Dr. Ariel Ortiz is Director of Bariatric Surgery at Obesity Control Center, an International Center of Excellence in Baja, Mexico. He frequently lectures and proctors around the world and has active collaborations with other internationally recognized surgical teams in Europe and Latin America as well as the United States. The Center has been the destination of choice for thousands of patients traveling from abroad seeking Bariatric Surgery and is recognized around the world as one of the busiest Health Tourism organizations. He was recently named by Newsweek Magazine as one of the Top Influential Surgeons in America.
OCC is a well established training and research facility for the past 10 years. Revolutionary breakthroughs in the treatment of obesity are constantly taking place at OCC such as the Gastric Plication Surgery and and the new swallowable balloon for weight loss!
OCC is a state of the art facility with tele-presence capabilities and is frequently broadcasting live surgery to selected centers around the world.
Now efforts to create the first live streaming educational channel is in the works at OCC. More to come!