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Diana Gabriela Maltonado Pintado

Program Coordinator and IBC Latin America Leader

  • Consultant Bariatric/Gastrointestinal and Robotic Surgeon

  • Member of the Institute of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome at Angeles Pedregal Hospital

  • Certified in Bariatric Surgery by:

CMCG – Mexican Council of General Surgery

CMCOEM – Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases

CONACEM – National Normative Committee of the Councils of Medical Specialties

  • Director of IBC Latin America

  • Co-Director 18th IBC Symposium at CMCOEM Annual Congress, Chiapas, México 2016.

  • Co-Director 20th IBC Symposium at ESBS Annual Congress, Cairo, Egypt 2016.

  • Co-Director 22th IBC Symposium at CMCOEM Annual Congress, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 2017

  • Co-Director 23th IBC Symposium at International Congress of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Buzios, Brazil 2017

  • Co-Director 24th IBC Symposium at the TOSS Annual Congress, Antalya, Turkey. 2017

  • Organizing Committee & Session Chair at the 1st IBC Oxford World Congress at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom 2018

  • Founder and Director of the 1st Refresher Online Course in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, (endorsed by IBC, IIECS, CLIO-HGRL and Angeles Pedregal Hospital)

  • Director of the CMCOEM Committee of Online Continual Medical Education (2015-2016)

  • Associate Professor of the Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Training at Rubén Leñero´s Hospital and the National Autonomous Mexican University (2013-2016)

  • Coordinator and Adjunct Professor: Surgical and Multidisciplinary Treatment for Obesity Course at Rubén Leñero´s Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico and the National Autonomous Mexican University, (2015-2016)

  • Consultant Bariatric Surgeon: Rubén Leñero´s Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico (2013-2016)

  • Consultant General Surgeon: Mexican Institute of Social Care, Mexico City, Mexico (2012 – current)


  • MD Mexican Faculty of Medicine, LaSalle´s University, Mexico City, Mexico (1998 – 2004).

  • General Surgery Residency at Angeles Pedregal Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico endorsed by LaSalle´s University (2006 – 2010).

  • Bariatric and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship at Angeles Pedregal Hospital, endorsed by LaSalle´s University (2010 – 2011)

  • Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship at Hospital iClinic Barcelona, Spain 2011

  • Robotic Surgery Certification, Bogotá, Colombia 2017

Docking Certification at Herman Memorial Hospital, Houston, USA 2013


  • IFSO Scholarship IFSO Vienna 2015

  • Medtronic Recognition for the coordination of the 4th Surgical and Multidisciplinary Treatment for Obesity Course (including implementation of biologic cadaveric models at the Autonomous Mexican University) 2016

  • Women Surgeons Award by the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Tijuana. Febrero 2017


    • Distal Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy with Splenic Preservation. A Case Report. Cirujano General, 2008;30(3):170-173

  • Pancreas Divisum and Pancreatitis. Cirujano General, 2009; 31(2):125-128

  • A Genetic Risk Score is Associated with Liver Fat Content and NASH in Mexicans with Morbid Obesity. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2014;00817

  • Altered DNA methylation in liver and adipose tissue derived from individuals with 
obesity and type 2 diabetes. Obesity, 2017

  • Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenic Preservation. Case Report. Cirujano General, 2008;30(3):170-173

  • A New Generation in Surgery: Robotic Surgery AESOP®. Boletín Médico de la Sociedad de la Beneficencia Española de Puebla. 2003.


  • General Surgery Mexican Association (AMCG)

  • Endoscopic Surgery Mexican Association (AMCE)

  • Mexican College of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases Surgery (CMCOEM)

  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

  • International Bariatric Club (IBC)


Diana Gabriela Maltonado Pintado
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