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Brazil Gets Credit For Helping Start Medical Tourism

Brazil originally opened up medical options for patients outside of the US! In 1999, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein was the first outside of the US to be accredited by JCI.

Franco e Rizzi (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Contact Information

  • Rua Dr. Alceu de Campos Rodrigues, 46 - Conj. 62 e 63 Vila Nova Conceição
  • Moema
  • +55 11 3845 5820

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Franco e Rizzi Introduction

Introduction:

Dr. Roberto Rizzi and his team performed more then 3000  Laparoscopic surgeries. His team is specialized in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery as well as other Bariatric surgeries. Dr. Roberto Rizzi team of professionals includes  a dietitian, a psychologist, a physiotherapist, anesthesiologists, physicians and plastic surgeons; all specialized in obesity treatment. 

Dr. Rizzi prefers the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass procedure because it's safer and has fewer long term complications than other available weight-loss surgeries. Gastric bypass, which changes the anatomy of the digestive system to limit the amount of food a person can eat and digest. It is also the favored bariatric surgery in the United States.

Cost of obesity surgery is significant lower in Brazil then in many other countries. Also the quality and reputation of surgeons in Brazil makes many foreigners decide to come to Brazil for this procedure. Dr. Rizzi got patients from USA, UK, China, Mozambique, and other countries for these reasons.

Language Support:

English, Portuguese

Major Patients came from:

USA, UK, China, Mozambique

Payment Options:

Cash

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