Gastric Bypass

Bariatric surgery helps you significantly improve your health

If you are thinking of doing this surgery please contact us, it is necessary to make a valuation to know if this is the surgery indicated for you, you can send us a contact form and we will answer you, or you can dial us to 619 308 7080, or send us an email

Our team headed by Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon and Dr. Frayre will be very happy to help and support you during this process.

About Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass is a surgery also known as Bypass or RNY, this is the bariatric weigh loss gold standard it means it’s the first surgery offer and also the one with the best results, is a restrictive and mal absorption procedure, that involves cutting the stomach into a size of a baseball and bypass a big size of intestine, giving great results on weight loss struggle.

On all methods bypass is the best option for the treatment of obesity, although it is important to note that if your BMI is greater than 50 it is considered a good rebound surgery, gastric sleeve and a bypass after.

This procedure takes about 1.30 hr in operating room on expert hands, Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon is the most experienced surgeon who also offers the service of gastric sleeve for a single port, the patients stays on the hospital for 2 days, healing fast in fact it takes for about a week before going back to work.

Benefits of the Gastric Bypass

Quick recovery – In most cases patients have an extremely rapid recovery takes about 1 week before they can return to their  normal activities.

Rapid weight loss – Patients undergoing this procedure experience rapid benefits, in most cases reaching your ideal weight in the first 6 months

Gastroesophageal reflux – This process has properties that help people with big problem with gastric reflux sleeve that keeps the problem resolved.

Restrictive – This procedure besides being a mal absorptive is a procedure that limits the amount of food you can eat

Low sugar levels – The gastric sleeve has been suggested as a surgery to treat diabetes type II, many studies have shown that it improves treatment and promotes healing of diabetes.

In general, gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgery could be an option for you if:

  • Efforts to lose weight with diet and exercise have been unsuccessful
  • Your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher (extreme obesity)
  • Your BMI is 35 to 39.9 (obesity) and you have a serious weight-related health problem, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or severe sleep apnea

In some cases, you may qualify for certain types of weight-loss surgery if your BMI is 30 to 34 and you have serious weight-related health problems.