Dr. Alejandro Santoyo: Tijuana Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo Tijuana Mexico Bariatric Surgeon A highly respected board-certified bariatric surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico, Dr. Alejandro Santoyo brings over 10 years of experience and extensive training in weight loss surgery to his practice. Specializing in gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and mini gastric bypass procedures, Dr. Santoyo has advanced expertise.

His track record includes the successful performance of thousands of bariatric procedures, encompassing both laparoscopic and traditional open surgery, with a remarkably high success rate.

Starting in 2006, Dr. Santoyo served as a General Surgeon at the General Zone Hospital & Family Medicine Center in Baja California until 2019. Simultaneously, he held the position of General Surgeon at ISSSTE (Institute for Social Security and Services for State Workers) from 2007 to 2019. In September 2019, Dr. Santoyo initiated his independent clinical practice as a General Surgeon.

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo has set himself apart from many surgeons in Tijuana, Mexico by taken an extra step and became Certified by the Mexican Board of General Surgery (CMCG).

Board Certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo stands out from most other bariatric surgeons by holding a prestigious board certification from the Mexican Council of General Surgery (CMCG). He achieved this certification in 2007 and underwent re-certification in 2022 for another five years (2022-2027). The CMCG, the sole national board in Mexico authorized to grant board certification to qualifying surgeons, subjects candidates to its rigorous selection criteria.

  • Professional License #: 3864700
  • Specialty Certificate #: 5721139

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo: Training and Qualifications

  • Certification in Bariatric Surgery 2020
  • Mini fellowship in Adjustable Gastric Sleeve Surgery 2007
  • Diploma of Specialty in General Surgery 2007
  • Certification as a Specialist in General Surgery 2007
  • Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery 2005
  • Advanced Course of Vital Support in Trauma 2003
  • Specialization in General Surgery 2002 to 2006
  • Undergraduate rotating internship from 2000 to 2001
  • Degree in medical surgery and obstetrics from the School of Medicine, University of Baja California from 1994 to 1999

Workshops, Conferences and Courses

  • Bariatric Surgery Workshop (one month), 2014
  • 19th International Congress of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, 2017
  • Course on “Limits without Boarders in Bariatric Surgery” 2013
  • Course of Management of the Complicated Bariatric Patient, 2011
  • Course in Gastric Bypass and Lap Band Surgery, 2004
  • Topics in Obesity Surgery, IMSS Clinic, 2003

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo Customized Bariatric Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

With decades of surgical training and experience, Dr. Alejandro Santoyo possesses equal proficiency in performing gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass surgery, and bariatric revision surgery to address obesity. He recommends the appropriate procedure to patients and adopts a customized approach to surgery.

Dr. Santoyo will evaluate the patient’s specific parameters, including their BMI, body size, underlying medical conditions, if any, and personal goals. Using this information, he will formulate a customized weight loss surgery plan to achieve targeted results through a less invasive approach.

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo Provides Advanced and Compassionate Care

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo distinguishes himself from most bariatric surgeons because of his compassion and his ability to empathize with what a patient is going through in their struggle with obesity. His work ethic is incomparably strong, and will provide personalized care and attention to his patients at every step.

Dr. Santoyo maintains international best practices and standards of care, adopts cutting edge surgical techniques and technology, pursues continuing education, and follows the latest safety protocols to deliver exceptional results for his bariatric surgery patients.

Dr. Alejandro Santoyo offers safe and innovative bariatric surgery

Dr. Santoyo is an experienced and board-certified bariatric surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico. Working with Jet Medical Tourism, he has helped many patients from the United States and Canada improve their self image with safe and affordable weight loss surgery.

Contact our Tijuana, Mexico practice today to begin your transformative journey towards a healthier lifestyle. Your new chapter of wellness awaits – let’s embark on it together!