Dr. Hector Perez

Tijuana & Cancun Bariatric Surgeon

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Dr. Hector Perez is a board-certified bariatric surgeon based in Tijuana and Cancun. Dr. Perez has extensive experience with medical tourism, spending most of career focusing on patients from the US and Canada.

Dr. Hector Perez Corzo is fluent in both English and Spanish. He is board certified in bariatric and general surgery and operates with professional license #4768231. Dr. Hector Perez has a reputation for being caring and professional gained over his several decades of surgical practice.

He began his career in the early 2000s and has always been at the forefront of bariatric surgery. He has performed thousands of bariatric surgical procedures, helping Mexican and American patients achieve their weight loss goals.

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Dr. Hector Perez Education and Experience

Dr. Hector Perez has trained at several world-renowned universities, including the University of Miami, LaSalle University, and Mexican National University. Among his training are courses that include Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Dr. Perez is certified by the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases and the Mexican Council of General Surgery. Both certifications were achieved in 2006, with recertifications as necessary over the years.

In addition to his work at Renew Bariatrics, Dr. Perez has provided quality care to patients, both as a surgeon and at attending Hospital Victoria, HGZ No. 18, Specialty Clinic Churubusco, National Medical Center, and Regional Hospital Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos.

Dr. Perez Certifications and Recognition

Underpinning his world-renowned status as one of the best bariatric surgeons in Mexico, Dr. Perez holds a variety of certifications that prove his knowledge and experience.

As mentioned above, he is board certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery and the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases. Still, Dr. Perez is also a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

He also holds membership with the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, the Mexican Association of General Surgery, and the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases.

Dr. Perez continues to renew and add to his certifications as necessary and stays at the forefront of bariatric weight loss procedures, offering the best care to each of his patients.

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In addition to his numerous reputable certifications, Dr. Hector Perez has been recognized by several organizations. He has been featured in Eat This, Not That and She Finds. He’s also gained recognition on the Healthline website, as well as both Yahoo! and Yahoo! News.

You can also see the results of Dr. Perez’s outstanding work in a feature article in Men’s Health magazine, where he talks about how to incorporate a healthy low-cholesterol diet into your lifestyle. You can read more reviews, photos and more at Dr. Hector Perez site. 

Dr. Hector Perez Corzo Procedures Performed

Dr. Hector Perez has performed over 5,000 bariatric surgeries. He offers a variety of options to meet the individual needs of each of his patients. Dr. Perez works with patients from the United States and Mexico and is fluent in both Spanish and English, allowing him to provide the highest quality care at his Tijuana bariatric center.

Dr. Hector Perez can perform any bariatric surgery listed in both Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. 

Bariatric Surgical Options

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the procedures that Dr. Hector Perez is an expert in. The surgery involves removing part of the stomach so that it holds less food. This allows a patient to feel full sooner, giving greater control over calorie intake. Dr. Hector Perez can perform the gastric sleeve in Tijuana, Mexico and Cancun, Mexico. In addition, Dr. Perez can perform as SILS or single-incision laparoscopic surgery.

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Another treatment that Dr. Perez performs is gastric bypass surgery. This procedure involves bypassing part of the intestines. Like gastric sleeve surgery, a patient can eat less food but still feel satisfied. With fewer calories being consumed, the patient can lose a significant amount of weight, even when other methods haven’t worked. Dr. Perez can preform the gastric bypass in Mexico at both the Tijuana and Cancun center.

Gastric Balloon Procedure

Dr. Hector Perez can offer patients an alternative to permanent bariatric surgery, the gastric balloon procedure. The gastric balloon procedure provides lower expected weight loss than the gastric sleeve procedure, however it is non-permanent and less invasive. Dr. Perez can perform the gastric balloon in Mexico, at both the Tijuana and Cancun center. 

Revisional Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Perez also performs revisional bariatric surgeries. These are done to correct issues with a past weight loss surgery, even if the original procedure was undertaken by another clinic or hospital. Revisional procedures may also be done to enhance a current procedure. Common revisional procedures include the Lap-Band to Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass Revision, Gastric Sleeve Revisional Surgery, and others. 

Each of Dr. Hector Perez’s patients is attended to in a caring and safe, state-of-the-art facility to fight obesity and create a higher quality of life for each of them. Dr. Perez and his staff are trained and skilled and have a stellar reputation for positive weight loss results. Dr. Perez stays up to date on the latest innovations in weight loss surgery so he can provide every patient that comes through his doors with the best and most appropriate care.

Why Choose Dr. Hector Perez

If you’re looking for the best bariatrics facility in Tijuana and, along with that, a top weight loss surgeon, look no further than Renew Bariatrics and Dr. Hector Perez.

Along with his 10+ years of experience and his 5,000 successful surgeries, you can trust Dr. Perez because he is board certified, well-educated, and experienced in obesity, weight loss, and weight control.

Past patients call Dr. Perez caring, attentive and knowledgeable. He works to ensure that his patients start on their path to weight loss with as little pain and discomfort as possible, and his fluency in both English and Spanish ensures that he can effectively communicate with his patients. Hence, they know what to expect from him and what he expects from them.

If you are looking for high-quality medical tourism for bariatrics, you will find exactly that and more when you choose Dr. Hector Perez. Get in touch today to arrange a consultation to begin your weight loss journey today.

Dr. Hector Perez Reviews


Dr. Perez, the staff, and nurses were all extremely kind and helpful. They consistently check on you, answered any questions, and provided anything you need. I would definitely recommend Renew to anyone asking! It was an amazing experience. I’m so thankful for all of them.


I had my gastric sleeve on 3-3-23 by Dr. Perez. The very next day I was up walking and climbed a set of stairs. The staff was very sweet, even with me not speaking Spanish and some staff little English the nurses always knew what I needed. I am so happy I chose Renew Bariatrics. They have literally saved my life.


I am exceptionally pleased with my experience with Renew Bariatrics. I had gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Perez and from the moment of my initial contact to the present they have offered everything which has far exceeded my expectations.


It was an awesome experience. Dr. Perez in an amazing guy. My surgery and recovery went extremely well. The staff was great in making me feel not only comfortable before and after surgery but welcome to be there. I would gladly recommend this experience to anyone. Amazing Job!


So thankful for the wonderful staff and coordinators on site, the pre-op coordinator and nutritionist, my amazing nurses and the wonderful Dr. Perez. They made everything so easy and cared for me diligently and with kindness.