I don’t live in Ecuador; can I still have the surgery?

Of course! Patients from all over the world, and especially from Latin America, choose to travel to Ecuador to undergo surgery and return to their country of origin after a few days. You only have to stay in Ecuador for five days and we can assist you with all the logistics.

Medical tourism in Guayaquil

The Dr Trino Andrade was appointed by the Guayaquil Mayor's Office and the Public Tourism Company as Honorary Ambassador of the city for promoting medical tourism. Year after year, patients from all over the world come to Guayaquil for Bariatric Surgery because it is well known for having the highest quality standards. In order to provide a complete, unforgettable experience, we’ve teamed up with the Public Tourism Company to let our patients know about the different things the beautiful city of Guayaquil has to offer.

What to do in Guayaquil?

  • The Salado Pier
  • Colonial Neighborhood
  • The Port of Santa Ana
  • Historic Park of Guayaquil
  • The “lake” park
  • The White Peak
  • Centennial Park
  • Metropolitan Cathedral of Guayaquil
  • Samanes Park

The cost of bariatric surgery in Ecuador

Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric sleeve surgery is priced at $ 6,500 ALL INCLUSIVE. The price includes the costs of the clinic, hospitalization, medicines, medical fees, materials, etc. If gastric bypass is required, the cost is $ 8,500 ALL INCLUSIVE. Which technique is right for you will be determined during a prior evaluation and it will be based on your body mass index.

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Frequently asked questions - FAQ

You will be able to resume activities 6 days after surgery.

Patients must take daily walks from the first day of hospital discharge. During the first postoperative month, the most prudent thing is to limit yourself to one-hour walks, trying to cover an increasingly greater distance.

Indeed, operated patients can have healthy pregnancies without risk for the child, but it is recommended not to do so during the first postoperative year.

Surgery lasts between 45 minutes and 1 hour

Of course. You only have to stay in Ecuador for five days and we can assist you with all the logistics. In fact, we have all-inclusive packages for our patients who live abroad.


Throughout his career, the bariatric surgery procedures of Dr. Trino Andrade Zambrano have changed the lives of more than 8.000 patients. Specialized in Digestive and Bariatric Surgery in France and Brazil.