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Dr. Jorge Maytorena

Dr. Jorge Maytorena is a bariatric surgeon located in Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico who has over 10 years of medical experience and has performed over 6,000 surgeries. Dr. Jorge Maytorena received his medical degree and was educated at the UABC Faculty Medicine at Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. Following graduation, Dr. Maytorena participated in an internship at the IMSS Specialty Hospital #30, Mexicali, B.C., Mexico and went on to complete a 4 year residency in general surgery at the UNAM for General Surgery at the General Hospital at Hermosillo, Sonora.

Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Jorge Maytorena was also privileged to complete a key Fellowship in Gastric Banding managed by the Inamed Lap Band brand and he furthered his expertise in weight loss surgery procedures by studying Advanced Laparoscopic procedures at the Mexican Society of Endoscopic Surgery at Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico and received Sleeve Gastrectomy Training at the College of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery.

Even though his bariatric complication rate is close to 0%, being a certified trauma surgeon as well, gives him a professional and unique perspective when it comes to dealing with any abdominal emergencies or surgical complications.  Surgeries that Dr. Jorge Maytorena specializes in and is qualified to perform include Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve (VSG), Gastric Bypass, Mini-Gastric Bypass, Gastric Plication ad Revision Surgeries.

Dr. Jorge Maytorena is a member of the prestigious College of General Surgeons at Mexicali, B.C. Dr. Jorge Maytorena also has international experience with one of Brazil’s most renowned hospitals and doctors, working under Dr. Ricardo Cohen to study Gastric Bypass procedural techniques at the San Camilo Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In spite of Dr. Jorge Maytorena’s impressive experience and education, his patients say it best when summarizing his expertise: “He was amazing from the beginning, a blessing in disguise!”


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