Dr. Luis Gerardo Cano Santos MD – Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

dr. luis gerardo cano santos bariatric surgeon

With over a decade of experience and 2,000 successful surgeries under his belt, Luis Gerardo Cano Santos MD is a skilled and professional private weight loss surgeon in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.


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Accredited by the Mexican College of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Dr. Luis Santos continues to follow up-to-date medical training and standards to give the patient the best and most advanced procedures and experience possible.

  • Certificate of Specialty and Specialty Title In General Surgery – The Benemerita Universidad Autonoma De Puebla
  • Diploma of Endoscopic Surgery – Hospital Angeles Tijuana and the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Certification in General Surgery – The Mexican Surgery Council

Education and Training

Dr. Luis Gerardo Cano Santos and team in surgery

  • Surgeon –  the National Polytechnic Institute, 2002
  • General Surgery – the Autonomous University of the State of Puebla, 2013
  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Digestive Endoscopy Postgraduate – Inter-American Association Of Gastroenterology, 2014
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Fellowship – Gastroobeso Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2018

Surgeries Performed and Pricing

Dr. Luis Gerardo Cano Santos with surgical team

Dr. Santos currently works as a private physician in Tijuana, Mexico, specializing in weight loss surgeries including:

  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Mini-Gastric Bypass
  • Invasive vascular procedures
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gallbladder and Bile Duct Surgery
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