Weight-Loss Surgery at Cottage Health

If you struggle to lose weight using conventional methods such as dieting, exercise, behavior therapy, and/or medication, weight-loss surgery may be your answer.

We offer a comprehensive program featuring several safe and highly effective surgery options including Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and LAP-BAND surgery. As an experienced Center of Excellence, Cottage Health has performed over 3000 weight-loss surgeries since 2004.

David Thoman, MD - Medical Director

David Thoman, MD - Cottage Health, Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Call 805-730-1470 for Seminar Registration

Farida Bounoua, MD

Farida Bounoua, MD - Cottage Health, Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Call 805-879-4011 for Seminar Registration

Marc Zerey, MD

Marc Zerey, MD - Cottage Health, Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Call 805-898-3472 for Seminar Registration

Free Bariatric Weight-Loss Seminar Schedule

For your convenience, we offer free bariatric weight-loss surgery seminars in cities throughout our community. If you are between 18 and 65 years old, get the facts about weight-loss surgery from the hospital you trust.

David Thoman, MD - Medical Director - Seminar Schedule - 805-730-1470

  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Gibraltar #2 Conference Room
  • December 18, 2019 - 6:30PM
  • January 29, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • February 26, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • March 25, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • April 29, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • May 27, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • June 24, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • July 29, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • August 26, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • September 30, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • October 28, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • November 18, 2020 - 7:00PM
  • December 30, 2020 - 7:00PM

Farida Bounoua, MD - Seminar Schedule - 805-879-4011

  • Please contact Dr. Bounoua's office at 805-879-4011 for seminar dates and times. 
 

Marc Zerey, MD - Seminar Schedule - 805-898-3472

  • Santa Barbara - Sansum Clinic, 317 W. Pueblo (1st Floor)
  • December 9, 2019 - 5:45PM
  • January 13, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • February 10, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • March 9, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • April 13, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • May 11, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • June 11, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • July 13, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • August 10, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • September 7, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • October 12, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • November 9, 2020 - 5:45PM
  • December 14, 2020 - 5:45PM

Personalized Care and Attention

Doctor smiling and sitting with a patient

Bariatric surgery represents a life-changing decision and our team at the Center for Weight-Loss Surgery will be with you every step of the way.

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Finding a Weight-Loss Program Where the Weight Stays Off

Cottage Heart & Vascular Center Patient - Hank

You’d never know it to see him now, but for most of Hank’s life, he struggled with weight issues. 

Wanting to break the cycle of ups and downs, Hank found the Cottage Center for Weight Loss Surgery. “There were a lot of options out there,” Hank said. “But I knew Cottage was the right place for me.”

Hank's Story

Weight-Loss Surgery Patient

Cottage Center for Weight Loss Surgery Patient - Kathi Dickerson

After a procedure at the Cottage Center for Weight-Loss Surgery, Kathi lost over 100 pounds, no longer suffers from joint pain and is able to live the lifestyle that she enjoys.

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Decreasing Readmissions through Opportunities Provided (D.R.O.P)Metabolic and Bariatric Video

This video is being made available to provide education and support throughout a metabolic and bariatric surgery journey.