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

  • Please contact Dr. Thoman's office at 805-730-1470 for seminar dates and times. 

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

  • Please contact Dr. Zerey's office at 805-898-3472 for seminar dates and times. 

Personalized Care and Attention

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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.

Learn About Our Comprehensive Program

What to Expect After Bariatric Surgery

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You had your procedure. You stayed in the hospital and now you’re ready to go home. What now? Cottage Health bariatric surgeons and providers answer the important questions on your journey to good health.

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New Year, Healthy You

Leonidas and Minerva standing together

Since their bariatric surgeries in 2018, Leonidas and Minerva have lost over a combined 245 pounds.

Read their amazing story

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.