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Meet Our Bariatric Surgeon and Our Medical Team

Dr. Fernando Garcia Govea

Bariatric Surgeon

Surgeon License: 5446251 

A highly qualified surgeon, Dr. Fernando Garcia has more than eight years of bariatric treatment experience and two decades in the medical field. His experience (5,000+ procedures) helps him work with patients of 80 BMI or higher to improve their quality of life. 

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Dr. Paola Velazco Gerardo

Follow-up Care Physician

CP 5069959

With a background in internal medicine, obesity, and malnutrition, Dr. Paola Velazco provides follow-up care to patients of Tijuana Bariatric Center. She has over a decade of experience providing fast, dedicated care in emergency rooms, as well as on-call hotel room visits in a variety of hotel doctor's offices. 

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Dr. Jose Alberto Carlos Rivas

Dr. Garcia's Bariatric Surgery Team

Dr. Jose Carlos is board-certified in both general surgery and bariatric surgery. He has trained in single-incision surgeries and advanced laparoscopic techniques. He has been in practice since 2007 and is currently a member of several prestigious medical associations.

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Dr. Gustavo Arce

Dr. Garcia's Bariatric Surgery Team

Dr. Gustavo Arce has trained in both emergency medicine and general surgery. He is committed to remaining abreast of current techniques through continuing education. As a teacher and surgeon, he can combine his passion for learning with a dedication to improving patients' lives. 

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