At LIMARP International Center of Excellence for Obesity, we can proudly say that our medical team and staff are second to none; nowhere will you find more highly trained sensitive and compassionate health professionals.

Our status as an International Center of Excellence gives our patients the peace of mind of being cared for by a team that has been thoroughly evaluated against the most rigorous international standards. Our medical protocols have been designed exclusively for the bariatric surgical patient and always take into account every aspect of care. 


In addition to our surgical team, our medical team includes physicians certified in the areas of internal medicine, bariatric anesthesiology and hospital care, assisted by a remarkable nursing staff that is fully qualified in all competent areas. With the help of a multidisciplinary support team that includes certified nutritionists, psychologist and fitness experts, our patients are in the best possible position to successfully achieve long term weight loss. 


To find out more about our life-changing weight loss procedures, please fill out our contact form. 


Successful weight loss surgery not only depends on the surgeon, but on his or her whole team. Don’t put your health in the hands of someone who is not properly trained in the latest, most advanced techniques. Look for a doctor that has the necessary credentials and is recognized by all relevant national and international associations for weight loss surgery; this will give you the security that you’ve entrusted your process to the best possible hands.

Professional license 5777148, Autonomous University of Baja California


Dr. Pompa is LIMARP International Center of Excellence for Obesity’s CEO, founder, director and lead bariatric, metabolic and general surgeon. Her patients agree that she is not only a brilliant surgeon; she is also a tireless, caring and compassionate human being.


Dr. Pompa graduated from the Autonomous University of Baja California’s School of Medicine, achieving the prestigious Merit Award for academic excellence. Later on, when applying for her residency, she obtained first place in the National Surgical Residency exam.


Her natural surgical skills and brilliant academic performance were noted during her Surgical Residency at Tijuana’s General Hospital in Mexico, where she was appointed Chief of Residents, a first for a woman. She then had the opportunity to train at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota as a visiting resident, perfecting new and advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgical techniques.

After completing training at the European Institute of Telesurgery in Strasbourg, France, she became known for her extensive preparation in the field of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.


She is certified by Inamed and Johnson & Johnson and was designated Bariatric Surgeon of Excellence by Surgical Review Corporation; with the distinction of being the first woman to achieve this title at the international level.


She is a member of the following associations where she regularly attends and lectures:

  •  American College of Surgeons (Fellow of the American College of Surgeons)
  •  American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (International Member)
  •  Mexican Association of General Surgery
  • Mexican College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
  • French Society of Digestive Surgery


She is also certified by the Mexican Board of General Surgery,  the Mexican College of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and the American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.




Dr. Pompa is also an active medical writer and has created clinical and patient care guidelines for the overweight patient, through which she has helped thousands of people from all over the world suffering from obesity. In addition to all her clinical work, Dr. Pompa created the LIMARP FOUNDATION, to provide bariatric surgery for underprivileged patients and to promote healthy weight campaigns in her native city of Tijuana, Mexico.

Professional license 5610372, Autonomous University of Baja California

Dr. Marco Rodas is our board certified plastic surgeon and he is highly trained in addressing the special needs of people who have lost a large amount of weight.

Dr. Marco A. Rodas Nava, Plastic Surgeon, Autonomous University of Baja California; professional license 5610372, He is specialized in plastic and reconstructive surgery and is certified by the Mexican Council of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the Mexican Association for Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.


Dr. Rodas, is LIMARP Chief plastic and cosmetic surgeon, has over 20 years of experience. Dr. Rodas is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. He also has a fellowship in body contouring and novel techniques.



At LIMARP International Center of Excellence for Obesity, we can proudly say that our medical team and staff are second to LIMARP is an internationally renowned bariatric surgical center, recognized by its excellence, leadership and special focus on managing patients suffering from excess weight and obesity. Our certification as an International Center of Excellence for Obesity by Surgical Review Corporation is something we are very proud of and are committed to upholding their high standards every single day, not only through our medical care but through our state of the art facilities. 


Our hospital is equipped with the latest technology, featuring an intensive care unit, postoperative recovery room, several surgical endosuite operating rooms and multiple hospital rooms that are specially designed for overweight patients. More than 3000 weight loss surgery patients from Mexico, the United States, Canada and Europe can attest to the quality of our care and facilities.


We have distinguished ourselves internationally for being the most specialized and advanced Medical Tourism center for overweight patients. Our hospital was designed to be modern, functional, pleasant and relaxing; it is located within the Grand Hotel – Plaza Agua Caliente “Twin Towers” complex and offers beautiful views of the Tijuana Country Club Golf Course.


If you wish to find out more about our International Center of Excellence for Obesity please fill out our contact form.


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If you are one of the millions of Canadians that have struggled to lose weight or are looking into having plastic surgery and are ready to take definitive action,
do not hesitate to contact us by filling out our contact form.

You can also call our Canadian phone number to schedule a free consultation:

(306) 500-6618

Or call our toll free numbers:

1-844-DRPOMPA (Toll Free)    |    1-844-4LIMARP (Toll Free)


Blvd. Agua Caliente 4558-601 Col. Aviación., 22420 Tijuana, México

CA: (306) 500-6618
Toll free: 1-844-DRPOMPA Toll free: 1-844-4LIMARP