Juan Francisco Hidalgo, MD. Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon

Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery

Hospital CMQ Affiliated Physician


Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo, MD. Bariatric Surgeon. Dr. Hidalgo is a Specialist in Bariatric Surgery with more than a decade of experience. He uses the highest technology in his minimally invasive procedures for weight loss surgery. He has performed thousands of successful surgical procedures and is considered one of the best bariatric and laparoscopic surgeons in Puerto Vallarta and Mexico´s western region.

His exceptional technique and ability for a wide range of procedures in his area, allow him to carry himself with high professionalism and ethics. Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo graduated with high honors from the University of Guadalajara, achieving an outstanding academic performance during his studies in Medical School.


  • Education: MD, Autonomous University of Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico (1996-2000)
  • Undergraduate internship: General Hospital, Mexico (2000-2001)
  • Specialty: General Surgery, Tijuana´s General Hospital, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico (2006-2010)
  • Specialty Internship/Fellowship: Rosarito General Hospital, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico
  • Awards: High honors for academic performance during medical school (1996 – 2000), Scientific research award (1997)

Professional Development and Certifications, Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo:

  • Course Assistant at the A.T.L.S. “Advanced Trauma Life Support”, 2007.
  • “Total Nutrition Therapy Version 2.0”, 2007.
  • Assistance to the Basic Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, 2008.
  • Advanced Diploma of Laparoscopic Surgery, UNEME. Nayarit, 2012.