Like many of you I was skeptical about going to a foreign country to have my surgery, but let me assure you that I definitely made the right decision. Not only was I treated with the best of care by all the doctors, nurses and staff at Dr. Alamanza's facility but my group and I are all friends and r...read more.
I went to Tijuana on a wing and a prayer. I was very scared of surgery in a foreign country and I was completely all by myself. The morning of surgery, I met a sweet girl named Jenna who was riding from my hotel to the Jet Blu airport terminal with me to also have gastric sleeve. She was very sweet ...read more.
I wish I wouldent have waited so long to do this,,,, so much of my life wasted, fighting a war I couldent poSsibly win,, so after a year of reserch and reading and seminars,, and after being jerked around for almost a year by my insurance company. I started looking into paying for this myself... ...read more.
Well, I was looking forward to doing this and i was also very nervous, once getting to San Diego i started to loosen up just a bit. Motel was fine and the crossed the border the next day and went to the Clinic (not Hospital), I say that cause did not want anyone to get the wrong idea and think it is...read more.
Chosing Dr. Almanza for my gastric Sleeve procedure was an even better choice than I anticipated. After signing up I realized he's the leading bariatric surgeon in the world! I can say since the surgery I haven't had one regret! The hospital was nice and all the staff was very friendly and efficient...read more.
The care I received from Dr. Almanza's team was outstanding makes the US look very bad.
I didn't have any complications. I felt safe the whole time. Everyone was helpful and cheerful and it seemed like they really enjoyed their jobs.
The recovery house was very comfortable, the people I got to kno...read more.
I was amazed and impressed. My surgery was quick and painless. My recovery was amazing. I have lost 35 pounds to date and I am still losing. I am so grateful to the doctors and staff. Everyone was so kind and caring.
Hopefully I will return for a tummy tuck in the next year....read more.
I would like to Thank the amazing Doctors and staff at Jerusalem Hospital It's been 7 months since my surgery and I feel like a new person. I am 54 years old and 5'5" I started out at 272 lbs. I had no life! The weight took it's toll both physically and emotionally. My Primary care Physician and...read more.
Let me start by saying that this adventure started because I was researching surgery for my husband; due to him being diabetic and having high blood pressure. My husband decided on the gastric sleeve and had surgery in FL in July 2011. His insurance did not cover it and he had to pull $16,900 out o...read more.