Farida Bounoua , M.D.

Dr. Farida Bounoa is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a Fellow of American College of Surgeons. She completed her internship and residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Following her training she pursued a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Dr. Bounoua has performed laparoscopic bariatric surgeries and general surgery procedures since 2001. She is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Metabolic Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Society of American Gastroenterology Endoscopy (SAGES). Dr. Bounoua has written several articles in many prestigious surgical journals, such as Annals of Vascular Surgery, American Journal of Hypertension, and the Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Providing a program that achieves great long-term outcomes for patients!

Dr. Bounoa and her staff strongly believe in comprehensive preoperative education and ongoing post-operative support in order to maximize patients’ long-term success.