Venecia Hernandez Leon Bariatric Surgeon MD

Venecia Hernandez Leon Bariatric Surgeon Picture

6 yr Experience

6 yr in Bariatrics

6 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

6 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

60%% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16

Max Age of Patient is 70


  • About Me

    Dr. Venecia Hernández León, Bariatric Surgeon

    Venecia Hernández León, MD is a highly-regarded surgeon specializing in minimally invasive bariatric surgery at Obesity Free Life Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico. She is one of Mexico’s premier bariatric surgeons dedicated to the treatment of obesity and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

    Dr. Hernández León received her medical degree from the prestigious Autonomous University of Guadalajara. She went on to complete an internship at ISSSTESON and a residency in General Surgery at Hospital General de Tijuana. She received certification from Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia General and specialized training in Advanced Laparoscopic and Endoluminal Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at the Ircad Training Center. She continues her education by regularly attending national and international courses.

    A native of the beautiful Tijuana and San Diego border area, she is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

    Bariatric Surgery in Mexico with Dr. Venecia Hernández León

    I love being a Bariatric Surgeon and helping my patients become healthier and happier. -Dr. Hernández León

    Early in her career, Dr. Hernández León recognized the increasing rate of obesity and the significant impact it had on people’s health and wanted to make a difference. Staying apprised on the latest research and education, she has devoted her surgical career and passions to helping individuals overcome obesity

    Known as a caring and attentive surgeon, Dr. Hernández León understands that each patient’s weight loss journey is unique to them and therefore dedicates her practice to providing individualized, personal care. With excellence in patient safety and the very latest in technique and technology, she offers a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment plan that is designed and created for each individual. She expertly performs Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, the Mini Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, and bariatric surgery revisions.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

    Dr. Hernández León and the Obesity Free Bariatrics team are proud to provide a state-of-the-art, warm and comfortable atmosphere at their medical center in beautiful, multicultural Tijuana, Mexico.

    Focused on long-term, successful weight loss solutions, we offer affordable and competitive surgical packages and eFinancing Solutions. If you are ready to change your life through bariatric surgery, you can begin the process to schedule a personalized consultation with Dr. Hernández León at Obesity Free Life Bariatrics by filling out our application.

    If you have any questions, please fill out our contact form or call us directly at 619-416-4406 (USA and Canada). Mexico residents can reach us at 664-976-3132 or 664-167-5718.

    Start your healthy life today!



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  • Latest Reviews See all 9 reviews
    avatar GYLES on Feb. 23, 2021

    Absolutely loved the entire process from start to finish. Dr Venecia made sure all my questions were answered before surgery. We even were telling jokes as we were headed to the operating room. The most personal experience I have ever had during a surgery. Definitely More...

    avatar Samantha1 on Feb. 17, 2021

    My overall experience with Doctor Leon was absolutely wonderful! I had no major issues at all during my whole journey. I drove 24 hours and crossed the boarder and I was super nervous as anyone would be going through something so life changing. But once More...

    avatar FelibertoF on Feb. 1, 2021

    My experience in TJ Mexico and with Dr. Hernandez was amazing she was a great caring doctor who explained everything for me she knew English and Spanish she made me feel comfortable she explained my diet for after surgery and kept in touch with me More...

  • Location
    Zona Urbana Rio Tijuana
    Tijuana, B.C. 22320

    Phone: USA: 619-416-4406
    Alt Phone: Mexico: 664-976-3132
    Fax: Mexico: 664-167-5718
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