Cost of Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico: Save Big

Explore the cost of weight loss surgery in Mexico with all-inclusive packages. Learn about the prices of different weight loss procedures, expert surgeons, and bariatric surgery options in Mexico. Continue reading for more details!

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What is the Cost of Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico?

The cost of weight loss surgery in Mexico ranges from $3,650 to $8,500. This cost includes hotel and hospital stays, airport pick-up, and other medical expenses.

In Mexico, gastric balloon prices start at $3,650, gastric sleeve surgery costs $4,395, gastric bypass costs $5,299, and SADI-S gastric bypass costs $8,500. Revision weight loss surgery price in Mexico ranges from $5,145 to $8,500.

In the US, it will cost you $11,000 for gastric sleeve and $18,995 for gastric bypass surgery.

You can save 60% or more with weight loss surgery in Mexico. Take a look at the cost comparison between Mexico and the other medical tourism destinations below!

Cost Comparison in Mexico vs Turkey, US, and Canada
Gastric Sleeve$4,395$4,800$10,995$13,000
Gastric Bypass$5,299$5,900$20,000$22,000
Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB)$5,299$5,900$16,000$18,000
Duodenal Switch$5,699$6,000$18,995$21,000
Gastric Balloon$3,650$4,200$9,000$11,300
Lap Band to Gastric Sleeve$5,145$6,325$16,000$19,000
*Prices are case dependent

Note: US and Canada’s prices are for self-funded or cash-pay patients.

Moreover, in Mexico, you can get the cheapest gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana at $4,395, gastric bypass at $5,495, and mini gastric bypass at $5,495.

Wondering about costs in other Mexican cities? Check out the costs below!

Cost of Weight Loss Surgeries in Mexican Cities
Mexican CityGastric SleeveGastric BypassMini Gastric Bypass
Puerto Vallarta$4,950$6,900$6,900
Nuevo Laredo$4,799$6,799$6,599
Piedras Negras$5,350$6,500$6,500
*Prices are case dependent

Note that there are additional charges if your BMI is above 45. The fee starts from $750.

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The price of weight loss surgery in Mexico starts from $3,650. Here are some estimated prices for common weight loss surgeries in Mexico:

Cost of Gastric Sleeve in Mexico

Gastric sleeve, also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) is one of the most preferred weight loss surgeries. The cost of gastric sleeve in Mexico starts from $4,395.

This price covers a 1-night hotel stay, 2 nights in the hospital, airport transfers, and medical expenses.

The cost of gastric sleeve in the US and Canada is around $11,000 and $13,000 or more. You can save more than 60% on gastric sleeve in Mexico.

Cost of Gastric Bypass in Mexico

The cost of gastric bypass in Mexico starts from $5,495. This cost includes medical expenses, pick up from the airport, 1 night of hotel stay, and 2 nights of hospital stay.

Whereas in the US and Canada, you will have to pay more than $19,000 for gastric bypass surgery. In Mexico, you can save over 70% on gastric bypass, also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Cost of Mini Gastric Bypass in Mexico

The cost of mini gastric bypass in Mexico starts from $5,299. This price is all-inclusive and includes airport pick up, 1-night hotel stay, 2 nights hospital stay, and other medical expenses.

You can save more than 54% as compared to $11,000 or more cost in the US and Canada.

Cost of Gastric Balloon in Mexico

The gastric balloon in Mexico is the cheapest weight loss surgery. Its cost starts from $3,650, and it is all-inclusive.

You can save more than 60% on gastric balloon surgery in Mexico compared to $9000 or more in the US and Canada.

Cost of Duodenal Switch in Mexico

The cost of a duodenal switch in Mexico starts at $5,699. This cost is all-inclusive and includes accommodation, hospital stay, ground transportation, and other medical expenses.

The same procedure will cost you $18,995 in the US. You can save more than 70% in Mexico compared to the US and Canada.

If you’ve had bariatric surgery before and need a correction, then revision weight loss surgery is a potential solution.

Cost of Revision Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

The cost of revision weight loss surgery in Mexico starts from $4,500. This cost is all-inclusive. However, the same procedure costs $20,000 or more in the US/Canada.

Are you looking for cosmetic procedures, such as liposuction in Mexico after fat loss surgery? Worry not! You can opt for plastic surgery after bariatric surgery in Mexico.

All-Inclusive Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

The price of “all-inclusive” weight loss surgery in Mexico ranges from $3,650 to $8,500.

The gastric sleeve all-inclusive package starts at $4,395, the gastric bypass package starts at $5,495, and the duodenal switch package starts at $5,699.

Most weight loss surgery packages in Mexico include the following:

  1. Medication
  2. Surgeon fees
  3. Pre & post-op tests
  4. Hotel & hospital stay
  5. Exclusive support group
  1. Pre & post-op care
  2. Ground transportations
  3. Bilingual case managers
  4. On-site & online diet support
  5. One night free companion stay

Enjoy our all-inclusive package with an additional discount!

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Choose from our renowned surgeons in Mexico:

  1. Dr. Guillermo Lopez, Tijuana – $200 off
  2. Dr. Luis Cazares, Tijuana – $100 off
  3. Dr. Hector Perez, Cancun – $100 off
  4. Dr. Galileo Villareal, Nuevo Laredo – $100 off
  5. Dr. Oscar Trevino, Reynosa – $100 off
  6. Dr. Cristobal Garza, Piedras Negras – $100 off

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Does Your Insurance Cover Bariatric Surgery?

In the US, Only 23 out of 51 American states have laws requiring insurance companies to cover bariatric surgery.[1]Connecticut General Assembly
Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery
“According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 23 U.S. states require commercial
health insurers to cover bariatric surgery to treat obesity”

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The cost of weight loss surgery in the US without insurance is around $20,000. If you are uninsured and cannot afford the surgery, you can have it without insurance in Mexico.

How to Pay for Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico?

There are different payment options to pay for your surgery in Mexico. You can pay with either of the following options:

  • Cash
  • Paypal
  • Zelle
  • Cashier’s check
  • Debit/credit cards
  • SuperMoney (Financing option)

You can either self-fund or finance bariatric surgery in Mexico!

Why is Bariatric Surgery Cheaper in Mexico?

Mexico offers quality care at affordable costs. Want to know how? Thanks to these 3 factors:

The living expenses in Mexico are 50% lower than in the US,[2]Expatistan
“Cost of living in Mexico compared to United States”
“Cost of living in Mexico is 50% cheaper than in United States”
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and 41% lower than in Canada.[6]Expatistan
Cost of living in Mexico compared to Canada
“Cost of living in Mexico is 41% cheaper than in Canada”
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It makes necessities like food, medication, and lodging incredibly affordable and your medical vacation in Mexico budget-friendly!

In 2021, the avg. annual wage in Mexico was just $16,610.[3]Statista
Average annual wage in Mexico from 2000 to 2021(in U.S. dollars)
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That’s over 77% less than the average annual wage in the US at $74,738 that year.[4]Statista
Average annual real wages in the United States from 2000 to 2021(in 2021 U.S. dollars)
“In 2021, the average annual real wages in the United States amounted to 74,738 U.S. dollars”
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You end up paying less in Mexico for your medical care because health professionals are paid less because of lower hospital costs.

In 2020, more than 1/3rd of American medical tourists poured their dollars into Mexico’s healthcare system.[5]Statista
Leading countries of destination for medical travelers from the United States in 2020, by share of total spending
“Mexico was the most significant destination for American medical tourists in 2020, accounting for over a third of all their spending.”
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But a staggering 4.7K hospitals in Mexico compete for these dollars.[6]Statista
Hospitals in Mexico – Statistics & Facts
“The Latin American country now hosts more than 4.7 thousand modern hospitals”
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How do they outshine the competition? They increase cost-effectiveness for the patient by lowering their prices!

Why does weight loss surgery cost less in Mexico?
3 Reasons for Low Cost of Bariatric Surgery in Mexico

Reviews of Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

Check out what our happy patients have to say about the low-cost bariatric surgery in Mexico!

Explore our video testimonials to learn more about cost-effective weight loss surgery in Mexico!

Staci’s Weight Loss Journey in Mexico
Kirk’s Weight Loss Experience in Mexico

Want to see more success stories like these? Find them here!

Top Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico

We have partnered with the top board-certified bariatric surgeons in Mexico. Check out some of them below!

Dr. Hector Perez Corzo
Dr. Hector Perez
  • 16+ years of experience
  • Graduated with honors from Mexican National University in 2006
  • 0% complication rate in over 5,000 surgeries
  • Certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery
  • Member of the IFSO
Dr Luis Cazares
Dr. Luis Cazares
  • 11+ years experience
  • 3000+ surgeries performed
  • IFSO certified
  • Diploma in Metabolic Bariatric Surgery
  • Skilled in minimally invasive bariatric procedures
Dr. Guillermo Lopez
Dr. Guillermo Lopez
  • 37+ years experience
  • Performed 5000+ surgeries
  • International Member of the ASMBS
  • Medical Assistant Director at the Tijuana General Hospital (from March 2011)
  • Trained by the IFSO

Why Choose Mexico Bariatric Services?

For over 16 years, Mexico Bariatric Services (MBS) has guided and supported 10,000+ people in their weight loss journeys. Thanks to happy reviews by our patients, we know how much they appreciate us!

We make it possible by taking care of all your needs. How? With the help of our all-inclusive packages, a support group that connects you with hundreds of our past clients who successfully lost weight after surgery and our nutritionist!

Katelyn Mock, a US-registered dietitian, is leading our support groups. With her expertise, you’ll receive the best possible support in a private setting.


The cost of weight loss surgery in Mexico is affordable and all-inclusive. Get quality care with board-certified surgeons. Enjoy savings of up to 70% with different weight loss procedures in Mexico.


Weight loss surgery in Mexico is generally safe if you choose carefully. With accredited hospitals, experienced surgeons, and comprehensive safety protocols, you can confidently pursue your journey to a healthier life in Mexico.

Patients usually stay a day or two after bariatric surgery in Mexico for initial recovery and follow-up checks. You may need to spend 4 to 5 days in Mexico.

However, the duration may differ depending on your case and recovery progress.

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  1. Expatistan: Cost of Living in Mexico Compared to United States
  2. Expatistan: Cost of Living in Mexico Compared to Canada
  3. Statista: Average Annual Wage in Mexico From 2000 to 2021(in U.S. Dollars)
  4. Statista: Average Annual Real Wages in the United States From 2000 to 2021 (in 2021 U.S. Dollars)
  5. Statista: Leading Countries of Destination for Medical Travelers From the United States in 2020, by Share of Total Spending
  6. Statista: Hospitals in Mexico – Statistics & Facts
  7. Oxford Academic: What Do We Know About Long-Term Effects of Bariatric Surgery?
  8. BMC Surgery: Two-Year Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Gastric Bypass
  9. MDPI: Retrospective Study 5-Year Follow-Up after Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass