Why Dr. Huacuz is the First Option for Bariatric Surgery in Mexico

Aug 30, 2017 — by Daniel Huacuz, MD

One of the foremost names in weight loss surgery, Dr. Faustino D. Huacuz is an IFSO certified surgeon, with the unique honor of being the first and only FDA approved practitioner of lap band surgery in the world. Currently practicing out of Tijuana, Mexico, the doctor also teaches surgery at the University School of Medicine in Baja California allowing him to keep abreast of the latest advancements in this fast evolving field.

Patient reviews, achievements and accolades all show him to be the perfect choice for your weight loss surgery, but just in case you’re interested in doing further research we’ve provided a closer look at the doctor’s credentials.

Experience you can Count On

Dr. Huacuz has a wide range of expertise and experience, having performed several different types of bariatric surgery in his 16 years of practice, these include:

  • Duodenal Switch - Having studied under the innovator of this surgery technique for 6 months, the doctor is very familiar with the needs of the procedure and has now successfully performed over 700 of these surgeries in his time practicing.
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery - Dr. Huacuz has become a leading expert gastric sleeve surgery and has over a decade of experience of performing vertical sleeve gastrectomies, he performs the procedure on average about 156 times a week and has successfully completed the procedure almost a thousand times. Gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Huacuz is greatly recommended for its medical benefits as well, with the doctor acting as a leading expert in the field of gastrointestinal metabolic surgery.
  • LAP-BAND – Achieving a rare FDA certification in this surgery is no small matter; Dr. Huacuz has earned his credentials by administering this surgery perfectly to over 2500 patients.

Alongside his impressive skills Doctor Huacuz retains membership in several key bariatric surgery bodies such as,

  • Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía de Obesidad (CMCO)
  • Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Endoscópica (AMCE)
  • International Federation for the surgery of obesity Metabolic disorders (IFSO).

Great Reviews

When researching to find a suitable doctor for surgery, the first thing many patients look to are online testimonials. With Dr. Huacuz reviews have poured in speaking to the great level of care of he provides at his clinic, some of the key benefits offered are,

  • A High Level of Care
  • Weight Loss Success

The Best Choice

Whether it’s LAP-BAND, Gastric Bypass or gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Huacuz you’re promised a clean, safe and comfortable environment, helpful staff and one-on-one treatment from one of the best bariatric surgeons working today. It’s a choice you can truly be secure with.

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