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
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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Laparoscopic colon surgery, June 2006
Training as a professor of advanced laparoscopic surgery, June 2004–October 2005
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (spleen and obesity surgeries, hiatal hernia repair, inguinal hernia, et al), June 2002–May 2004
Gastric sleeve training, 2003–Present
Gastric band professor, 2001–Present
Adjustable gastric banding system and lap band system workshop, May 2001
Laparoscopic gynecology training, 2000
Robotic surgery, October 1999
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, 1999