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Dr. Mario Alberto Almanza Reyes, General Bariatric Surgeon, Tijuana, Mexico

Below is the resume of Dr. Mario Almanza, general, laparoscopic & bariatric (lap bandgastric sleevegastric bypass) surgeon specializing in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Doctor Mario is certified by Allergan LAP-BAND system and he is one of the highly experienced bariatric surgeons in Tijuana with over more than 1,300 Sleeve Gastrectomies and Adjustable Gastric Bands surgeries.

Majority of Dr Almanza’s practice is of clients from the USA & Canada. Popular weight loss procedures that Dr Almanza does are gastric lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass & mini gastric bypass.

Dr. Mario Almanza – CURRICULUM VITAE

Professional Profile

Degrees and Certification:


Educational Background

Faculty of Medicine – (UABC) Campus Tijuana. (1993-1999)
Rotation Intern – IMSS Clinic #20, (January 1999-January 2000)
Social Service – (ISESALUD) Progreso, Mexicali, BCN; Mexico. (February 2000-February 2001)
General Surgery Residency – Hospital General Tijuana (Tijuana General
Hospital) (March 2003-March 2007)
Parental Nutrition – (Centro Medico del Noroeste, Guadalajara, Jalisco)
(June-July 2005) Specialization in Nutrition
Basics of Laprascopic (IMSS, Clinica #1, May-July 2006)
Advanced Course of Laprascopic (IMMS Clinica#1, March –June 2007)
OBGYN Rotation (IMSS, Clinica#1, August 2006)
Social Service (Hospital General, Ensenada) (November 2006-November 2007)

Gastric Band Certifications

Inamed, Johnson & Johnson, Helioscope

Work Experience

General Surgeon at Tijuana General Hospital (June 2007-Present)
General Surgeon at Clinica #1 del IMSS (May 2007-Present)
General Surgeon at Cruz Roja de Tijuana (March 2007-Present)
General Surgeon at Departamento de Servicios Medicos Municipales (May 2007- Present)
E.R. Surgeon at Hospital Angeles (December 2006-February 2007)
Assistant to the most prominent surgeon in Mexico (March 2003 – November 2007)

Medical Courses and Conferences

Northeast Regional Reunion of Surgeons (January 31, 2008-February 2, 2008)
Member of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (April 2006)
Member of the Mexican Association of General Surgeons of Tijuana (March 2007)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (2003)
Actualizatino of Pathologic Pediatric Surgery (June 2001)
7th Annual International Course of Radiology and Image (August 2000)
7th Annual Congress of Advances in Medicine (September 2002)
Topics in Bariactric Surgery (IMSS December 2003)

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