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Dr. Mariano Covarrubias
Tijuana Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Mariano Covarrubias is an expert surgeon with over 14 years experience in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Covarrubias has performed well over 3,000 bariatric procedures.

Name: Mariano Alberto Covarrubias Hidalgo

Phone number: 877-765-8446

  • Professional Licence: 2342032
  • Specialty Card: 4010195


  • General Surgery at Tijuana General Hospital from 1995 to 1999
  • Laparoscopic and obesity Surgery at Regional General Hospital of The Social Security Mexican Institute since January 2000 with Dr. Lopez Corvala.
  • General Surgeon and Professor of Laparoscopic Surgery At the Regional General Hospital IMSS Tijuana
  • Private practice

Past Activities

  • President of the College of General Surgeons Tijuana, 2007
  • Training as a teacher in courses of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Obesity, 2004.
  • Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Obesity, 2002 a 2004.
  • Professor at Xochicalcos University in 2000
  • Certified by the Mexican Council Of General Surgery in 1999
  • Specializing in General Surgery at the General Hospital of Tijuana, 1995 a 1999.
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Medical General at the UABC, 1988 a 1994.

Training Courses

  • Laparoscopic Colon surgery in jun 2006
  • Training as a Professor of Advanced Laparoscopic surgery from June 2004 to October 2005
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from Jun 2002 to May 2004 (Spleen surgery, obesity surgery, hiatal hernia repair, inguinal hernia, solid organs)
  • Gastric sleeve training since 2003
  • Gastric band professor since 2001
  • Adjustable Gastric banding System. Lap band System Workshop. May 2001
  • Laparoscopic Gynecology training in 2000
  • Robotic Surgery October 1999
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair in 1999