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Dr. Omar Paipilla, MD – Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr. Omar Paipilla - Bariatric Surgeon in Tijuana Mexico

About Dr. Omar Paipilla

Dr. Omar Paipilla

Dr. Omar Paipilla graduated as a General Physician from the Xochicalco Univesity Studies Center. He completed his medical internship at the Juarez Hospital in Mexico City and has 21 years of experience as a surgeon at the Autonomous University of Baja California, General Hospital of Tijuana. He became the founder and medical director at the Tijuana Medical Specialities Unit (UNEME) in the last thirteen years.


By 2001, Dr. Omar Paipilla cofounded the surgery clinic for obesity and metabolic diseases at Tijuana’s General Hospital. With band revision surgeries, Dr. Omar Paipilla performs gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, gastric band, and vertical gastroplasty.

Dr. Omar Paipilla was a founding partner of the Mexican College for Obesity Surgery in 2005. He was appointed as medical director for an exclusive surgical center for patients with obesity problems known as Bariatric Center of the Northern Border. Omar Paipilla, MD, currently works with Lighter Dream and Be Slim Bariatrics in Tijuana.

Education and credentials of Dr. Omar

Education & Training

  • Degree in Hospital Administration. Autonomous University of Baja California, Tijuana, B. C. April 2003 to September 2003
  • Specialty in General Surgery. General Hospital of Tijuana. The Autonomous University of Baja California. Tijuana, B.C. March 1995 – February 1999
  • Undergraduate Internship. Hospital Juárez de México. Mexico DF. July 1991 – June 1992
  • Surgeon. Center for University Studies “XOCHICALCO” Ensenada B.C. Mexico. July 1987 – June 1991

Certifications & Memberships

  • Graduate Course A. T. L. S. Advanced Trauma Life Support. American College of Surgeons. Ensenada, B.C. April 1994
  • Enteral and Parenteral Artificial Nutrition Diploma 300 hrs. The Autonomous University of Baja California. Clinic N 20 IMSS. Tijuana, B.C. June 1996
  • Basic Course of Laparoscopic Surgery 400 Hrs. Mexican Association of Laparoscopic Surgery Clinic N 20 IMSS Tijuana, B.C. March 1998
  • Graduated from T.N.T. Total Nutritional Therapy: Latin American Federation of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Mexicali, B.C. July 1998
  • Associate Professor of the Autonomous University of Baja California. March 2016 to date
  • Surgery Course General Hospital of Tijuana. Tijuana, B. C. May 1999 to date
  • Professor of Laparoscopic Surgery Course. National Congress of General Surgery. Acapulco Guerrero November 2001
  • Professor of the National Congress of Surgery for Obesity. National Congress of Obesity Surgery. Mazatlan Sinaloa June 2006

Dr. Omar performing procedures

Surgeries Performed and Pricing

Dr. Omar Paipilla’s Reviews, Ratings

Currently, no review is available as of 2/18/2022

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