Dr. Hector Perez, MD

Biography | Dr. Hector Perez

Meet Dr. Hector Perez, a top guy in the field of Bariatric surgery, offering his services in Cancun, Mexico. He is all about fighting obesity, and his track record says it loud and clear – with zero complications in over 3,000 surgeries he’s worked on in a decade-long career! Dr. Perez has thrown himself into changing the lives of those dealing with weight issues. Here, we will dig deep into Dr. Perez’s backstory, education, surgeon journey, and what makes him stand out.

Educational Background

Dr. Hector Perez began his academic journey in the lively core of Mexico City, nurturing his love for medicine at the highly-regarded Mexican Faculty of Medicine at La Salle University. After graduating in 2000, he didn’t take a break, moving straight to his next step – an internship at the prestigious Jackson Memorial Hospital affiliated with the University of Miami in 2001. This incredible opportunity filled him with irreplaceable experiences. It expanded worldviews on different medical practices around the globe, as well as anchoring solid groundwork for things yet to come.

As 2002 rolled by, Dr. Perez honed his efforts in Medical Social Service over in Xpichil, Cancún Quintana Roo. With this, he delivered much-needed services to its inhabitants while also expanding his professional background knowledge. The same year, he received official credentials, including the Medical Doctor certification from La Salle University. Still thirsty for more expertise refinement, Dr. Perez took on the Residency General Surgery program between 2002 and 2006 at Regional Hospital Lic. Adolfo López Mateos ISSSTE, another elite institution located in Mexico City’s heart.

His relentless pursuit of excellence paid off when he graduated from this residency program, not only bagging a commendation but also earning himself an esteemed General Surgeon title from Mexican National University by 2006.

Career

Dr. Hector Perez is a committed bariatric surgeon dedicated to the fight against obesity. His education and training have shaped him into an expert. Dr. Perez then chose to take his talents to Cancun, Mexico – a place where he could truly make a difference in the lives of individuals battling weight-related health concerns. Over the course of 10 long years, Dr. Perez has completed over 3,000 surgeries with nearly zero complications — evidence of his mastery in this field.

His surgical prowess hasn’t flown under the radar either. Dr. Perez’s impressive track record has landed him invitations across Mexico to demonstrate weight loss surgery operations and enlighten other healthcare professionals with his knowledge and hands-on experience. Not merely content being an accomplished surgeon, Dr. Perez is also associated with multiple renowned medical associations — groups like the Mexican Council of General Surgery, the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases, plus the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

Board Certifications and Memberships

Dr. Hector Perez holds several board certifications and memberships in prestigious medical organizations, reflecting his expertise and dedication to the field of bariatric surgery – especially the Gastric balloon process and Gastric sleeve surgery. Here is a list of his board certifications and memberships:

Mexican Council of General Surgery

Dr. Perez was certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery on July 15, 2006, and was re-certified in 2012.

Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases

Dr. Perez became a member of the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases in 2015.

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

Dr. Perez has been a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders since 2008.

Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, A.C.

Dr. Perez has been a member of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, A.C., since 2006.

Mexican Association of General Surgery

Dr. Perez has been a member of the Mexican Association of General Surgery since 2009.

Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases

Dr. Perez has been a member of the Mexican College of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases since 2013.

Work Experience

Dr. Hector Perez has a wealth of experience in the field of bariatric surgery, having held several positions throughout his career. Here is a list of his work experience:

Chief Surgeon “Bariatric Medical Center Cancun”

Dr. Perez served as the Chief Surgeon at the Bariatric Medical Center Cancun, Hospital Victoria from May 2008 to 2015.

Regional delegate of Quintana Roo

Dr. Perez served as the Regional delegate of Quintana Roo for the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, A.C., from May 2009 to May 2010.

General Surgeon attending “National Medical Center”

Dr. Perez worked as a General Surgeon attending the National Medical Center, ISSSTE, from June 2007 to May 2008.

General Surgeon attending at HGZ no. 18

Dr. Perez worked as a General Surgeon attending at HGZ no. 18 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, from November 2010 to 2015.

Chief of Surgery “Specialty Clinic Churubusco”

Dr. Perez was the Chief of Surgery at the Specialty Clinic Churubusco, ISSSTE, from June 2008 to January 2009.

General Surgeon attending “Regional Hospital Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos”

Dr. Perez worked as a General Surgeon attending the Regional Hospital Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos, ISSSTE, from March 2006 to September 2007.

Courses, Seminars and Lectures

In addition to his work as a bariatric surgeon, Dr. Hector Perez has also conducted several courses, seminars, and lectures as a professor. Here is a list of some of the courses, seminars, and lectures he has conducted:

“Gastric Band still has indications”

Dr. Perez conducted a symposium on Obesity Surgery and Diabetes in Merida, Yucatan, in October 2014.

“Gastric Sleeve” and “Gastric Sleeve Rescue with Plicature”

Dr. Perez conducted courses on these topics at the 38th International Congress of General Surgery in Leon, Guanajuato, in October 2014.

“Coordinator of Postgraduate Course in Bariatric Surgery”

Dr. Perez served as the coordinator of a postgraduate course in bariatric surgery at the XXII International Congress of the Mexican Association of Endoscopy in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, in May 2013.

Through his classes, talks, and discussions, Dr. Perez has acted as a fountain of knowledge to other medical professionals; he’s at the forefront of pushing bariatric surgery forward. His academic role reflects his dedication to improving life for those wrestling with obesity by teaching the latest breakthroughs in bariatric surgery.

Conclusion

Dr. Hector Perez is certainly a leader in the field of bariatric surgery from Cancun, Mexico. He lives and breathes to help people fight obesity, boasting a near-zero mishap rate in over 3,000 procedures executed across a decade-long practice. His life revolves around enhancing living standards for people with weight-related health problems. If you or a loved one are considering a transformative journey toward better health, don’t miss the opportunity to consult with Dr. Perez today!

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