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
  • October 30, 2019 - 6:30PM
  • November 27, 2019 - 6:30PM
  • December 18, 2019 - 6:30PM

    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)
    • November 11, 2019 - 5:45PM
    • December 9, 2019 - 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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      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.