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What are the Cheapest Places to get Gastric Sleeve?

Your Guide to Low Cost Gastric Sleeve in North America

According to a 2015 report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), more than two-thirds of the American population is either overweight or obese.1 As per data released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2, obesity has gained startling proportions in Canada too with nearly one out four Canadians being obese.

Cheapest Places in Mexico for Gastric Sleeve
In the light of mounting obesity rates, bariatric surgery, including gastric sleeve, may be the last resort for many. However, many North Americans may be denied surgery by their insurance company or may find self-payment to be extremely prohibitive.

Americans and Canadians beleaguered by high bariatric surgery prices need not travel out of North America for surgery as cheaper options are available towards the south – in Mexico.

Take a look at the following destinations for quality, yet low cost gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico.


Self-pay gastric sleeve prices for gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana are as low as $3,995!*

This best deal package price for gastric sleeve includes pre and post-ops, nutrition guidance, two-night hotel stay, as well as free ground transportation.

If you are looking for sleeve surgery under $4,000 in Mexico, then this industrial and financial hub bordering San Ysidro, CA, could be your best bet. Located less than twenty miles from San Diego, the Mexican border city is home to numerous world-class hospitals and highly experienced bariatric surgeons who have helped hundreds of medical tourists banish obesity.

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How much You Save?

According to a 2015 Weight Loss Surgery Cost Survey by Bariatric Surgery Source, the average cash-pay price of VSG (vertical sleeve gastrectomy) in the United States is $19,000. Considering this, you save more than 75% by choosing Tijuana for your gastric sleeve surgery.


The next cheapest Mexican destination for gastric sleeve surgery is Cancun. The vibrant resort city doubles up as a value-for-money bariatric surgery destination for Americans and Canadians looking to stretch their dollar.

A popular vacation destination with its combination of sun, sand, and surf, Cancun is also one of the foremost medical tourism destinations of Mexico. We have teamed up with a highly experienced bariatric surgeon who has been serving Quintana Roo for more than 8 years.

How much will it Cost?

You pay only $5,500 (our exclusive package price) for having your VSG in Cancun. This translates to more than 60% savings over the US prices.

What makes it special?

The chance to extend your weight loss surgery trip to a relaxing vacation in the Caribbean makes Cancun an alluring option. You can also include an excursion to the Mayan ruins, which are just a few hours from the resort city.

Puerto Vallarta

Another popular destination for low cost gastric sleeve in Mexico is the gorgeous beach city of Puerto Vallarta. Situated by the Pacific Ocean, PVR, or Vallarta as the city is also known, gives potential medical tourists a chance to vanquish obesity for prices that are substantially lower than in the US and Canada.

You can expect to receive international standard care at well-equipped and modern hospitals. The beach town has built a reputation for itself as one of the foremost medical tourism destinations in Mexico. We have a network of highly competent gastric sleeve surgeons in PVR.

How much for gastric sleeve?

At $5,500, you save more than 60% of the US prices by choosing to have your gastric sleeve at our network hospital in the beach city.

Why PVR?

You get access to quality care provided by experienced surgeons in a tropical setting. Puerto Vallarta’s azure ocean waters and sandy beaches make for a perfect destination for recuperation.

Ciudad Juarez

Another Mexican town just south of the border which can be looked into by Americans considering gastric sleeve in Mexico is Ciudad Juarez. Once notorious for homicides, latest reports (including this CNN report) suggest re-emergence of the resilient city from the clasp of violence.

Juarez is dotted with world-class hospitals which offer medical care rivaling standards observed in the United States.

How much will it cost?

You pay just $7,200 for having your stomach sleeve surgery in Juarez. That’s less than 50% of the average price quoted in the United States. Our package price includes hospital as well as hotel stay.

What makes it an attractive destination?

Its propinquity to El Paso makes it suitable for Texans. The hospital in the city we have under our network is less than 30 minutes from the El Paso airport. The border town is also an appropriate gastric sleeve destination for residents of Arizona and New Mexico.

We, at Mexico Bariatric Services, are ready to assist you in your gastric sleeve journey. Our network of top-notch hospitals and competent bariatric surgeons ensures you get high quality care.

In order to get in touch with us, fill in the quote-form on the website. One of our client delight managers will contact you to discuss your surgery options.


  1. Lin Yang, Graham A. Colditz.Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in the United States, 2007-2012JAMA Internal Medicine, 2015; DOI:1001/jamainternmed.2015.2405
  2. Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit Not Fat Key Facts – Canada, Update 2014; release: May 27, 2014.

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