Tijuana Travel Agenda

Day

Arrival Day

Once you arrive at the San Diego California International Airport expect the following;

  • Transportation to Hotel or Hospital

    • A private driver will meet you at the San Diego International Airport and transport you to the Grand Hotel Tijuana. If you arrive the same day of surgery, the driver will transport you straight to Obesity Good Bye or INT Hospital and (START FROM DAY TWO)
      (IMPORTANT: Make sure to fast after 10pm that night to be ready for all lab work the next morning.

Day

Surgery Day

Morning of surgery expect the following;

  • Hotel and Hospital

    • Our patient coordinator assistant Carlos will meet you in the lobby of the Grand Hotel at 8:30am and transport you straight to Obesity Good Bye to get prepaired for surgery. NOTE: For those patients that reserved INT Hospital, you'll first complete the pre operatives at Obesity Good Bye and be transported to INT after they are completed. You'll be assigned your recovery suite.

  • Once at Obesity Good Bye

    • You will be admitted and start to fill out all your consent forms, make final balace payment, pay the $85 for take home medications, and get prepped for surgery.
    • You will have your labwork, EKG and chest x. ray performed.
    • You will have a full consultation with your surgical team and all last minute questions will be answered.
    • NOTE: For those patients that reserved INT Hospital, you will be taken after these above steps are completed and assigned your recovery suite.

  • Surgery

    • Your procedure is performed using a laparoscopic approach and surgery time will vary for each individual patient.
    • Patients will spend one to two nights at Obesity Good Bye or INT Hospital after their surgery is performed.
    • After the surgery, patients will be up and walking only a few hours from waking up.
    • The recovery rooms at INT hospital are private and a family member or companion is welcome to spend the night during patient stay.
    • Patient have access to the hospitals and Hotel WIFI to be able to call and email family members back home.
    • The recovery rooms at Obesity Good Bye are both private and shared. A family member or companion is welcome to spend the night during patient stay but on a chair. If a bed comes up available, companions are more then welcome to have it but there is no guarantee.

Day

Rest & Recovery

Once you enter the next day after the surgery, you could expect the following;

  • Relaxation & Recovery

    • In the next day, patient dedicate it for rest, relaxation, and recovery. Patients are showered and are expected to get up and walk every hour or two for 15 minutes.
    • Patients that had the Lap Band and Gastric Plication are discharged this day after spending 24 hours with us. They will meet with the surgery team; have a discussion about nutrition, and how to best achieve the desired results with their new Weight Loss Surgery. These patients are driven back to the Hotel where they will spend an additional night before being driven back to the airport for the journey back home.

Day

Recovery & Return to Home / Other Patients

  • Discharge

    • This day Lap Band and Gastric Plication patients will be chauffeured to the airport to return home.
    • This day Gastric Sleeve, Mini Gastric Bypass and Full Gastric Bypass patients are discharged after having their post-operative testing (fluoroscopy exam) performed and after meeting with the surgery team once again to discuss their weight loss goals. Patients will be chauffeured back to the San Diego International Airport to return home.
    • We require that all patients commit to a follow up with their general practitioner back home six to eight weeks post procedure.

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Medical History


Diabetes

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Hypertension

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Sleep Disorder

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Bone Problems

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Obesity Related Problems

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If yes, briefly explain:

Respiratory Problems

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Compulsive Eating

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Gastro Esophageal Reflux

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Low Expectations

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Digestive System Problems

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Do you smoke?

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Hiatal Hernia

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If you answered yes, are you in treatment and what is your treatment?:

What kind of diets have your carried out? (how long?):

Any allergies that the doctor should know about? (please list):

Currently taking Medications? (please list):

Have you had previous abdominal surgeries? (If yes, explain):

Who is your patient coordinator?:

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