Dr. Juan A. Lƒ³pez Corvalá has been specifically chosen as proctor for the past 10 years by ALLERGAN, which is part of Lap Band manufacturing company INAMED Health, and is in charge of teaching and assisting US weight loss surgeons who are training in the Gastric Lap Band procedure.

Angeles Health in Tijuana is also the first hospital in the Angeles hospital network that is scheduled to receive its JCI Accreditation.

JCI is the international division of Joint Commission Resources, a non-profit organization that develops standards and resources for hospitals to better their care quality and patient safety. JCI is a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre, an initiative that is dedicated to identifying patient safety solutions.

“JCI accreditation of Hospital Angeles network of hospitals is an important step for our Angeles Health International Medical Travel program, commented Paulo Yberri, Director of Angeles Health in Tijuana. “In the past three and a half years, Angeles Hospitals have worked with more than 6,000 medial travelers from the US, Canada, and Europe.”

“JCI Accreditation will add to the reassurance factor so important to the medical travel process, added the hospital director.

Angeles Health was established in January 2006 and we pride ourselves on the highest principles of health care and patient hospitality. We provide a professional, friendly, and secure medical care environment for our patients and their families. Just 20 minutes’ drive from San Diego, Angeles Health is a fully equipped, modern hospital in an attractive part of the city. To learn more about our procedures please contact us using the form on the right.