Seeking Out Weight Loss Surgery

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The decision to seek out weight loss surgery in Mexico is the first step toward a new life and the choice to Select Your Better Self. Our Patient Care Coordinators are specially trained to arrange surgeries and accommodations for a Bariatric Select procedure in Mexico. The following article is a detailed guideline through the orientation process, beginning with the first form and ending with your recuperation period back at home. Each step of the way, the patient will have access to a professional that will be more than happy to ease the process, alleviate concerns, and answer questions. Paperwork The process begins by filling out a comprehensive Health History form online. Once submitted, a copy of your completed form will me emailed…show more content…
Once times and dates are chosen, the coordinator will check for availability in the surgeon 's schedule. If, in the unlikely event that the surgeon is unavailable for the chosen time, the coordinator will contact the patient with potential alternative dates and/or times. A bilingual patient care coordinator is available for patients who are in need of this service. Please contact Claudia Maccise via email at Scheduling and Booking Once scheduling has been determined and agreed upon, the coordinator will send an email with details outlining the booking of the flight to and from Mexico, pre-operation instructions and restrictions, and other information important to know before surgery takes place. The surgeon may also have included a list of medications that should and should not be discontinued prior to surgery. Examples of medications that should NOT be interrupted include: Anti-depressants Anxiety medication Blood pressure medicine Cardiac medication Diabetes medication (Insulin and the like) Thyroid medication Consent forms will also be sent and are required to be filled in completely and returned before surgery. The coordinator should be informed if special accommodations or considerations are needed before arrival to Mexico. These considerations may include emergency contact information, wheelchair access, hotel reservations, and details about the flight to and from
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