Mexico Bariatric Services


Dr. Francisco Gonzalez

Dr. Francisco Gonzalez - TijuanaBelow is the resume of a well-known bariatric surgeon in Tijuana – Dr. Francisco Manuel Gonzalez. Dr. Gonzalez is one of the top names in the field of bariatric surgery in Mexico.

With an illustrious career spanning over 2 decades, Dr. Gonzalez has helped over 4,000 people combat obesity surgically.

He specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery and was one of the first to be certified in Allergan (formerly INAMED) Lap Band System.

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Francisco Manuel Sánchez González Rubio

Date of Birth: April 28, 1963

Place of Birth: Tijuana – Baja California

Vocational Training:

  • Autonomous University Medical School of Guadalajara (1980-1984)
  • Undergraduate Internship : General Hospital Of Tijuana Ssa102 (1984-1985)
  • Social Service: UMF No. 10 Tijuana BC – Victoria Station

Residence for Specialty in General Surgery: Northwest Medical Center National City IMSS – Obregon, Sonora (1987 – 1990)

• Head of Residents of General Surgery Course 1989-1990

Assigned to the Surgeon General Surgery Service in General Hospital of Tijuana (1991-2007)

Teaching Course for Residents in Surgery –

General Hospital Of Tijuana (1991-2007)

Basic Course in Laparoscopic Surgery

Hospital La Raza, Mexico DF, 1991

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course Coordinator

Autonomous University of Baja California or Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) – July 1992

Endocholecystectomy Instructor Training Course

Cove, Baja California – August 1992

Associate Professor of Basic, Theoretical and Practical Course in Laparoscopic Surgery –

Sanluis Rio Colorado in March 1996

Course on Placement of Lap Band-

Relizado -November 1998

Bariatric Surgery Course

Under world-renowned bariatric surgeon – Dr. Aniceto Baltasar – from Alicante, Spain – October, 2003

Current Positions: 

  • Current Head of Service – General Surgery Hospital – Del Prado
  • Professor of Gastroenterology – UABC

Below are his certificates:

 Obesity Surgery Certificate - Tijuana Morbid Obesity Surgery Certificate - Dr. Francisco
 Lap Band Ceritification - Dr. Gonzalez Tijuana  Laparoscopic Surgery Certificate - Dr. Gonzalez
 BPD Surgery Certification - Tijuana  Bariatric Surgery Certificate - Dr. Gonzalez Tijuana


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