Dr. Mariano Covarrubias 2017-11-03T20:34:35+00:00

Dr. Mariano  Covarrubias, Bariatrics

Dr. Covarrubias is an expert surgeon with over 17 years of experience in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. As a graduate from the Faculty of Medicine and Medical General at the UABC, and more than 3,000 bariatric procedures performed in Tijuana, Dr. Covarrubias is prepared to meet all demands in bariatric surgeries.

Professional License Number: 2342032

Specialty Card: 4010195

Specialty: General Surgery at Tijuana General Hospital, 1995–1999.

Laparoscopic and obesity surgery at Regional General Hospital of The Social Security Mexican Institute, January 2000–Present, with Dr. Lopez Corvala

Current Practices: General Surgeon and Professor of Laparoscopic Surgery at Private Practice of Regional General Hospital IMSS Tijuana

Professional Experience

President of the College of General Surgeons Tijuana, 2007

Training as a teacher in courses of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Obesity, 2004

Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Obesity from Xochicalcos University, 2002–2004

Certified by the Mexican Council Of General Surgery in 1999

Specializing in General Surgery at the General Hospital of Tijuana, 1995–1999

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Medical General at UABC, 1988–1994

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Training Courses

2nd Regional and International Congress on Obesity conducted by the Association for the Study of Obesity and its complications AC.
– May 2004, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
– General session speaker
– Regional General Hospital No. 45, May 15, 2008, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MexicoNatural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
– General session speaker
– Zapopan General Hospital, November 5, 2008, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MexicoERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
– General session speaker
– Regional General Hospital No. 45, February 12, 2009, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.1st Course News and Controversies in Surgical GERD
– April 2009, Regional General Hospital No. 45, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MexicoLaparoscopic Surgery Program in the Regional General Hospital No. 1
– Social Security Institute, April–May 2010, Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoLaparoscopic Surgery Program in the Regional General Hospital No. 1
– Social Security Institute, June–August 2011, Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoGastric Plication Surgery Mini Fellowship
– Hospital Angeles Tijuana, November 2011

Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery Mini Fellowship
– Hospital Angeles Tijuana, December 2011

Bariatric Surgery Program at Hospital Angeles Tijuana
– November–December 2011, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Theoretical and Practical Course XIV of Endoscopic Surgery, AMCE, AC
– Medical Unit of High Specialty, West National Medical Center Gdl, Jal. January–February 2012

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