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Hospital Velmar


Ensenada, Mexico

Dr. Leopoldo Herrera Chabert, MD

Dr. Leopoldo Herrera Chabert, MD

Bariatric Surgeon
at Hospital Velmar
Speciality Bariatric Surgery
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1978 (42 years since graduation)
About Dr. Leopoldo has over 25 years of professional experience in gastric bypass surgery and obesity treatments. Having studied abroad he is highly knowledgeable and up to date on the latest treatments. We list the specialized training he received abroad.
Education Medical Degree
National Autonomous University of Mexico 1972 – 1978

General Surgery Specialty Residency Program
National Medical Center, Mexico 1981 - 1985

Gastric and Endoscopic Surgery Fellowship Program
Queen Mary’s University Hospital, London – England 1985 - 1989

Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program
Health Center McGill University, Montreal – Canada 1999 – 2003
Professional Experience England 1985 – 1992 (Gastro-surgery)
• Queen Mary’s University Hospital
• St. James’ Hospital
• St. George´s Hospital
• Royal Masonic Hospital

Canada 1999 – 2007 (Bariatric-surgery)
• Health Center McGill University, Montreal
• Humber River Regional Hospital, Ontario
• Scarborough General Grace Hospital, Ontario
• Mc. Master University Medical Center, Ontario

Aside from his extensive professional experience, Dr. Leopoldo is also passionate about mentoring the next generation of surgeons as he currently lectures and demonstrates the latest techniques at Angeles Hospital. Dr Leopoldo has also received national recognition for his published medical literature:

“Prolene - Suture Web-Shoelace – Like Pattern: An Alternative to Avoid the Use of Mesh in the Repair of a Large Hiatus Hernia”
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques
Volume 25, Number 12, 2015
Certifications British Society of Gastroenterology
• Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
• Canadian Society of General Surgery
• Royal College of Surgeons, London, England
• Mexican Association of Laparoscopic Surgery
• Mexican Association of Gastroenterology
• Mexican Association of General Surgery
• Mexican Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
• Mexican College of Obesity surgery and Metabolic Illness
• Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgery
• IFSO; International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic disorders

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