Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you preform the bariatric procedures on children?

Unfortunately, NO. “Why?” Is usually the follow-up question that we get and the answer is… “We would love to help children with health issues, but because Dr. Bustamante is not a pediatrician, he is not licensed or has privileges to treat patients under the age of 18 years.

How do I know if I am a candidate for an endoscopic weight loss procedure

If you have a BMI of 30 or more, you are. If you have tried many diets and exercising and you feel like you have lost some weight but then regain it back once you cannot maintain this rigorous lifestyle, this is for you! If you do not want to get surgery because you think it is too much, you are afraid of it or you do not qualify for it, this is also for you!

How do I decide what therapy is best for me?

Our experts will explain all your weight loss options thoroughly, will answer your questions and after a comprehensive discussion, YOU will be able to decide what is best for you. At Be Better Bariatrics all the decisions are patient-centered.

Am I making the right decision?

The answer is simple: YES! The decision is to change your life, start a new chapter, be more healthy, and most importantly to BE BETTER.

How do I get started?

Easy! Send us an email at and will work around your schedule to set up a free consultation. You can choose the option for phone or video call. We are ready to help and can’t wait to hear from you!

Where can I have the procedure done?

We are currently providing services in El Paso, Texas, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.,  and very soon, Las Cruces, NM.

Where can I have the procedure done?

Unfortunately no. These procedures are so innovative that, for the moment, are not covered by insurance. Gastric Bypass revision may in some cases, and depending on your insurance, be covered. However, there are some financing options available for you.

What is the cost for the ESG?

The cost of the procedure done in México is $6,000 dollars and $10,000 dollars when done in the US.


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