Dr. Ismael Cabrera

Dr. Ismael Cabrera

Board Certified Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Ismael Cabrera Garcia, MD is a dedicated surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Cabrera specializes in weight loss surgery with education and training from Mexico and the United States.

He is certified by both Mexican Council of General Surgeons (CMCG, AC) and Mexico College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons (CMCOEM, AC).

  • Certified Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon
  • Performed over 4,500 Bariatric Surgeries
  • Limits Bariatric Surgeries to 4 Per Day
  • Successful Results & Low Complication Rate
  • Training at both Mexico and United States
  • Featured in CBC Radio in Canada

The best Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Ismael Cabrera graduated with a general surgery degree. For about 2 years, he trained with Dr. Juan Corvala in Hospital Angeles Tijuana. Dr. Cabrera Garcia completed a one-year certification, from Dr. Kelvin Higa, at Fresno Surgical Hospital. Since then, he has worked in the public hospital of Tecate, Tijuana, and Puebla, and has participated in multiple post-doctoral training programs.

He is a regular attendee of bariatric and metabolic conferences, like Long Beach XV World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in 2010, 2015 Vienna Austria IFSO Congress, and 2017 IFSO in London England.

Dr. Cabrera holds informational seminars related to bariatric surgery in U.S. and Canada. He has educated and put to ease hundreds of attendees of these seminars in cities with obesity problems like Houston, Seattle, and Baton Rouge. He is capable of performing Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Revisional Surgeries, such as failed Gastric Band surgery to Gastric Sleeve or RNY Bypass surgery.

Education of Dr. Cabrera

  • (2011) Certification of participation in observation in obesity surgeries
    Fresno heart and surgical hospital – Fresno, California
  • (2010) Fellowship in Advanced laparoscopy
    Hospital Angeles Tijuana – Tijuana, México
  • (2009) General and Digestive Surgery speciality
    IMSS Hospital Specialty General Surgery Northeast UMAE 25 – Monterrey, México
  • (1998-2005) General Medicine
    University UPAEP – Puebla, México