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Dr Sergio Verboonen

Board Multi-Certified Bariatric Surgeon. Proud IFSO and ASMBS Member. BBB A+ Rated.


Dr Sergio Verboonen M.D.

Multi Certified Laparoscopic Surgeon in Mexico

Dr. Sergio Verboonen has remained at the forefront of innovative weight loss surgery by continuously improving bariatric procedure processes and sterilization routines for over twenty-five years.

As a proud senior member of the ASMBS and IFSO, Dr. Verboonen has established himself as one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in Mexico.

Dr. Verboonen is a board multi-certified laparoscopic bariatric surgeon who has earned his distinction as a professor of laparoscopic medical science amongst colleagues and junior surgeons, Dr. Verboonen has established himself as one of the leading doctors not only in Mexico, the USA, and Canada but worldwide. Dr. Verboonen pioneered the laparoscopic bariatric surgery in Mexico at his Obesity Goodbye Clinic in Tijuana Mexico.

Surgeries Performed:

  • Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (MGB)
  • Single Incision Surgery
  • Gastric Banding
  • Intragastric Balloon
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic BPD w/ Duodenal Switch
  • Single Anastomosis Duodeno-ileostomy
  • Plication Surgery

A Master Surgeon & Professor

When you speak to Dr. Verboonen, you are not speaking to just another bariatric surgeon, you are speaking to the surgeon other bariatric surgeons turn to in order to obtain the training and experience needed to perform a surgery on patients like you.

Dr. Sergio Verboonen Sotelo is widely known in the United States and Canada as Dr. V. He garnered this reputation from having countless patients who were satisfied with the level of care they received before, during and after their surgery. Many people have referred their friends and family members to him because they know he is someone who will help them achieve their weight loss goals. As a multi-certified surgeon by the CMCG & CMCOEM, he has completed more than 50,000 laparoscopic procedures for patients just like you.


He graduated with honors from UNAM, Mexico, D.F. Postgraduate with his MD. He continues to work as a laparoscopic bariatric surgeon today helping anyone who needs assistance in losing weight safely and successfully. With more than 10,000 gastric band surgeries completed to date, he is constantly expanding his knowledge and working to help people overcome their weight struggles. Instead of feeling like there is no hope, this Bariatric surgeon in Mexico helps people find a way to get to their ideal weight using weight loss surgery in Mexico.

Most Admired & Respected Bariatric Surgeon in the USA, Canada, & Mexico

Dr Sergio Verboonen is one of three individuals who started Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery in Mexico. Thanks to his extensive experience and expertise in the field, he is one of the premier leaders for weight loss surgery in Mexico. People come from all over the place to have him perform their weight loss surgery and help them get on the path to a happier and healthier new you.

One of the best things about Dr Sergio Verboonen is that he isn’t just a traditional doctor. He is much more than that. He is someone who is recognized in laparoscopic surgery. Along with his team of professionals, he has been able to achieve a zero slippage rate. He helped people regain their sense of health and happiness. Those individuals who underwent weight loss surgery in Mexico feel alive and rejuvenated once again. They were able to move past obesity and step into their new lives. They have a newfound sense of happiness and freedom that came from losing weight and overcoming their struggles.

Associations & Fellowships

As a Bariatric surgeon in Mexico, Dr Sergio Verboonen is a Member of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, the Medical Association of General Surgeons of Mexico and the Society of Mexican Surgeons of the Obese. When you make the decision to trust in him to complete the procedure at hand, you can rest assured that you are getting someone who knows what they are doing. You are getting someone who is new to the field and looking to make a name for themselves. You are getting a Bariatric surgeon in Mexico who has taken the time to master his craft and become the best possible surgeon he can be. This allows him to help a wide array of patients.

Received his ASMBS fellowship as a result of successfully completing the vetting process. This consisted on having at least 3 senior bariatric surgeons approved by the ASMBS submit a supporting letter on behalf of Dr. Verboonen. He exceeded this requirement by having 10 surgeons submit their supporting letter and proving that he has completed over 10,000 bariatric surgeries.

Dr. Verboonen earned the right to IFSO membership due to successfully completing the verification process placed by the IFSO which required Dr. Verboonen to submit to aan exhaustive vetting process.

Earned his multi certification status on 1998 by successfully completing the master of medical science in Mexico by the CMCG & CMCOEM

Reached the 50,000 Patient Milestones for all patients operated by Dr. Sergio Verboonen since 1996.