Why Choose Dr. Huacuz?
Dr. Daniel Huacuz is a leading name in the world of bariatric surgery. He is one of the very few surgeons in Mexico who can perform Duodenal Switch Laparoscopic, because he took six months of training from the inventor of laparoscopic Duodenal Switch procedure. He is an expert in the field of Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery, which includes metabolic diseases linked with obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and fatty liver disease, and in the field of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery that includes treatment for obesity.
Dr. Huacuz is a well accomplished surgeon who has been performing Lap band surgery for nearly a decade. He is certified by INAMED and has the honor of being the only surgeon who can perform Lap Band surgery, who is approved by the FDA in the US. He is an active member of medical associations like American Society of bariatric and metabolic surgeons, Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía de Obesidad (CMCO), Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Endoscópica (AMCE), and International Federation for the surgery of obesity Metabolic disorders (IFSO).
Dr. Huacuz has performed several surgeries, like:
- Duodenal Switch,
- Gastric Bypass Surgery,
- Laparoscopic Biliary Surgery (surgery of the gallbladder and bile ducts),
- Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery (surgery of the esophagus, intestine, stomach and colon), Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery,
- Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery (surgery of the spleen, pancreas, adrenal gland liver) and
- Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Currently Dr. Huacuz is a professor of surgery at The University School of Medicine in Baja California. If you want to opt for weight loss surgery, then go for him as he has years of experience in bariatric surgery, and also because he is a committed individual who loves his work and makes the surgery as risk free as possible.
Why Opt For Mexico?
Mexico is the preferred destination for a lot of people when it comes to bariatric surgery. The cost of surgery in the country is low compared to developed nations like the USA, Australia and Canada. Surgeons like Dr. Huacuz are internationally accredited and make the surgery as risk free as possible. The cost of surgery is low, because of factors like cheap labor and administrative costs, the cost of malpractice and insurance being low and the fact that one doesn’t need a lot of paperwork to get the work done.
The surgeon removes a part of the stomach in gastric sleeve surgery and leave behind a sleeve that connects the esophagus to the small intestines. Potential risks involve osteoporosis, anemia, internal bleeding, blood clots, wound issues and infections.
There are various specialized clinics in Mexico that offer gastric sleeve surgeries that makes it possible for people to lose up to 70% of the weight in only 2 or 3 years. Surgeons usually recommend patients to eat light and healthy, do exercise and set realistic goals because weight loss takes time.