Weight Loss Surgery
Guatemala is at the vanguard of Weight loss surgery -also called Bariatric Surgery- in Central America and the Carribbean.
Regarding lapband surgery Guatemala has been a pioneer in the laparoscopic insertion of Johnson & Johnson’s Realize lapband, to the extent that American Surgeons specialists in bariatric surgery have been trained in Guatemala into performing this particular technique. The bariatric team of Guatemalan specialists Dr. Montufar & Dr. Behrens have been acting as proctors all along the process.
The following weight loss surgery procedures are available in Guatemala, most of them are minimally invasive: