When pricing gastric bypass surgery around, you’ve probably discovered that Mexico prices are inexpensive compared with the United States. While the average cost of gastric bypass can be upwards of $30,000 in the United States, the cost of gastric bypass in Mexico is typically around $10,000.
Our cost for Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is $5,900. Our price reflects the fees including Hospital and Hotel Stay, Pre-Op and Post-Op medication, Surgery itself, Anesthesia and Ground Transportation. The only thing you have to be concerned with is transportation costs to Mexico and time away from Job or Home.
Typically, Medical Tourism (Traveling abroad to perform medical surgeries and treatments) in Mexico will save you roughly one-third the price compared with the United States. With these type of savings, it’s a perfect option for people who lack insurance, or who are budget-conscious patients. But because of the lower price, prospect patients commonly ask “What kind of Quality can I expect in Mexico?”
Quality of Bariatric Surgery in Mexico
The quality of bariatric surgery in Mexico is usually the question right after the price is quoted. Many people feel that the quality of bariatric surgeons, hospitals, and staff cannot be as good as the United States. But today there are many hospitals in Mexico that cater to the tourist market that are among the best in the World.
To make sure that the hospital meets or exceeds United States standards look for hospitals that are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), or the Patient’s Coordinators Center of Excellence.
Also look closely at the bariatric physicians credentials and experience. The more experience with gastric bypass surgery the better. Look for his success rates, contact previous bariatric surgery patients.
One study on the quality of Medical Tourism in Mexico found that “About 90 percent [feel] the care they had received in Mexico had been good or excellent. About 80 percent rated the care they had received in the United States as good or excellent.” The study was done by the Families U.S.A a Washington Advocacy group for health-care issues.
Is Gastric Bypass in Mexico Safe?
Of course. Hundreds of thousands of people travel to and from Mexico daily. In fact, in 2007 it’s estimated that 750,000 Americans traveled abroad for Medical Tourism. Tijuana, Mexico is exceptionally safe since our hospital is a few blocks from the Mexican border. Thousands of people have already traveled to Mexico for gastric bypass surgery, now is your time to lose weight and regain your health back.