Dr. Ariel Ortiz Lagardere
Dr Ortiz is Director of Bariatric Surgery at Obesity Control Center, an International Center of Excellence in Baja, Mexico. He frequently lectures and proctors around the world and has active collaborations with other international surgical teams. The Center has been the destination of choice for thousands of patients traveling from abroad seeking Bariatric Surgery and is recognized around the world as one of the busiest Health Tourism organizations. He was recently named by News Week Magazine as one of the Top Influential Surgeons in America.
OCC is a well established training and research facility for the past 10 years. Courses and mini-fellowships are offered in new techniques such as the Gastric Plication Surgery and other innovative procedures such as the swallowable balloon.
OCC is a state of the art facility with tele-presence capabilities is frequently broadcasting live surgery to selected centers around the world.