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Dr. Antonio Cueva, MD – Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Antonio Cueva Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Antonio Cueva weight loss surgeon

Dr. Antonio Cueva performs bariatric surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. He specializes mainly in Gastric Sleeve and has over 18 years of experience in bariatric surgery. After graduating from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California with a degree in Medicine. Dr. Antonio Cueva now works at Angeles Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico.

An interesting fact is that Dr. Cueva has been a bariatric patient himself. He underwent gastric sleeve surgery and lost 60 lbs. Working with many experienced medical staff and doctors, Dr. Antonio Cueva has been fighting obesity for a long time. He always uses up-to-date medical technologies to assist him.  We go above and beyond for our patients. Your life and fighting obesity are why you can count on Dr. Antonio Cueva.


  • Professional License Number: 2563858
  • Can speak both English and Spanish Fluently
  • 15+ years in general surgery
  • 10+ years in bariatric surgery
  • Graduated from the University of Baja California
  • Graduated from the National Autonomous Univerisity of Mexico

Dr. Antonio Cueva and his medical team


  • 2001-2004 Professor in Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Tijuana. Anatomy. Introduction in Surgery practices Laboratory
  • 2001-2004 Medical Director in CENTRO MEDICO FLORENCE S.A DE C.V.
  • 2002-2003 Special training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • 2002-2003 mentored by Dr. Juan Antonio López Corvala at Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Hospital Regional
  • 2005-Present General Surgeon in the Government base hospital ISSSTE GENERAL HOSPITAL FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA
  • 2008-2010 Department of Surgery Coordinator in the government-based hospital ISSSTE HOSPITAL GENERAL FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA.
  • Jan2009 – Dec 2009 Vice President of the Tijuana College of General Surgeons of the State of Baja California

Dr. Antonio Cueva performing surgery

Certifications and Memberships

  • Board Certified from the General Surgery Council of México in June 2005.
  • Member No. Recertified from the General Surgery Consul in 2012.
  • 2005-Present Active member of Colegio de Cirujanos Generales de Baja California S.A.
  • 2007- Present Active member of the ASOCIACIÓN MEXICANA DE CIRUGÍA ENDOSCÓPICA A.C.

Surgeries Performed and Pricing

Throughout Dr. Cueva’s years of experience in the bariatric industry, he is regarded as one of the world’s best surgeons. He has completed many successful surgeries and is well known around Tijuana, Mexico.

  • Gastric Sleeve – Starting at about $4,500
  • Mini Gastric Bypass – Starting at about $5,900

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