Angels Abroad, located in Guatemala, Latin America continues to be one of the most popular medical facilities in Guatemala City, offering a variety of services to individuals seeking quality and effective care in a variety of medical fields and technologies.

Treatments Offered

Angels Abroad offers a variety of treatments, including:

  • Obesity surgery - lap band, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass
  • Orthopedic care - total knee replacements, hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, ACL repair and reconstruction, shoulder replacement and other joint procedures
  • Cosmetic/plastic surgery - breast augmentation and reduction, face lifts, liposuction, tummy tucks, eyelid surgery, nose surgery, among others
  • Dentistry - crowns, root canal treatment, pediatric dental care, veneers, dental implants and prosthesis, and gum surgery
  • Fertility treatments and procedures
  • Cardiac care - heart valve replacement, diagnostic cardiac catheterization, heart bypass

Helping medical travelers plan their medical vacation, staff at Angels Abroad help provide travel arrangements and transparent information regarding doctors, surgeons, medical treatments, and clinic facilities. Angels Abroad also helps travelers obtain hotel accommodations, provides concierge and transportation services, a cell phone to contact the doctor, and transportation to and from appointments.

"It was cheaper to pay an air ticket to go to Guatemala, plus ground transportation, cell phone, concierge service, meals, hotel, all medical experts and included four nights at a five-star hospital, nurse service, a tour to a tourist attraction and paid companion expenses," says Margaret Mckenzie, a registered nurse from Grass Valley, California who utilized the services of Dr. Rodrigo Gonzalez Toledo, a U.S. strained bariatric surgeon for her open gastric bypass procedure.  "Although I had insurance, my co-payment payment in the U.S.  was nearly $24,000.  I saved $10,000 traveling to Angels Abroad for my procedure."


Staff at Angels Abroad are highly trained and experienced in their fields. Dr. Roberto Mendez, trained in bariatric surgery and gastric bypass surgery for weight loss, has practiced medicine for over a decade and is a Fellow of colon-rectum surgery at Mercy Hospital, Miami, Florida. He is a member of the American Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, a member of the School of Doctor and Surgery of Guatemala, and the Medical Association of Peten, Guatemala.

Dr. Adolfo Bonilla brings over two decades as experienced in thoracic and heart surgery, and has a Fellowship of heart surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Bonilla specializes in heart valve replacement and heart bypass surgeries.

Dr. James Hazbun has practiced aesthetic dentistry and implants for nearly three decades, and is a member of the Dental Association of Guatemala as well as the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Ennio Marsicovetere specializes in dental endodontics and root canal treatments and is an active member of the American Association of Endodontics, the Dental Society of Guatemala, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics.

"We are extremely pleased to offer such experience and expertise with our association with Angels Abroad in Guatemala, says Pramod Goel, CEO and Founder of PlacidWay, a medical provider based in Denver, Colorado. "As a member of the Medical Tourism Association, Angels Abroad offers certified, experienced an accredited care to international travelers that provides more options for affordable medical treatments."

Traveling to Guatemala for Medical Care

Guatemala is a blend of the old (the Mayan ruins) and the new (modern day cities like Guatemala City and Zacapa). Guatemala offers visitors rich dining experiences, exquisite shopping opportunities and friendly people. High standards of care, training, experience and expertise await medical travelers to this little known, but globally developing country in Central America.

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