Jose Jimenez - Cardio-Pulmonary Physician

Jose Jimenez Cardio-Pulmonary Physician

For the last seven years, Dr. Jimenez has served as Chief of the Cardiopulmonary and Preoperative program at Obesity Control Center® where he helps to prevent complications in obese patients at high risk.

A graduate of the University of Guadalajara School of Medicine, Dr. Jimenez was certified as a medical surgeon in 1990. His subspecialty is Internal Medicine and Critical Care and was Board Certified in Intensive Care Medicine in 1995. After serving as the Chief of the Intensive Care Department at Excel Hospital, he launched out as a pioneer and collaborator in the field of cardiac surgery and served as a Head of Cardiovascular Postoperative Care Service.

Throughout his 14-year career, he has been both founder and partner in a wide range of groups that have developed programs for cardiac surgery.

Since 2002, he is a collaborator and doctor in the Intensive Care Unit of Mexico's government hospital. This unit manages patients with renal transplants as well as dealing with trauma and coronary issues. Dr. Jimenez also serves as a professor for the continuing education medical program in medical internship and medical residency in the area of emergencies and general surgery.

For the last 10 years, he has been working on investigating degenerative diseases in the area of Oncology, implementing a new program of immunotherapy. Currently he is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians and the European Society of Intensive Care. He is a certified instructor in Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) with the Society of Critical Care.


Patients searching for a weight loss surgeon in Tijuana can visit Obesity Control Center to receive care from renowned surgeons Dr. Ortiz and Dr. Martinez. Together they have helped thousands of Mexico gastric bypass surgery, gastric balloon and gastric banding patients achieve their weight loss goals. Other procedures they offer include Tijuana gastric sleeve surgery and adolescent weight loss surgery.

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