Dr. Daniel Huacuz

Pioneer and leader in the field of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Board Certified medical doctor in Mexico and the only surgeon in Mexico who performs the Duodenal Switch Laparoscopic Surgery. He is a member of the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF BARIATRIC AND METABOLIC SURGEONS.
His areas of expertise include Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (surgery for the treatment of obesity), Gastrointestinal Metabolic surgery(metabolic diseases and conditions often associated to severe obesity, including hypertension, high cholesterol, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and obstructive sleep apnea.)
10 years experience with the Gastric Sleeve procedure and Gastric Bypass in Mexico. He is one of the first surgeons certified by INAMED, the provider of the only lap band approved in the U.S. by the FDA, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch procedure, and Gastric Bypass Surgery) Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery (surgery of the esophagus (Hiatal Hernia, Esophageal stenosis etc.) stomach, colon and intestine), Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery (surgery of the pancreas, liver, spleen, and adrenal gland), Laparoscopic Biliary Surgery (surgery of the gallbladder and bile ducts), Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

·         Member of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.
·          International Federation for the surgery of obesity and Metabolic disorders (IFSO).
·          Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía de Obesidad (CMCO), Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Endoscópica (AMCE).
·         Professor of Surgery at The University School of Medicine in Baja California.

Professional Memberships
·          Association of General Surgeons of Tijuana Baja California Mexico (CCGT)
·          Medical Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (AMCE)
·          Medical Association of Baja California
·          Association of Bariatric Surgery in Mexico
·          Member of the International Federation of Obesity Surgery (IFSO)
·          Member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
·       Graduated from University of Michoacán (San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Mexico). Diploma on General Medicine MD
·       Pre-degree Boarding school at Vasco de Quiroga General Hospital (located at Morelia Michoacán Mexico)
·       Professional Social Service at Rural Health Center
·       Degree on General Surgeon and Medicine.
Post-Doctoral Training
·         Degree on Theoretical of Laparoscopic Surgery
·         Post Degree on General Surgery at General Hospital of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
·         Training on Symposium handling of Hypertension Vestibule Hemorrhage in Province
·         Advance Training of Laparoscopic Procedures at the Social Security (IMSS) in Tijuana, BC Mexico
·         Attendance to Basic Course of Theoretical Laparoscopic Surgery and Practice.
·         Attendance to Theoretical practice and course on Morbid Obesity.
·         Attendance to Theoretical Practice Surgical Course of treatment for severe Obesity
·         Attendance to theoretical and Practice Courses for Duodenal Switch and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy by Laparoscopy.
·         Attendance to Theoretical Practice and Course of Bariatric Metabolic Surgery. (Training by Dr. Ricardo Cohen)
·         Inguinal Hernia
·         Hiatal Hernia
·         Cholestectomy Laparoscopic
·         Splenectomy Laparoscopic
·         Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic
·         Lap Band
·         Gastric Sleeve Surgery
·         Gastric Bypass Surgery