About the Host: Dr. Ariel Ortiz® MD, FACS, IFASMBS is a Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Leader in Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director of Obesity Control Center®. A pioneer in his specialty, he is accredited with several surgical techniques currently used in the world. He has performed over twenty thousand weight loss procedures in patients from all continents and has also performed surgery in all corners of the world. Dr. Ortiz is currently Professor of Surgery and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Autonomous University of Baja California, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, where he also graduated and where he was granted the highest academic recognition, the “A.H. Robbins” award. This recognition was given to him by Mexico’s former president, Carlos Salinas de Gortari. Dr. Ortiz was president of the Mexican College of Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Diseases and is currently fellow of several professional organizations, including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity, and the American College of Surgeons. He has also received several awards, has given presentations all around the world and is the author of several published articles in peer-reviewed journals, and textbook chapters. Dr. Ortiz has appeared in several famous talk shows like The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Doctors Show, Nightline, among others. He was selected as “one of the most influential surgeons in America” by Newsweek Magazine and was selected as one of the rising starts in the healthcare sector by the Entrepreneur magazine.
In these episodes, we compare the quality of food from today and 30 years ago. Also, we present a smartphone app designed for everyone (From people that can't move, to overweight athletes) with James Boulden. And in the last podcast, we invited a special guest Dr. Martinez to discuss how having a Team of Surgeons [...]
Change starts at breakfast; stop bad habits, do exercise, go for a hike! take care of yourself. Remove toxins if you want a normal life once again. What you actually need to do if you are planning to change your life on January 1st and how to know what makes you a candidate for weight [...]
The benefits of grass fed beef. Knowing what is in your food can prevent obesity and so many diseases related to it. It also includes a special guest, owner of "holy cow" who talks about how the meat they serve is prepared.
In these segments, we talk about the importance of knowing what is in the food we eat, how times have changed medical standards, why weight loss surgery is a better option than other weight loss solutions and the personal opinion of one of our patients!
We will give you all the details of how to make sure you are receiving all the information you need to know on where to decide to have weight loss surgery if you are traveling outside your country.
Organic produce and animal protein, dairy and eggs are essential for health. We are tackling the controversy of the term Organic and what it really means to consumers. We will breakdown the meaning and when you can trust the term as well as how to detect if the term is used loosely. More importantly Dr [...]
Nutrition, over-nutrition, and malnutrition are coexisting creating an obesity pandemic. Did you know you can have weight loss surgery even though you are not overweight? We will tell you how weight loss surgery works and how you can find out if you are a candidate!
How is it science develops these amazing discoveries but it isn't until the mainstream media and Kim Kardashian loses 60 pounds on the Keto Diet that people start asking about it? Dr Ortiz explains the basics on what the Keto diet is and how it is different from every diet ever used for weight loss. [...]