Meet Dr. Alejandro Lopez

Bariatric Surgeon

“I know that my vast clinical experience and my training will allow me to provide optimal care for my patients. I believe my patients are like family, and I would like my family members to be treated with respect, dignity, and love.”

Dr. Alejandro Lopez - BARIATRIC SURGEON

Dr. Alejandro Lopez

Lead Surgeon

Over the last 12 years, Dr. Alejandro Lopez has performed over 7,000 successful bariatric surgeries, affecting his patients’ lives in a positive fashion. In fact, bringing smiles to his patients’ faces is his greatest reward. His far-reaching knowledge of laparoscopic surgery and his expertise in the operating room for bariatric procedures, including laparoscopic gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding (Lap-Band®), have been grounds for him to receive numerous awards for his work in bariatric surgery.

Dr. Alejandro received his medical degree from the University of Guadalajara. His residency in general surgery was completed at Western National Medical Center. Dr. Lopez did his fellowship training at one of the largest hospitals in the United States, Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, where he received advanced fellowship training in weight loss surgery.

education

  • Residency: Medical Research Unit in Epidemiology IMSS, Jalisco
  • Fellowship: Western National Medical Center. IMSS
  • Guaranteed by Lap-Band like Surgeon Certificate on Laparoscopic positioning of Gastric Band
Dr. Alejandro Lopez has been published in articles on bariatric and laparoscopic surgery in many surgical journals and magazines including: Memberships & Affiliations
  • Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE) Since May 2008
  • The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Since 2013
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Since 2013
  • Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases (CMCOEM). Since 2011
  • Mexican Council of General Surgery (CMCG). Since 2009