Dr. Jorge Maytorena

Bariatric Surgeon

Hospital de la Familia, Mexicali, Mexico

  • Dr. Jorge Maytorena received his medical degree and was graduated at the UABC Faculty Medicine at Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. 
  • Dr. Jorge Maytorena  went on to complete a four-year residency in general surgery at the UNAM for General Surgery at the General Hospital at Hermosillo, Sonora.
  • He 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.
  • Dr. Jorge Maytorena is a certified trauma surgeon as well which gives him a unique perspective in dealing with any abdominal emergencies or surgical complications. 
  • The  Surgeries that Dr. Jorge Maytorena specializes in and is qualified to perform include Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Mini-Gastric Bypass and Revision Surgeries to Conversion.

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Graduated from the UABC Faculty Medicine at Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.


8 procedures across 4 departments

Gastric band surgery, which can be also referred to as Lap-Band, is a very common bariatric surgery procedure, considered as the less invasive and safest for its reversible and adjustable characteristics. Gastric banding is performed with a laparoscopic approach, which involves a series of small cuts to the stomach and abdominal area, in order to insert and place a silicon device filled with a saline solution around the upper section of the stomach. This band effectively reduces the stomach c

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Gastric Bypass Surgery treatments abroad. Gastric Bypass Surgery abroad Gastric bypass is just one of many types of bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, and is used to treat morbid obesity. Gastric bypass surgery works by dividing the stomach into a small upper pouch and a larger lower pouch and then connecting the small intestine to both. This changes the way in which the patient's body responds to food and reduces the amount of food the stomach can handle at one time, often

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Although “heartburn” is often used to describe a variety of digestive problems, in medical terms, it is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease. In this condition, stomach acids reflux or “back up” from the stomach into the esophagus. The feeling may radiate through the chest and into the throat and neck.   

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A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to examine the abdomen to help make a diagnosis, take a tissue biopsy, or to make surgical repairs. It is a modern surgical technique that involves making small incisions in the abdomen, through which a laparoscope is inserted. A laparoscope is a flexible tube which is fitted with a light and camera which transmits images of the inside of the abdomen to a computer which the surgeon can view. for more details about Laparoscopic su

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Gastric Sleeve treatments abroad. A sleeve gastrectomy, also referred to as a gastric sleeve, is a bariatric surgery procedure which reduces the size of the stomach in order to achieve the goal of weight loss. It is usually performed on patients with extreme weight problems and obesity, who have been unable to lose weight through conventional methods such as a dieting and regular exercise. The procedure can help in treating obesity-related conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high bloo

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