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Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo

Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo, Md - Us Board-certified Weight Loss Surgeon
Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo, MD is a US board-certified weight loss surgeon in Mexico.
Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo, MD is a Tijuana bariatric surgeon and is one of the top ranked, board-certified weight loss surgeons in Mexico.

Dr. Illan's expertise in Bariatric Surgery

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Dr. Jalil Illan is a recognized expert in laparoscopic surgery who has performed over 16,500 metabolic and bariatric surgeries; 6,000 revision surgeries, and helped more than 22,000 patients.

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During this time, he distinguished himself by publishing research articles in the fields of Obesity and General Surgery. Afterwards, Dr. Illan completed an intensive four year fellowship program in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery with world-renowned surgeon, Dr. Juan Lopez Corvalá.

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Dr. Jalil Illan received his medical degree from Baja California University, College of Medicine where he graduated at the top of his class and was recognized with surgical honors. Dr. Illan completed his General Surgery Training at Sonora State General Hospital located in Hermosillo.

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Dr. Jalil Illan completed advanced courses in both Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass at the prestigious Hospital Oswaldo Cruz Sao Paulo, Brazil – which holds a position as one of the most recognized healthcare institutions in Brazil.

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He has also completed advanced training in Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr. Illan currently serves as Chief of the Emergency Room Surgery at Regional Hospital IMSS #1 (Baja California area).

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Dr. Jalil Illan is known for his expertise in minimally invasive surgery and has earned an international reputation as a top Tijuana bariatric surgeon.

Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo's
Personal Background

Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo
  • Place of Birth: Tijuana, Baja California
  • Current Residency: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
  • Languages Spoken: Spanish and English
  • CURP: IAFS770527HBSLRL07
  • Medical License #: 4405180
  • Surgeon License #: 5472191
Notable Highlights

Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo Notable Highlights

  • Dr. Jalil Illan leads a Top-Rated Mexico Bariatric Surgery Team
  • Dr. Illan’s team consists of dedicated and experienced Tijuana bariatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, dietitians, nurses and support staff that pride themselves on superior patient care and long-term weight loss success.
  • Operates at Hospital BC “International Center of Excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery”
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeon (FACS)
  • Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS)
  • Master Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgeon of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
  • Provides comprehensive pre and post-op education and aftercare support
  • Surgery training under world-renowned surgeon, Dr. Juan Lopez Corvalá, MD
  • Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo is currently Chief of the Emergency Room Department of Surgery at Regional Hospital IMSS
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Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo Bariatric Surgery Experience

  • Dr. Illan has performed over 16,500 metabolic and bariatric surgeries.
  • He has performed over 6,000 Bariatric Revision Surgeries.
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Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo Advanced Courses & Surgical Training

  • Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo Professional Membership

  • Member, Hospital Ethics Committee at Regional Hospital IMSS No. 1
  • Member, Mexican College for the Surgery of Obesity A. C.
  • Member, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Member, Mexican Association of General Surgery
  • Member, Latin American Federation of Surgery
  • Member, International Society of Surgery
  • Member, Tijuana Medical Board
  • Member, Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgery
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Professional Experience: Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo

  • January 2013 – current
    Member of Hospital Ethics Committee at Regional Hospital IMSS No. 1 (Mexican Social Security Institute, Baja California area).

  • 2012 – current
    CFO at Baja Bariatrics, Specialized Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico, Tijuana Baja California, Mexico.

  • February 2012 – current
    Chief of Emergency Room Department of Surgery at Regional Hospital IMSS No. 1 (Baja California area)

  • February 2010 – current
    Staff Surgeon, General Surgery Department at IMSS No. 1 of the Mexican Social Security Institute.

  • January 2009 – December 2012
    Staff Physician, Surgery Trauma and Critical Care Department of Red Cross Hospital, Tijuana Baja California.

  • January 2009 – December 2010
    Program Coordinator at Dr. Juan Lopez Corvalá, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship.

  • June 2008 – February 2012
    Chief Surgeon, Department of Surgery in General Hospital of Playas de Rosarito.


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