Completed laparoscopy and oncology training at the Baptist Hospital in Miami, FL. and is an affiliate of the International Federation of Obesity Surgery.
Avg US Cost:$35,000
Your Procedure Price Total
Avg US Cost $35,000 -
81% Savings Savings
Completed a sub-specialty in bariatric surgery at the American British Cowdray Hospital in Mexico City. Current member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
- 3 to 4 telemedicine appointments with the staff nutritionist in english (3 prior and 1 after surgery)
- 3 to 4 telemedicine appointments with the staff psychologist in english (3 prior and 1 after surgery)
- Accommodation for 2 that includes 1 night at a comfortable suite in a quiet neighbor close to the hospital or 1 night at a 5 stars hotel located in an exclusive mall with stores and movie theatre at only 2.6 mi from the hospital (10 to 13 min by car) .
- Medications following surgery (previous medications not included)
USD $8,500 - $9,200
USD $8,500 - $9,200
USD $8,500 - $9,200
Completed medical school at the Tech de Monterrey in 2002 and his general surgery residency in 2007 at the Northeast National Medical Center, also in Monterrey, Mexico. Earlier in his career, he participated in two visiting rotations at Harvard and Baylor College of Medicine.
4-5 days post-op, patients will return to the hospital for an office visit to have their drain removed.
Dr. Altieri obtained his medical degree from George Washington University, School of Medicine. He is a certified by the American Board of Surgery and has active licenses to practice surgery in the states of Texas and California.
American College of Surgeons Fellow and member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Completed sleeve gastrectomy training at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
- you will also have one follow up appointment with Dr. Zafrani following your surgery, prior to your departure.
Completed his General Surgery specialty at the University of Antioquia. He then received training in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery at the Ethicon EndoSurgery Institute in Ohio and an Endosurgery Research Fellowship at Emory University in Georgia as well as a training at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
-Complication insurance required if the patient has a complications policy.
Member of the International Federation of Obesity Surgery and current professor of General Surgery at The University of Baja California. Former President of the Mexican Association of Laparoscopy.
NOTE: Only provide round trip airport shuttle from San Diego to Tijuana.
Hospital nights range from 3-4 nights for this procedure.
Completed his specialty in gastrointestinal endoscopy at The Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan in 1997.
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If you are having surgery outside of the country, your home country insurance is unlikely to cover a edical complication. As a result, we advise that you purchase a complication insurance policy, which is specifically designed to cover individuals who are traveling internationally for medical treatment.
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