Puerto Vallarta International Airport – Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Code to make a reservation: PVR
Please remember that travel requires a valid passport.
Upon arrival at the Puerto Vallarta international Airport, you will be met by our driver. Your arrival could be the day before surgery between 9am and 8pm).
Your coordinator in Puerto Vallarta:
Name: Anakaren Vargas
Mobile: +1 619 653 7799
You will be driven to the hospital for your pre-op medical evaluations, which include blood work and EKG tests. You will also meet with our cardiologist who will go over your health history. When everything is ready, the surgery would start.
Please arrive fasting (nothing by mouth after midnight the night before surgery).
Upon your arrival to the hospital, you will be asked to complete some routine paperwork for admission to the hospital, you will be taken to a room where you will be prepared for surgery and will meet with your anesthesiologist and bariatric surgeons.
Puerto Vallarta stay at the hospital:
Depending on the procedure is the nights you will stay in the hospital, in case of gastric sleeve you will spend one night at the hospital, and then 2 more nights at the hotel, which is very close to the hospital (walking distance). In case of the gastric bypass or Duodenal switch, you will stay 2 nights in the hospital and then 2 more nights in the hotel. Each room has a comfortable, hospital-style bed and a private bathroom complete with security bars and hand showers for added convenience. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a high-definition television, a digital safe and more. Hospital room has a sofa where your companion can spend the night. Free wifi available.
Day after surgery and beyond:
The day after surgery, the patient is recovered. They are up and walking, and the clear liquid diet is started. A discharge from the hospital to the hotel follows on the day after surgery or second day after surgery (depending the procedure).
A recovery period of an additional 24-48 hours at the hotel is recommended. You should walk around the grounds and enjoy your beautiful surroundings during your recovery.
There is a small market right in between the hospital and the hotel (all walking distance), the hotel has beach access, so the patient is able to walk around the beach with a beautiful view.