Alejandro Aguirre-Wallace, Ensenada,Baja California Mexico

Alejandro Aguirre-Wallace, Ensenada, Mexico

Dr. Alejandro Aguirre Wallace, a well experienced Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico, performs a variety of obesity weight loss surgery to aid long-term weight loss treatments. He studied medicine at the "Universidad La Salle," in the city of Mexico D.F. Soon afterwards, he did specialty training at the General Hospital of the Secretaria de Salud (Secretary of Health), and became a general surgeon in the year 1983.

Dr. Alejandro Aguirre Wallace always performs Bariatric Surgery with stomach separation. Currently he continues to practice the same technique with some small differences that improve surgery time, and with better and prolonged weight-loss results in the long term.

He practiced at the Sharp Cabrillo Hospital, in San Diego, California USA, under the education of Dr. Richard Catlin, and specialized in bariatric surgery.

Cardiomed Hospital in Ensenada

The hospital has all the necessary equipment and the most experienced personnel. When you arrive at the Hospital for surgery, you will meet with the hospital's friendly personnel, who will take care of you. They are:

  • Fernando Villegas – Anesthesiologist
  • Guadalupe Salazar – Instrumentist
  • Dr. Guillermo Estrella – Medical Assistant
  • Rosella Aguirre – Services and Management

The surgery takes around 1 hour and 1/2 to 2 and 1/2 hours. The pulmonary therapy starts 12 to 24 hours after the surgery and the team gets you up and about in 2 to 3 days.

Once you are released from the hospital, doctor Aguirre's staff will provide you with written post op information as well as contact phone numbers.

If any complications occur; doctor Aguirre will provide his services at no cost, although hospital fees may apply.

If your city of residence is 250 miles or less from Ensenada, you will be able to leave and return 8 days after the surgery. After the 8th day, you will be discharged and checked again the 30th day after the surgery for new indications of vitamins, type of diet, exercises, etc.

It is important to be in communication with the doctor at least every thirty days, especially during the first six months after the surgery.

Bariatric Surgery – the definitive solution for the overweight

Obesity is one of the major health problems confronting the United States. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 30% of the population is overweight and over five million Americans are more than 100 lbs over their ideal weight.

Most obese individuals have struggled unsuccessfully with their weight for many years. The numerous diets, commercial slimming clubs, and weight loss centers offering treatments such as hypnosis, pituitary hormones, appetite suppression drugs and behavioral therapy attest to the great difficulty many overweight people have in losing weight and staying fit.

Some of these weight loss strategies may be successful in people with mild obesity, but nearly all fail in individuals 100 pounds or more over their ideal body weight. At present, surgery is the only proven, effective therapy for severe obesity or morbid obesity.


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