Dr. Jaime Ponce, MD – Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Jamie Ponce Bariatric Surgeon in - Dr. Jaime Ponce, MD - Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon is a Tijuana, Mexico bariatric surgeon that performs weight loss surgeries at various hospitals in Tijuana, MX. Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon is capable of performing gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, gastric banding, and revisional surgery.

Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon, MD - Best Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

Currently, Dr. Ponce is the chief, bariatric surgeon at the INT Hospital in Tijuana, and according to his website (listed below), Dr. Ponce is recommended by the Baja California Board of Tourism. Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon has trained in France and the United States. Dr. Ponce site’ claims to be certified in both Mexico and the United States.


Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon graduated from the medical school of Saint Nicholas University in general surgery. On various websites, Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon has claimed to perform over 4,000 gastric banding surgeries (with Lap-Band and REALIZE band).


  • Bariatric Course in Leon Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Specialized Training in Gastric Banding Surgery


Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon has memberships in the following academic societies:

  • Mexico Association of General Surgery
  • Medical College of Tijuana A.C. 1992
  • College of General Surgeons of Tijuana Baja California
  • Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Member of the IFSO

Surgeries Performed and Pricing

Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon  is a leading surgeon in Mexico, specifically known for his ability to perform all weight loss surgery options and other gastrointestinal surgeries including:

Surgical Team of Dr. Jaime Ponce De Leon

Dr. Jaime Ponce De Leon is a well-trained bariatric surgeon in Tijuana. Dr. Ponce has been using the same staff for a long time and has cultivated a good rapport with them.

Dr. Eulices Frayre – Assistant Surgeon

Dr. Eulices Frayre - Assistant Surgeon

Dr. Eulices Frayre is a medical doctor who graduated from medical school at the Center for University Studies, Hochicalco Campus, Tijuana, Mexico from 1999 to 2001. Currently, Dr. Frayre assists in all of Dr. Leon’s weight-loss surgeries.

  • Internship at the Hospital Clinca Issste in Ensenada in 2002
  • Social Service Community Center (2002 to 2003)
  • Dr. Eulices Frayre is currently seeking his degree as a cosmetic surgeon.

Dr. Jesus Sanchez – Anesthesiologist

Dr. Jesus Sanchez - Anesthesiologist

Dr. Jesus Sanchez is Dr. Jaime Ponce De Leon’s primary anesthesiologist, who is certified with the Mexican Federation for Anesthesiology. Dr. Jesus Sanchez went to the Professional School of Medicine and finally went to the Hospital Gral. Edo. Hermosillo, Son.

Reviews and Ratings

“I had the most beautiful experience with doctor Ponce De Leon 9 months ago. He did my bypass surgery. I lost 135 pounds already. Everything goes well. His staff are the best. They took care of me really well. He does my checkup every 2 months now. Still losing weight and I feel very happy. I really recommend you to do your surgery with him. He is the best.” – Esmeralda Juarez

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