Dr. Marco Castañeda Ortiz





Dr. Marco Castañeda Ortiz is a highly skilled surgeon with extensive experience in bariatric and general surgery, having performed over 1000 bariatric procedures throughout his career. He has also played a pivotal role in educating future surgeons as a professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). His dedication to medical excellence and academic training has made him a prominent figure in his field.

His commitment to healthcare and the training of future surgeons is evident in his experience and contributions in both clinical and academic settings.


  • 2019: Hernia University, New York – Complex Hernia Surgeon: Hernia Surgery. 
  • 2007: GastroObeso Center, São Paulo, Brazil – Bariatric Surgeon: Bariatric Surgery. 
  • 2004: National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City – Specialization in General Surgery: General Surgery. 
  • 1997: Autonomous University of Puebla, Puebla – Medical Surgeon and Obstetrician: General Medicine.
  • Certified by the Mexican College for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases (CMCOEM).
  • Certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery (CMCG).

My passion is to transform lives through bariatric surgery, offering my patients a new chance at health and well-being.