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Dr. Miguel Diaz, MD – Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

Dr. Miguel Diaz - Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Miguel Diaz is a bariatric surgeon based off of Mexico. He has a long history of achievements ranging from graduating from medical school to having many memberships in a high ranking bariatric surgery organization. Besides work, his passion is studying and doing research on the bariatric field, because of this he has earned many certifications as well.


Dr. Diaz’s main background consists of the following:

  • Can speak English and Spanish fluently
  • 18+ Years in the Bariatric Industry
  • Medical degree from the University of Baja California


  • Testimonial of satisfactory academic performance obtaining the general examination for the graduation of the degree in General Medicine, according to the requirements established by the technical council, June 2002
  • Assistant witness at the XVIII Cardiology Congress in the state of Chihuahua, October 2006
  • College of General Surgeons of Tijuana, Baja California, recognizes his thesis “Abdominal Compartment Syndrome”, March 2013
  • College of General Surgeons of Tijuana, Baja California, recognizes his thesis in “Damage Control Surgery”, June 2013.
  • College of General Surgeons of Tijuana Baja California recognizes Active Membership during 2013

Certifications and Memberships

  • The Autonomous University of Baja California grants the title as General Practitioner, March 2003
  • American College of Surgeons Mexico, Certifies completion of the Vital Support Course in Trauma, November 2004
  • American College of Surgeons; Grants the record for his participation in Advanced Training of Vital Support in Trauma, November 2004
  • American Heart Association, certified ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) course completion, October 2005
  • The Autonomous University of Coahuila, grants a Diploma of Specialty in Urgent Medicine, April 2006
  • IMSS, includes participation as an adjunct professor of the CPR course Advanced and Urgent Cardiac Care, May 2007
  • Mexican Red Cross awards recognition for participation in the FAST workshop (Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma), January 2009
  • Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), consists of participation in Postoperative Complications of The Placement of The Tenckhoff Catheter, February 2009
  • Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) certifies the completion of a residency in general surgery, February 2009

Dr. Miguel Diaz and Dr. Miguel Montalvo - Bariatric Surgeons Mexico

Surgical Team

Dr. Diaz had bariatric surgery mentorship under Dr. Miguel Montalvo and still works under his team until today. Dr. Montalvo’s team consists of the following members:

  • Dr. Miguel Diaz, MD – Assistant Surgeon
  • Dr. Nelson Varas, MD – Anesthesiologist
  • Dr. Bertin Angeles – Assistant Surgeon
  • Dr. Esperanza Ruelas – Surgical Nurse

Surgeries Performed and Pricing

Dr. Diaz can perform the following Bariatric procedures:

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