VIDA Medical Center

Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana, Mexico

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VIDA Medical Center caters to a wide range of patients and sees itself not merely as a surgical center but as a source for comprehensive health, wellness, and beauty treatments. Some of the many fields that VIDA Medical Center covers includes plastic surgery, bariatric surgery, dentistry, dermatology, gynecology, nutrition counseling, and more.

The clinic is one of the most well-known and respected in Mexico, with a highly-qualified team of doctors. The clinic is also extremely experienced with international patients, treating over 7000 international patients per year, and offers a range of useful services, including free in-person or Skype consultations, free airport and hotel transfers, combination packages and discounts for multiple procedures, and a recovery boutique hotel located within the clinic.


The clinic is located in Tijuana, Mexico, 37 km from San Diego International Airport or approximately a 35-minute drive. It is also located extremely close to the US/Mexico border, making it an excellent location for patients who would prefer to drive to the clinic. The center also offers free transfers between the airport, hotel, and clinic.

Tijuana is very used to tourists and offers a range of restaurants, hotels, and good sightseeing and souvenir shopping spots. However, VIDA Medical Center also has its own boutique recovery hotel, with single or double rooms, private bathrooms, and amenities including a dining room, free WiFi, free international calls to the US and Canada, and, of course, 24-hour nursing care.


Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva


The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

The American Association for Accreditation for Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International (AAAASF)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Languages spoken



Online doctor consultation
Translation services
Airport pickup
Hotel booking
Local tourism options
Free Wifi


82 procedures across 8 specialties

>Bariatric Surgery

(5 procedures)

Gastric Balloon Treatment

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(9 procedures)

Cellulite Treatment

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Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Skin Treatment

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(20 procedures)


(12 procedures)

>General Medicine

(8 procedures)

Abdominal Examination

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Female Health Checkup

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General Medicine Consultation

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>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

(26 procedures)

>Hair Restoration

(1 procedure)

Eyebrow Hair Transplant

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>Regenerative Medicine

(1 procedure)

Stem Cell Therapy

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More about available treatments at VIDA Medical Center

VIDA Medical Center’s procedures cover a wide range of medical areas, including plastic surgery, bariatric surgery, dentistry, dermatology, gynecology, nutrition counseling, and more. Due to this breadth of possibilities, the center is able to cover a range of different treatments for each patient and often offers combination packages and discounts for multiple procedures. The clinic was also the first in Mexico to receive international accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), judged on VIDA Medical Center’s excellent medical staff qualifications, surgical and medical equipment, operating room policy, recovery room environment, and much more.



The doctors and surgeons at VIDA Medical Center are an experienced, expert team, many of whom have both international and national accreditations and memberships. They frequently seek out seek out new opportunities for further training and remain on the top of their fields in terms of development and new technologies. These doctors are further supported by a qualified and trained team of nurses and patient coordinators, who seek to ensure patients are comfortable and well looked after. The nurses are at the clinic’s recovery hotel 24/7, making certain that patients are always able to access medical assistance when required. Staff at VIDA Medical Center speak English and Spanish.

Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes

  • Dermatology surgeon
  • Specializes in laser and non-invasive cosmetic dermatology
  • Member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Mexican Board of Dermatology, and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Adjunct Professor in Dermatology at Xochicalco University, Tijuana Campus
  • Graduated from the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon

Dr. Alejandro Lopez

  • Bariatric Surgeon
  • Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Graduated from the University of Guadalajara

Dr. Oscar Lumban

  • Bariatric Surgeon
  • Over 20 years of experience
  • Graduated from the Autonomous University of Baja California

Dr. Jose Jimenez

  • Specializes in Internal Medicine and intensive care
  • Member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine, Tijuana Medical College, and more
  • Studied intensive care medicine at the American British Cowdray Hospital
  • Graduated from the University of Guadalajara

Dr. Oscar Ceballos

  • Dental surgeon specializing in implantology
  • Member of the Mexicana Dental Association and the National Federation of General Dentistry
  • Professor at UNITEC and researcher at the Biochemical Department of the National University
  • Graduated from the Autonomous University of Baja California


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