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DR. ANTONIO CUEVA

TIJUANA BARIATRIC SURGEON

Dr. Antonio Cueva is a leading bariatric and general surgeon practicing in Tijuana with over 18 years of experience in general experience. Dr. Antonio Cueva has performed hundreds of gastric sleeve procedures and is a board-certified general surgeon in Mexico.

Dr. Antonio Cueva practiced general surgery after graduating from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California with a degree in Medicine, working in the renowned Angeles Hospital in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

Dr. Antonio Cueva Profile

Dr. Antonio Cueva practiced general surgery after graduating from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California with a degree in Medicine, working in the renowned Angeles Hospital in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

Dr. Antonio Cueva is dedicated to bariatrics as a treatment for obesity, having been a gastric sleeve patient himself losing over 60 lbs.

Dr. Antonio Cueva has empathy and care for patients from all walks of life.

Experience in General Surgery: 18 years

Experience in Bariatrics: 14 years

Professional License Number: 2563858

Specialist License Number: 4255335

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Graduated From:

UABC – Autonomous University of Baja California
UNAM – National Autonomous University of Mexico

Education:

1991-1996 Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, como Médico General. General Physician, Licence No. 2563858.

1997-2001 Surgical Residence in HOSPITAL GENERAL DEL ESTADO, SONORA. General Surgeon, Licence No. 4255335.

Experience:

Dr. Antonio Cueva Nurses Station2001-2004 Professor in Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Tijuana. Anatomy. Introduction in Surgery practices Laboratory

2002-2003 Special training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery , mentored by Dr. Juan Antonio López Corvala, at Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Hospital Regional No.1

2001-2004 Medical Director in the private hospital CENTRO MEDICO FLORENCE S.A DE C.V. Attending General Surgeon.

2005-Present General Surgeon in the Government base hospital ISSSTE GENERAL HOSPITAL FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA.

2008-2010 Department of Surgery Coordinator in the government based hospital ISSSTE HOSPITAL GENERAL FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA.

2009 Jan2009 – Dic 2009 Vice President of the Tijuana College of General Surgeons of the State of Baja California.

Certifications and Memberships:

Board Certified from the General Surgery Council of México in June 2005. Member No. Recertified from the General Surgery Consul in 2012.

2005-Present Active member of Colegio de Cirujanos Generales de Baja California S.A.

2007- Present Active member of the ASOCIACIÓN MEXICANA DE CIRUGÍA ENDOSCÓPICA A.C.

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