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Dr. Omar Paipilla graduated 28 years ago as a General Physician from the Xochicalco Univesity Studies Center. He completed his medical internship at the Juarez Hospital in Mexico City and has 21 years of experience as a surgeon at the Autonomous University of Baja California, General Hospital of Tijua

na. In the last thirteen years, he became the founder and medical director at the Tijuana Medical Specialities Unit (UNEME). The Tijuana Medical Specialities Unit is an exclusive center for laparoscopic ambulatory surgery and training center for surgeons in laparoscopic digestive and gynecological surgery.

In 2001 at Tijuana's General Hospital, Dr. Omar Paipilla cofounded the surgery clinic for obesity and metabolic diseases. Dr. Omar Paipilla performs gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, gastric band, and vertical gastroplasty with band revision surgeries and the comprehensive management of obesity.

Dr. Omar Paipilla is a founding partner in 2005 of the Mexican College for Obesity Surgery. In September 2020, he began activities as medical director an

d surgical staff of the Bariatric Center of the Northern Border, an exclusive surgical center for patients with obesity problems.

Medical preparation is essential for patients. Dr. Omar Paipilla consistently continues education in the United States. Since 2010 he has been rigorously attending the MISS Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery administered by Dr. Philip R. Schauer and recognized by the University of Cincinnati.

Medical Experience

March 1999 to date.

Private practice. Royal Hospital of VH Joaquin Clausel Street 10304-5 River area. Tijuana B. C.

March 1999 to date.Dr Omar Paipilla performing surgery

Physician Assigned to the General Surgery service. General Hospital of Tijuana. Tijuana, B. C.

Administrative Experience

April 1

999 to August 2006.

Quality and improvement program of the Tijuana General Hospital.G eneral Hospital of Tijuana. Tijuana, B.C.

September 2000 to August 2006

Sub. State Medical Director for the General Hospital of Tijuana. General Hospital of Tijuana. Tijuana, B.C.

August 2006 to February 2010.

Head of the General Surgery Service General Hospital of Tijuana. Tijuana B.C.

August 2007 to date.

Medical Director. UNEME Medical Specialties Unit (Ambulatory Surgery Unit) Tijuana, B.C.

Professional Education

April 2003 to September 2003

Diploma in Hospital Administration. Autonomous University of Baja California, Tijuana, B. C.

 March 1995 - February 1999


 in General Surgery. General Hospital of Tijuana. Autonomous University of Baja California. Tijuana, B.C.

July 1991 - June 1992

Undergraduate Internship. Hospital Juárez de México. Mexico DF.

July 1987 - June 1991

Surgeon. Center for University Studies "XOCHICALCO" Ensenada B.C. Mexico.

Courses and Seminars

April 1994

Graduate Course A. T. L. S. Advance Trauma Life Support. American College of Surgeons. Ensenada, B.C.

June 1996

Enteral and Parenteral Artificial Nutrition Diploma 300 hrs. Autonomous University of Baja California. Clinic N 20 IMSS. Tijuana, B.C.

March 1998

Basic Course of Laparoscopic Surgery 400 Hrs. Mexican Association of Laparoscopic Surgery Clinic N 20 IMSS Tijuana, B.C.

July 1998

Graduated from T.N.T. Total Nutritional Therapy. Latin American Federation of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Mexicali, B.C.

Academic Activities

March 2016 to date

Associate Professor of the Autonomous University of Baja California. General Surgery Course General Hospital of Tijuana. Tijuana, B. C.

May 1999 to date

Associate Professor General Surgery Service. Postgraduate course in general surgery Tijuana, B. C.

November 2001

Professor of Laparoscopic Surgery Course. National Congress of General Surgery. Acapulco Guerrero

June 2006

Professor of the National Congress of Surgery for Obesity. National Congress of Obesity Surgery. Mazatlan Sinaloa

February 2008

Diploma Professor of Laparoscopic Surgery.  ISESALUD-UNEME ACADEMY AESCULAP. Tijuana Baja California.

June 2013 to date

Associate professor at the Autonomous University of Baja California. Course of Clinical Gastroenterology. Tijuana, B. C.

Memberships and Affiliations

June 1995 to date

Mexican Association of General Surgery

February 1996 to date

College of Surgeons of Tijuana.

November 2000 to date

Pan American Federation of General Surgery.

August 2005 to date

Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases

June 2005 to date

Mexican Council of General Surgery

Dr. Omar Paipilla Certifications

Dr Omar Paipilla Credentials and Certifications