Dr. Alejandro Lopez Ortega, MD, a board certified surgeon specializing in bariatric, weight loss surgery at Mexico Bariatrics in Guadalajara, Mexico, is recognized as one of “Mexico’s Top Bariatric Surgeons” by The Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery. He was also voted one of the “Top 10 Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico” by The Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases. In addition, he was awarded by his participation to the International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, organized by the Mexican College of endoscopic Surgery and Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery.
Dr. Alejandro Lopez specializes in minimally-invasive surgical weight loss procedures including Gastric Banding (Lap Band), Gastric Bypass, as well as Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch, and the revision of failed weight loss surgery. A University of Guadalajara School of Medicine alumni, Dr. Lopez completed a residency in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Ill., followed by a fellowship in Basic Endoscopic Surgery at the Western Medical National Center, IMSS. Dr. Lopez underwent further training in Laparoscopic positioning of Gastric Band at Alo Bariatrics Center in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Using his specialized training, Dr. Lopez, brings his advanced laparoscopic skills to bariatric surgery. Dr. Lopez is passionate about helping his patients overcome the disease of morbid obesity. His commitment to helping patients transform their lives extends across the spectrum of their treatment, from being involved in pre-operative education to follow-up care and support programs after surgery, as well as performing a wide range of surgeries, with a special interest in the procedures concerning the abdomen and related organs and structures.