MEDICAL TOURISM FOR WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
With the increasing recognition of obesity as a progressive disease and recent understanding of the dramatic benefits that metabolic surgery can have on obesity-related health problems, insurance companies are increasingly willing to cover metabolic surgery for many patients. However, if you do not have insurance coverage, your deductible is too high, or you simply don’t want to wade through the lengthy approval process, The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery in Altamonte Springs, Florida is pleased to offer a “Surgery Aboard Program” that enables you to enjoy the same high standard of surgical care at a much more affordable price. Through this popular program, your surgery will be performed by our Board Certified lead surgeon, Dr. Wiljon Beltre, in a safe, privately-owned medical facility in the Dominican Republic. There is no need to risk your safety, comfort, and health to get the metabolic surgery you need: our “Surgery Abroad Program” will maximize the safety and effectiveness of your metabolic procedure while minimizing its impact on your budget.
WHY CHOOSE OUR “SURGERY ABROAD PROGRAM”?
Unfortunately, medical tourism can be risky and even dangerous. Obtaining a surgical procedure abroad involves working with a surgeon you don’t know, in a facility that you have not previewed, making it very difficult to review the credentials or safety record of either the surgeon or the facility. By committing yourself into the hands of an unknown surgeon in an unknown facility, you are greatly increasing your chances of negative complications, as well as depriving yourself of the support structure required to make your weight loss procedure a long-term success. At The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, we don’t believe you should have to take so much risk to afford a metabolic procedure!
WHAT DOES OUR “SURGERY ABROAD PROGRAM” INVOLVE?
When you select our “Surgery Aboard Program”, you will have access to our specialized US surgical team, have your procedure performed in a safe and reputable hospital that meets US clinical standards and utilizes modern laparoscopic equipment, and spend your recuperation time in a beautiful, resort-style setting of your choice, all while enjoying the cost savings that comes from having your surgical procedure performed abroad.
All pre-operative steps, including medical, nutritional, and psychological evaluations and medical, cardiac, and pulmonary clearances, take place in Orlando, Florida at The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery. Once all pre-operative steps are complete, we will fly to beautiful Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where your surgery will be performed by Dr. Beltre at the state-of-the-art Centro de Medicina Avanzada utilizing the most advanced, US-designed and built laparoscopic and surgical equipment. Dr. Beltre will be assisted by Dr. Abel Gonzalez, an American-trained, experienced bariatric surgeon who, like Dr. Beltre, specializes in cutting-edge laparoscopic metabolic surgeries, while the warm, experienced staff will provide you with the best care at every stage of your surgery, from initial in-hospital consultations to all necessary post-operative care and immediate follow-up visits.
The total cost of our “Surgery Abroad Program” includes:
- Nutritional evaluation
- Psychological evaluation
- Surgical procedure
- A two-day hospital stay
- Six months of follow-up with Dr. Beltre in the United States
- Free monthly support group meetings
In addition to the cost of our “Surgery Abroad Program”, you will be responsible for all travel costs and hotel arrangements, although our knowledgeable staff can advise you on appropriate accommodations for your recuperation time until you are cleared to travel, if you wish. We are one of the only bariatric surgery practices in the US that offers this type of program, and because we believe it in so strongly, we will offer a full refund (excluding travel expenses) should you decide against the procedure once you have toured the facility in the Dominican Republic.
CONTACT THE CENTER FOR METABOLIC AND OBESITY SURGERY
At The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, located in Altamonte Springs, Florida, we offer a proven, multifaceted approach to metabolic and bariatric surgery that will empower you to achieve your weight loss goals, improve your health and appearance, and rebuild your self-confidence. Led by esteemed, Board Certified surgeon Dr. Wiljon Beltre, one of the only fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons in Central Florida, we specialize in the latest cutting-edge procedures for safe, effective surgical weight loss coupled with a dedicated support team of caring, experienced specialists who will stand by your side to support you throughout your entire weight loss journey. Significant weight loss is not easy, but with the help of with our confidential consultation and education process, the surgical skill and experience of our medical team, and the advice and guidance of our ongoing support network, we can help you achieve the lasting weight loss success you have been dreaming about.
If you are tired of the endless rounds of fad dieting and fruitless exercise regimens and think you may be ready for significant weight loss with metabolic or bariatric surgery, or if you would like more information about our “Surgery Abroad Program” at The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, contact us today for a free consultation. We look forward to helping you start your weight loss journey! Call 407-830-6868 or Click Here to Schedule a Consultation.