LIMARP is an International Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery


LIMARP®️ is an internationally renowned bariatric center of excellence in Tijuana, Mexico, that is recognized for its excellence, leadership, and special focus in treating and managing obesity. Dr. Liza María Pompa González has performed over 3000 bariatric surgeries and is the first female surgeon in the world to achieve the status of Surgeon of Excellence from the American Surgical Review Corporation. This respected institution has also reviewed and accredited our facility as an International Center of Excellence for Obesity, which means we have surpassed the highest standards of quality in medical and surgical care.

Reliable, Accredited Treatment

The Center of Excellence (ICE) program guarantees that patients who seek bariatric or metabolic surgery receive the safest and highest quality care worldwide, regardless of where the procedure is performed. As one of the first ICEs outside of the United States, LIMARP®️ provides exclusive and unparalleled care to patients at one of the most advanced facilities in the word. We were awarded this prestigious honor after a series of rigorous onsite reviews by experts in the medical field over two yearlong periods. They examined ever facet of practice, staff, surgical team, and facilities to ensure that our high quality of standards was consistently maintained. Very few US hospitals, and even fewer international hospitals, achieve this status. 

State-of-the-Art Technology and Amenities

Our facility is one of the few centers nationwide that provides a complete and established bariatric weight loss program, and, our center has surpassed the United States' standards for excellence in safe and effective weight loss procedures. Patients receive personalized treatment options, which can include a unique nutrition plan and physical activity regimen, non-invasive methods such as an intragastric balloon, or rescue methods such as various bariatric weight loss surgeries. We also provide body contouring procedures to remove excess skin and stubborn fat deposits, helping bariatric surgery patients to look their best following weight loss.

We have been recognized internationally as the most specialized and advanced medical tourism center for overweight and obese patients. Our state-of-the-art facilities are located at the stunning Grand Hotel – Plaza Agua Caliente Twin Towers complex in a relaxing environment with a beautiful view of Tijuana’s Country Club Golf Course to guarantee your experience is as pleasant as possible. 


Video: Welcome to LIMARP

As the director of LIMARP International Center of Excellence for Obesity in Tijuana, MX, Dr. Liza Maria Pompa González is dedicated to your bariatric treatment. Weight loss surgery can play a critical role in treating obesity and relieving associated chronic health concerns, which can range from hypertension to diabetes. She and her team strive to build real connections with every patient.

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Our Mission

We opened our doors in 2002 with the mission to help our patients achieve enhanced, fulfilled, and healthy lives. We work diligently to consistently surpass standards in patient care worldwide to help thousands of patients who suffer from being overweight or obese restart their lives with a weight loss procedure. We are proud and active participants in our patients’ lives to help them achieve greater self-esteem and mental and physical health. 

Contact Us

We hope that the information here is helpful as you take the first steps in your weight loss journey. Please contact us with any questions you have about our services, doctors, or facility. 

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