Meet Our
Surgical Team

  • Dr. Felipe Chaux
  • Dr. Felipe Chaux
  • "Our goal is to lead you through a comprehensive guide to weight- loss surgery and to a life-long improvement of wellbeing. Gastric bypass surgery could be the solution to all of your obesity problems."

  • Dr. Mauricio Franco
  • Dr. Mauricio Franco
  • "Our group of bariatric surgeons is committed to providing patients with outstanding gastric bypass surgical care that provides benefits for the rest of their lives."

  • Dr. Eduardo Bolaños
  • Dr. Eduardo Bolaños
  • "Compassion and empathy are two of the many important facets our weight-loss medicine team provides in compliment to our bariatric surgical experise."

  • Cirugia de Diabetes - la diabetes si se puede operar


Learn the benefits that bariatric procedures offers you in order to handle diabetes diagnosis.

Our surgeons are achieving great strides in the treatment and cure of diabetes through different surgical bariatric procedures.


Our surgical team is achieving big strides in the Diabetes treatment and cure through our different surgical procedures.

This experience has been published in one of the most important magazines related to Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in the World (ASMBS - American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and IFSO - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders). To access the article click here

Metabolic Surgery - Diabetes

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Calle 83 No 16A-44 Office 501
New PBX +57 (1) 7033872
Bogotá - Colombia

Since 2nd of February of 2.015 you can also contact us by phone:

+57 (1) 7033864, +57 (1) 7033865, +57 (1) 7033869 y +57 (1) 7033857


Our goal is to provide a modern, comfortable and the highest technological standards where the best specialist of the country are located in.


Parking is available in our building from 7 am until 10 pm Monday trough Friday. The building is located in an important sector of the city of Bogota where there are plenty of hotels, commercial establishments and restaurants allowing Family members of patients to have a comfortable Stay. "Cirugia Para La Obesidad" Team is the most recognized group of surgeons in Colombia and one of the most important group in America; furthermore retains the leadership in customer service and accompaniment to patient and their families.


Our Commitment makes us a high complexity private institution serving to all procedures of bariatric surgery in order to increase life quality of our Patients.


IFSO Meeting 2010 In sept 3 to 7, in Long Beach/Los Angeles, California took place The World Wide Congress of the international federation for the surgery of obesity and metabolic disorders, where Dr. Carlos Felipe Chaux gave a conference on the experience our medical group have in this area.

Now that you’re ready, we can help. Surgery for Obesity Group Bogotá has a team of doctors, therapists and wellness professionals who can guide you every step of the way.

Our Gastric Bypass Surgery group has performed over 13.000 successful laparoscopic weight loss surgeries.

We recognize you’re looking for practical information on gastric bypass and bariatric surgery options, so you can make an informed decision about the obesity treatment that‘s right for you. From introductory correspondence with our bariatric surgery team, followed by your initial diagnostic evaluation, to your ongoing after-care program, we are dedicated to providing continued personalized attention to help you reach your weight-loss goals.

Am I a candidate for weight-loss surgery? Bariatric surgery fees & financing options

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery has become the contemporary standard in the fight against obesity, and Surgery for Obesity Bogotá is one of the most well recognized gastric bypass and bariatric surgery groups in the Americas. We have developed this website in order to inform you and our patients about gastric bypass, gastric sleeve Lap-Band, gastric balloon, and other forms of weight loss surgery to give you practical medical information about all aspects of bariatric medicine.

Learn about the harmful effects of obesity,and how gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery can help severely obese people weigh less so that they can live fuller and more enriching lives. Gastric Bypass Surgery has been proven to alleviate or cure type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, asthma, sleep apnea - weight loss surgery also reduces cancer risks, as well reduces the relative risk of death from obesity related illness.

Current bariatric surgery studies show over 50% of the US is overweight or obese and even more are dieting at any given time. Gastric bypass and bariatric surgery offer a safe and healthy medical response to the obesity epidemic. Colombia further offers you a myriad of destinations for gastric bypass surgery, at prices that are competitive with any international destination.

Commitment to you: We are committed to supporting our patients at every step of their weight loss journey.


Cirugía Para La Obesidad
Calle 83 # 16A - 44, Office 501. Bogotá, Colombia
PBX:  +57 (1) 7033872

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