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Bariatric surgery is currently the only intervention providing significant and long-term weight loss for the morbidly obese which improves diabetes, hypertension and quality-of-life

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Bariatric surgery is currently the only intervention providing significant and long-term weight loss for the morbidly obese which improves diabetes, hypertension and quality-of-life

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"The average waiting time for bariatric surgery in Canada is just over 5 years. The waiting times for Bariatric surgery are the longest of any surgically treated condition"

The average waiting time for bariatric surgery in Canada is just over 5 years. The waiting times for Bariatric surgery are the longest of any surgically treated condition

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"The average waiting time for bariatric surgery in Canada is just over 5 years. The waiting times for Bariatric surgery are the longest of any surgically treated condition"

The average waiting time for bariatric surgery in Canada is just over 5 years. The waiting times for Bariatric surgery are the longest of any surgically treated condition

"The average waiting time for bariatric surgery in Canada is just over 5 years. The waiting times for Bariatric surgery are the longest of any surgically treated condition"

“Bariatric surgery is currently the only intervention providing significant and long-term weight loss for the morbidly obese which improves diabetes, hypertension and quality-of-life”.
World Health Organization - Update on Obesity
Bariatric Surgery has increased 300% in Canada over a seven year period.
CIHI Survey | The State of Bariatric Surgery in Canada
Obesity has NOT received official recognition as a chronic disease by the federal government or any provincal/territorial governments despite recognition from the Canadian and American Medical Association and the World Health Organization
Obesity Canada | Report Card 2019
Mexico dominated the number of Bariatric surgeries for tourists
National Centre for Biotechnology Information / Study Of Global Bariatric Tourism
Medical Tourism On The Rise: Why More Canadians are seeking treatments abroad
Fraser Medical Tourism study 2017 | Catalyst
Is Canada’s medical system pushing people abroad for treatment? The wait for Nanci Walsh, a resident in Victoria BC was 5-7 years for a Gastric Bypass…She went to Mexico
Nanci Walsh Story | CBC July 2017
The lack of affordable Bariatric healthcare and long waiting lists are some of the reasons for patients choosing Bariatric tourism
National Centre for Biotechnology Information study of Global Bariatric Tourism

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The average waiting time for bariatric surgery in Canada is just over 5 years. The waiting times for Bariatric surgery are the longest of any surgically treated condition
Canadian Journal of Surgery Research | Wait times for Bariatric Surgery in Canada
“Bariatric surgery is currently the only intervention providing significant and long-term weight loss for the morbidly obese which improves diabetes, hypertension and quality-of-life”.
World Health Organization - Update on Obesity
Bariatric Surgery has increased 300% in Canada over a seven year period.
CIHI Survey | The State of Bariatric Surgery in Canada
Obesity has NOT received official recognition as a chronic disease by the federal government or any provincal/territorial governments despite recognition from the Canadian and American Medical Association and the World Health Organization
Obesity Canada | Report Card 2019
Mexico dominated the number of Bariatric surgeries for tourists
National Centre for Biotechnology Information / Study Of Global Bariatric Tourism
Medical Tourism On The Rise: Why More Canadians are seeking treatments abroad
Fraser Medical Tourism study 2017 | Catalyst
Is Canada’s medical system pushing people abroad for treatment? The wait for Nanci Walsh, a resident in Victoria BC was 5-7 years for a Gastric Bypass…She went to Mexico
Nanci Walsh Story | CBC July 2017
The lack of affordable Bariatric healthcare and long waiting lists are some of the reasons for patients choosing Bariatric tourism
National Centre for Biotechnology Information study of Global Bariatric Tourism
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THE BEST OF THE BEST


Bariatric teams as skilled and experienced as any in the world

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Canada has some excellent Bariatric surgeons. So does Mexico. And we've searched to find the very best of those surgeons and medical teams to work with at Healthcare Connects. Our teams are the equal of any available in Canada or around the world. As skilled. As experienced. As dedicated. You'll be in good hands.


As well as board certified Surgeons and Anesthesiologists, our teams include patient coordinators, nurses specializing in Bariatrics and a dedicated Nutritionist offering guidance for post-surgery nutritional requirements. Most of our team has been together for many years.

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Surgeons & Anesthesiologists
Board Certified Surgeons & Anesthesiologists
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Specialized Bariatric Nursing
Experienced / Specialized Bariatric Nursing
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Nutritionist
Offering Guidance For Pre-Post-Surgery Nutritional Requirements