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Years of Experience : 16
Languages(s) : English, Spanish
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Dr. Dario Ciambelli

Born in Puerto Vallarta, Dr. Dario Ciambelli is a man with great human and professional qualities. He studied at the School of Medicine at University of Guadalajara and specialized in General and Laparoscopic Surgery at the Old Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, known to produce the most skilled surgeons of the region. Dr. Ciambelli served as Chief Resident of Surgery, where he gained recognition from colleagues and peers alike for his leadership and competency. Dr. Ciambelli also completed a fellowship in bariatrics and abdominal trauma surgery and is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support.

After completing his specialty, he joined the Gastro and Obesity Center of San Javier Hospital in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he mastered his laparoscopic skills and performed many hundreds of advanced laparoscopic, endoscopic, and bariatric procedures. Shortly after joining the practice, he was named Chief of Surgery and directed all internal operations. Alongside to his private practice, he supports a government program for low-income people operating in a system called "Seguro Popular" which operates very similar to an NGO.

He also is a General Surgery professor at the University of Guadalajara and is the co-founder and president of Toastmasters International Workshop of Puerto Vallarta.

Medical Education:
  • University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico: Medical Degree, 1998 - 2002
  • Old Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, Mexico: General and Laparoscopic Surgery, 2002 - 2007
  • Old Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, Mexico: Fellowship in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Trauma Life Support
Medical Association Memberships
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Mexican Society of Obesity Surgery
  • Mexican Association of General Surgery
  • Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
Awards & Achievements :
  • Summa Cum Laude: University of Guadalajara, Mexico: Medical Degree
  • Chief of Surgery: Gastro and Obesity Center
  • Pro-Bono Recognition: Seguro Popular
Hospital: Ciambelli

Specialized Treatments

Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass The gastric bypass has been seen as the gold standard of bariatric surgery for more than 30 years. The surgery is very safe: it’s no riskier than any minor out-patient surgery like gallbladder surgery. The gastric bypass is a very powerful tool to help you reach your weight loss goals, but it is not a magical cure. Most patients lose 65-90% of their unhealthy body weight over about

Price: $5460 USD

Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve Gastric Sleeve surgery, also known as a sleeve gastrectomy, vertical sleeve, gastric sleeve resection and tube gastrectomy, is a newer type of weight loss surgery, where approximately 85% of the stomach is removed. This morphs the stomach into a new, tube-like shape resembling a "sleeve". The operation is done via laparoscope, utilizing tiny incisions around the abdominal area, avoiding

Price: $4770 USD

Gastric Balloon

Gastric Balloon The newest bariatric technology – known as a gastric balloon or intragastric balloon procedure – involves inserting a small silicon balloon into a patient’s stomach through an endoscopic procedure. A doctor fills the balloon with saline solution to create a feeling of fullness, so patients lose the urge to overeat. After six months, it’s deflated and removed. Depending on your

Price: $2690 USD

Gallbladder Removal

Gallbladder Removal Our gallbladder is a small, tear-drop shaped organ located under your liver (see Figure 1). Its main function is to store bile. Bile is a substance that is made in the liver and helps your body digest fats. Your gallbladder releases bile when food, especially fatty food, enters the digestive tract. A cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) is done when the gallbladder becomes

Price: $3490 USD

Inguinal Hernia Repair

Inguinal Hernia Repair In an inguinal hernia, abdominal fat or a loop of small intestine enters the inguinal canal, a tubular passage through the lower layers of the abdominal wall. A hernia occurs when part of an internal organ (usually the small intestine) protrudes through a weak point or tear in the peritoneum, the thin muscular wall holding the abdominal organs in place resulting in a bulge. In

Price: $3990 USD


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  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Los Angeles, USA
Everything was perfect. I went to two different doctors in Mexico and abroad and only Dr. Dario knew how to help me. He speaks some English, which is great too.


Name : Dario Ciambelli

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