See all Bariatric Surgery Clinics in Monterrey

Monterrey Gastro & Bariatric Group

Monterrey Gastro & Bariatric Group

(805) 978-8521Ecuador 2331 Office 730 C, Balcones de Galerias, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, 64623Mexico
4.8 / 5  Outstanding
from 295 users
WhatClinic ServiceScore™
Filters cached at 2018/10/16 14:28:37

Opening Hours

Monday10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday10:00 - 20:00
Thursday10:00 - 20:00
Friday10:00 - 20:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Prices from $2800 - Enquire for a fast quote from Monterrey Gastro & Bariatric Group. Outstanding ServiceScore™: 4.8 from 295 votes. Customer Service Award Winner 2018. 7 verified patient reviews.

Popular Treatments

Bariatric Surgery Consultation
Gastric Bypass $6100 - $6500
Gastric Sleeve $5200 - $5600
Gastric Balloon $2800 - $4000
See all treatments & prices

About Monterrey Gastro & Bariatric Group

Monterrey Gastro and Bariatric Group specializes in a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program designed to ensure the success of your procedure for life.

Monterrey Gastro and Bariatric Group is proud to serve patients from all over the US and Canada and was created specifically with this purpose. Let us take care of all the details of your medical trip, we offer all inclusive packages that cover everything that you need from the moment you land until the moment you fly back home.


The Mini Gastric Bypass is a less invasive procedure and requires less time for surgery and recovery, with the same benefits than the regular bypass. The technique for this surgery creates a narrow gastric tube that is attached to the small intestine approximately five feet (200cm) from its starting point, a placement that bypasses the highly absorptive section of the intestine without the necessity of a second intestinal reconnection.

The Gastric Sleeve. This procedure achieves weight loss results by restricting the amount of food that your body is physically able to take in. It involves removing a large portion of the stomach, anywhere from 60% to 85% of the total stomach. The portion left behind is a "sleeve" that will serve as your new stomach. No rerouting of the intestines is needed and there are no malabsorption secondary effects.

The Gastric Bypass is a weight loss surgery that involves both restrictive and malabsorptive technique to achieve weight loss. Involves separating the stomach into a smaller, upper pouch and a larger, lower section, while the small intestine is divided and rerouted.

The Gastric Balloon. A soft and flexible silicone sphere is inserted in the stomach of the patient, by endoscopy, in order to achieve weight reduction. Its main mechanism is to generate a feeling of fullness or early satiety so the person lowers the consumption of food, which in turn simplifies the process of weight loss. In some cases it can be the first step to a weight loss surgery.

Obesity is a complex disease that requires a multidisciplinary team that provides prevention, education, treatment and follow-up.

We know that each patient is unique and treatment options should be decided according to the specific needs of the patient. Monterrey Gastro and Bariatric Group specializes in providing a proven and comprehensive Bariatric program, that includes a personalized nutritional plan and exercise routines.

This approach and constant monitoring enables us to provide quality care during post op for every patient, which is mirrored in the excellent results achieved by our patients.

Care for patients who are overweight or suffer from obesity requires special training, which our team is committed and dedicated to offering with the most advanced and up-to-date professional care.

Our team members have been selected through a process of quality control and have special attention and sensitivity to patients with overweight and obesity.

read more

from 7 verified reviews Patient Reviews of Monterrey Gastro & Bariatric Group

"The clinic was clean and the staff is professional"
Clinic's favourite review
5 50Reviewed 29 Apr 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by email.
Treatment Received: Gastric Sleeve
I chose Monterrey Gastro for their location, price and positive reviews. They gave me a good deal for my gastric sleeve. One month prior to the appointment, they told me the price and I paid exactly what was quoted. Everything went fine, and I didn’t go back afterwards. We just had a few telephonic check-ups.

The clinic was clean and the staff is professional. I really appreciated the doctor’s concern - he met us at the hospital and walked me through to the surgery room, where he stayed for the duration of the procedure. It’s not often you find doctors as caring as this. He was excellent and I’d definitely give them a 5/5.
Treated By: Francisco
read more
Robert US
"It was the best surgery I’ve ever had"
5 50Reviewed 22 Dec 2017 Verified user.
Treatment Received: Gastric Bypass
I had a revision from lap band to mini gastric bypass at this clinic. I went with them because out of all the clinics I’d contacted, they had the best communication. In fact, I had the opportunity to speak to the doctor personally before I’d even scheduled the appointment. The treatment was good value - they did a wonderful job!

The staff were very professional, while the clinic was nice and clean. I did end up paying more than the price I saw online, because of the revision. I only stayed in Mexico for one week and didn’t do any follow-ups. I would recommend anyone to use this doctor - he was very professional and knowledgeable. It was the best surgery I’ve ever had.
Treated By: Francisco
read more
review avatarApril South Africa
"The treatment I received was wonderful"
5 50Reviewed 31 Aug 2017 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone.
Treatment Received: Gastric Bypass
I had the mini gastric bypass with Dr. Barrarea on August 16th, 2017 in Monterrey Mx. It was a revision from the lap band I had had for 9 years. I was very pleased with the courteous medical staff the nurses and the Anstheoligist. The hospital was very nice, better than what I have in my home town in Georgia. The treatment I received was wonderful I couldn't have asked for a better hospital stay or hotel stay!

Now about my Doctor. He was the most helpful, kind, intelligent, friendly, professional Doctor I ever had the pleasure of meeting. Dr. Barrarea performed an awesome surgery! He even sent me home with the DVD of the laparoscopic surgery he did so I would have it in case I needed to show any of my doctors in the states. His level of care I have never had before here in Georgia. I couldn't say anything but great things about my experience from the driver to the coordinator and the mg-bg office staff. Everyone was amazing. It was the smoothest surgery I have ever had. I was shocked by being able to leave the hospital after one night stay because I just wasn't hurting. This doctor is a Gem and I just can't say or thank him and his staff enough for this wonderful opportunity to work with them! I am 2 weeks post op and down 20 pounds. I feel great and I am so thankful.

I give this clinic an A+++! If you are on the fence about surgery don't be, they will take very good care of you, just like they did me. I am a 33-year-old mother of 3 from the country in South Georgia.
Treated By: Francisco
read more
review avatarApril US
"The treatment and experience was first class"
4 50Reviewed 19 Mar 2017 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone.
Treatment Received: Gastric Sleeve
I had the gastric sleeve done by Dr. Barrera. The treatment and experience was first class.

Monterrey is a big city, so the drive from the airport was diverse. The hotel as well as the hospital was very comfortable. The language barrier was somewhat of a problem, but not that big. I don't regret anything. Everyone was great.
Treated By: Francisco
read more
Charles US
"The price is super reasonable for Gastric Sleeve"
5 50Reviewed 13 Sep 2016 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Gastric Sleeve
I had the vertical sleeve done to lose weight and get my co-morbidities under control. I have high blood pressure, dangerously high cholesterol, and peptide hormone resistant diabetes and ALL my numbers have improved since having had the procedure. I could not get the VSG done in the United States because my BMI didn't meet the standard requirements. Also, because of these BMI requirements my health insurance would not pay for it no matter how sick I was. I would recommend this treatment for anyone in my position, or to someone who just wanted to get rid of their unhealthy weight. The price is super reasonable.

I had the best experience with MG/BG. Nydia, one of the coordinators, took care of all the arrangements, I just had to get to Monterrey. I really liked the fact that my procedure would be done in a hospital instead of a clinic, especially since I had never had surgery before and didn't know how I would do under anesthesia. The hospital was beautiful, and so clean. The nutritionist and internist were very nice and professional. The best of all was my surgeon Dr.Francisco Barrera. He was so knowledgeable and kind. I would recommend him to anyone and everyone thinking about having any kind of bariatric procedure.
Treated By: Francisco
read more
Monterrey Gastro & Bariatric Group responded to this review:

Everything its ok, but the treatment Cara received was a gastric sleeve, hopefully you correct it before upload the review. Regards

review avatarCara US
"Was very accommodating"
5 50Reviewed 30 May 2016 Verified user.
Treatment Received: Gastric Balloon
Gastric balloon - need to lose 30 pounds - Everyone involved was very accommodating, from the hotel choice to the staff at the hospital - they made us feel at ease with everything
read more
Kendra Houston
Write a Review See all reviews and comments


  • JCI - Joint Commission International (International) 
  • IFSO - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (International) 
  • AMCG - Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General (Mexico) 
  • AMCE - Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Laparoscópica (Mexico) 


Bariatric Surgery



Accessible to disabled people

Public transport access

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Access without steps

Disabled parking

Patient bathroom - Private Hospital room with patients own bathroom

Wireless access - Hospital includes free WiFi

On-site pharmacy

Clinic Services

Emergency service

Text message reminders

Home visits

Open 24 hours

Open weekends - We do surgeries Monday to Saturday

Travel Services

International travel - We pick you up inside the Monterrey International airport

Local travel

Local accommodation - Our all inclusive packages include local accommodation, 2 Hospital nights and 1-2 Hotel night depending on the treatment.

Translation services - All doctors, Nutritionist and Psychologist speak english. Our Patient coordinator it's bilingual as well. We also suggest downloading translation apps

Local guide

Tours and vacation services

Pick up service from hotel

Pick up service from airport

Languages spoken


Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Consultation (1 hour)
$2800 - $4000
Gastric Balloon (30 mins, 2 sessions)
$6100 - $6500
Gastric Bypass (1 hour 30 mins)
$5200 - $5600
Gastric Sleeve (1 hour)

Payment Information

DiscountsPayment plansFree initial consultationChequesCredit cards


Private Patients Welcome

Public Health Insurance

Dental Plans Accepted

Dr Francisco Barrera Rodriguez

Job Title:
  Principal Surgeon
  Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
  English, Spanish

Universidad de Monterrey,


Hospital General de México, UNAM

Fellowship, Cirugía Laparoscópica Avanzada;

Hospital Central Militar, México D.F

Consejo Mexicano de Cirugía General;

Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General; Miembro desde 2003;

Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Endoscópica; Miembro desde 2008;

Colegio de Cirujanos del Estado de Nuevo León; Miembro desde 2008;

Ayudante de Profesor UNAM del grupo 4408 en la asignatura de Cirugía II, ciclo 2004-2005;

Profesor invitado, “Modulo de habilidades y destrezas laparoscópicas”, durante el

Profesor, “Curso sobre ruedas para residentes”, durante el

Profesor pregrado, Escuela de Medicina ITESM, 2009-2011;

Consultor Bayer Pharma AG, mayo 2012 a la fecha;

Jurado en segunda fase de Certificación de Cirugía General, 2011 y 2012;

Reunión Nacional de Lideres en Antibioticoterapia, Mérida Yucatán Febrero 2012;

Miembro de la Comisión Permanente de Estatutos, Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General;

Mesa Directiva 2014-2015 como integrante Comité Local Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General;

Director titular del Curso Urgencias Médico Quirúrgicas, durante el XXXIX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía General;

Moderador modulo “ERGE y hernias de pared abdominal” Curso Urgencias Médico Quirúrgicas, durante el XXXIX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía General;

Director titular Simposio “ Catástrofe Abdominal” , durante el XXXIX Congreso Internacional de Cirugía General

Miss Patricia Luna

Job Title:
  Reception Manager
  English, Spanish

Prof Maricela Garcia

Job Title:
  Dietetics (Nutrition)
  English, Spanish
Specialty in nutrition, overweight and bariatric evaluation and follow-up

Dr Omar Mohamed

Job Title:
  Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine
  English, Spanish

Internal Medicine;

Dr Jorge Rodriguez

Job Title:
  General Practitioner
  English, Spanish
Anesthesiology specialized in Bariatric Surgery, more than 30,000 surgeries

Dr Javier Velazquez

Job Title:
  Practice Coordinator
  General Practice
  English, Spanish

Patient coordinator

Mrs Nydia Barrera

Job Title:
  English, Spanish
(805) 978-8521Ecuador 2331 Office 730 C, Balcones de Galerias, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, 64623Mexico