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(KAIT) one hand I got the Red Wolves and in the other one I got the Razorbacks, said Dr. Guillermo Alvarez. I go crazy here with my patients down here, Alvarez has performed more than 12,000 endobariatric surgeries.More than 1,500 of those have been patients from Northeast Arkansas.According to Alvarez some of these patients have even been referred to them by their primary care physician.normally have a good relationship with doctors in the states back home, especially in North East Arkansas, he said.He been doing the surgery for more than 11 years and even recruited one of his former patients to help future patients in Northeast Arkansas.very good friends with several doctors in this town and they all highly recommend him, said Brandi Carter, patient coordinator for Dr. Alvarez.She had endobariatric surgery in Mexico in 2015 and lost more than 150 pounds.saved my life, she said. whatever I can do to help the next person, that what I want to do. said she simply wants to help others on their journey to weight loss.feel like God gave me a purpose and this is it, she said.Heidi Carnathan will soon cross the border for the weight loss procedure.She said health issues and a desire to be a better parent pushed her to look into the procedure.do want to be healthier for my kids and just be here for them, Carnathan said.Carnathan says she has kept quiet about her plans to travel out of the country for the life changing surgery.did research and I did a lot of thinking and praying about it and I have a peace about and I know it what I want to do and I don want people talking me out of it, she said.Research is something Dr. Alvarez asks all his patient to do before committing to the surgery out of the country.He been doing the surgery for 11 years and worked on more than 12 thousand patients.She said she was surprised when she found out one of her friends had the surgery done in Mexico in the past.thought this was something I would never do, she said.However, after doing some research and talking to that friend she now knows this is the right choice for her.She said the research about the procedure put her mind at ease.Dr. Alvarez spoke to Region 8 News via Skype and said he follows the same guidelines when choosing patients as doctors in the United States.Patients must have a BMI of 35 or above as well as a co morbidity such as diabetes, or a BMI of 41 or higher to be approved for the surgery.