Baja Hand Clinic

Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana, Mexico



Baja Hand Clinic specializes in treating both traumatic and degenerative medical issues affecting the wrist, hand, and fingers. The clinic is led by its founder Dr. Jose Luis Aguilar Arceo, an orthopedic surgeon, and treats dozens of international patients every year, making it ideal for patients looking for hand surgery or therapy.

The clinic pairs the latest diagnostic technologies with the most modern therapeutic procedures in order to rehabilitate and return patients to their daily life as quickly as possible. Baja Hand Clinic puts a huge emphasis on doctor/patient relations, making sure that you feel comfortable and safe throughout your treatment.


Baja Hand Clinic is located in Tijuana, 35 km from San Diego International Airport or an approximate 30-minute taxi ride. Patients may also choose to drive to the clinic from the US, as Baja Hand Clinic is located extremely near to the US/Mexican border.

Dr. Arceo’s office operates out of Hospital Angeles, where he meets patients for consultations and treatment, but he performs surgeries in the Advance Health Medical Center, less than a 5-minute drive from his office. The Advance Health Medical Center, also known as the South San Diego Medical Center, uses state-of-the-art equipment and highly accredited, modern facilities to offer the best possible experience for patients.

Languages spoken

English, Spanish


Medical records transfer
Free Wifi


11 procedures across 2 specialties


(9 procedures)

Bone Fracture Treatment

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery

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  • Carpal tunnel surgery, which may also be referred to as carpal tunnel release, is a procedure performed to relieve pain and symptoms caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition which causes numbness and tingling in the hands or arms. The condition occurs when the nerve in the hand becomes compressed.

  • 1 weeks

    Patients may require a follow-up appointment to get stitches removed. If patients need to fly sooner, this should be discussed with the surgeon.

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De Quervain Syndrome Treatment

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(2 procedures)

Brachial Plexus Injury Treatment

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More about available treatments at Baja Hand Clinic

Baja Hand Clinic offers a range of highly specialized procedures to treat injuries in the hand, wrist and fingers. Most popular amongst those offered by the clinic are wrist surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, brachial plexus surgery, treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and treatment for fractures in the wrist and hand.

A good hand surgeon like Dr. Aguilar combines a range of medical specialities in their treatment of your hands. Typically these include traumatology (dealing with osteomuscular injuries like fractures, sprains, dislocations, and more), orthopedics (which treats deformities of the segments and joints), and plastic surgery (managing lesions in vessels, nerves, and skin).



Baja Hand Clinic is led by its founder and director, Dr. Jose Luis Aguilar Arceo, who established the clinic in 2011. Dr. Aguilar is a skilled orthopedic surgeon with a long history of successful treatments and happy patients, and he is continually seeking out new training and advances in the field to further improve his techniques. Dr. Aguilar is supported by a small team of dedicated surgical nurses at Advance Health Medical Center. Staff at Baja Hand Clinic speak English and Spanish fluently.

Dr. Jose Luis Aguilar Arceo

  • Orthopedic surgeon
  • Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the College of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Tijuana, the Mexican Council of Orthopedics and Traumatology, the Mexican Society of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, and more
  • Graduated from La Salle University


The clinic was visited by a Medigo team member

Dr. José Aguilar is an expert in his field, meeting him was a real pleasure. He is extremely professional and invited be to his office in Hospital Angeles. He is used to treating American patients, especially people living in San Diego. He is certified by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and therefore has the same level of qualification as an American surgeon.