Dr. Rumbaut

Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is one of the most experienced Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico and Latin America, with 25 years of experience and over 8000 Procedures. He has been an open bariatric surgeon since 1993 and a laparoscopic bariatric surgeon since 1994.

In 1996 Dr. Roberto Rumbaut studied at the University of Padova, Italy with the renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Franco Favretti who innovated and standardized the surgical technique for gastric band surgery (Lap-Band).

In addition to his busy practice at the Obesity Surgery Center in Monterrey, Dr. Roberto Rumbaut participates in bariatric surgery workshops in Mexico and around the world on a regular basis. He has trained hundreds of surgeons in laparoscopic LAPBAND® placement throughout Latin America and the United States, As a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for Inamed LAP-BAND® System, Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is part of an exclusive bariatric surgeon community approved to train and proctor lap band surgeons in the United States.

Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is the first surgeon in Mexico to perform the laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure in 1998. Being the only surgeon in Mexico qualified to perform Robotic Obesity Surgery (Da Vinci Robot) Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is on the forefront of obesity surgery offering safety and long term results. He is actively involved in research projects in conjunction with the university of California at San Diego (UCSD) and Dr. Santiago Horgan at the “Center for the future of Surgery”.

Roberto Rumbaut M.D.
Bariatric Surgeon

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Elite Groups
  • As a member of "Medical Advisory Committee for BioEnterics® LAP-BAND® System" and "Health Expert Consultant for Health INAMED" Dr. Rumbaut has trained more than 150 US Bariatric Surgeons and Latin America.
  • Part of the group of 12 surgeons worldwide "Council for Advances in Bariatrics".
Nowadays
  • Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is one of the most experienced Bariatric Surgeons in Mexico and Latin America, with 21 years of experience and over 8000 Procedures.
  • 1995 Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine Ignacio A. Santos ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico, currently active especially in the Department of Digestive Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopy.
  • Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is the first surgeon in Mexico to perform the laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure in 1998. Being the only surgeon in Mexico qualified to perform Robotic Obesity Surgery (Da Vinci Robot) Dr. Roberto Rumbaut is on the forefront of obesity surgery offering safety and long term results. He is actively involved in research projects in conjunction with the university of California at San Diego (UCSD) and Dr. Santiago Horgan at the “Center for the future of Surgery”
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Why have surgery with Dr. Rumbaut?

Certifications and Credentials
  • Mexican Council of General Surgery

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  • Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía Para La Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas A.C.

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  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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  • International Federation of Surgery for Obersity

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Expert in all bariatric procedures *
  • 21 years and over 8,000 surgeries
  • We have a 0% mortality incidence for Gastric Bypass, Gastric sleeve, Gastric band, Metabolic surgery, Robotic and adolescent surgeries.
  • Gastric Balloon
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Adolescents (NORMA NOM-008-SSA3-2010).
  • No. The gastric plication is a new procedure and there isn't enough data available at this time to draw any definitive conclusions regarding the safety and efficacy of this procedure.

* Data suggests that complication rates (including mortality) is directly related to the number of bariatric procedures performed.

Dr. Rumbaut’s multidisciplinary medical team will provide a tailored solution especially for you.

Statistically, success is more likely when you have the support of a multidisciplinary team (dietitian, management team, doctors, etc.)

  • Our surgical team of anesthesiologist, nurses and surgeons have been together for over 15 years.
  • Our team offers nutritional assessment from a certified Doctor specialized in Bariatric Nutrition.
  • Psychiatrist.
  • Fitness coach
  • Management Team.
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