Dr. Carlos Altamirano is a Tijuana Bariatric Surgeon and the founder of Bariatric World & Wellness Center, Mexico. Is an expert in General Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, been his area of expertise bariatric procedures like gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. He collaborated in the latest Bariatric and Metabolic Mexican Forum for the consensus for the regulation of this kind of procedures nationwide. Dr. Altamirano completed his formation as a surgeon in Dr. Valentín Gómez Farías Hospital (one of the most renowned hospitals of Mexico’s State System for the attention of government workers) in Guadalajara. This is a high specialty hospital where surgeons are trained in basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures like cholecystectomy, inguinal and post incisional hernia repair, Laparoscopic Nissen Funduplication and bariatric procedures including Gastric Sleeve. He also has experience in the management of emergency and critically ill patients, and is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS certification of the American College of Surgeons) and Advanced Cardiovascular life Support (ACLS certification of the American Heart Association.) He is an expert in weight loss surgeries including sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass and revision surgeries (lapband-to-sleeve or sleeve-to-bypass). Dr. Altamirano founded Bariatric World & Wellness Center in Tijuana Mexico to offer affordable prices for this life changing surgeries with compassionate follow up care to create better lives for his patients. He has performed up to 70 surgeries a month for the last 2 years. That's 1500+ PROCEDURES!! Dr. Altamirano's center offers products specially designed for patients post-op of gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and other bariatric procedures like specialized proteins with fiber and picolinate and bariatric vitamins.