Farida Bounoua, MD, FACS

Farida Bounoua, MD, FACS

Dr. Bounoua is a board-certified general surgeon and performs laparoscopic bariatric surgeries. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and completed her internship and residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Dr. Bounoua held a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Specialties: Bariatric Surgery

TeleVisits Available


American Society of Metabolic Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • The Society of American Gastroenterology Endoscopy (SAGES)


  • Medical Degree: University of Algeria National Institute of Higher Learning, 1987
  • Master’s Degree: Allergy and Immunology Residency Program, University of Paris Descartes, 1990
  • Residency: Emergency Medicine Diploma, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, University of Paris Descartes, 1997
  • Residency: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 2007
  • Internship: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 2002
  • Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2008


  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Spleen Surgeries
  • Hiatal Hernia Surgery
  • Appendectomy Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colorectal Surgeries
  • Inguinal Hernia 
  • Hemorrhoids Surgery
  • Single Incision Surgeries
  • Cyst and Lipoma Surgeries


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Lompoc Health -
North H Center

1225 North H St, Lompoc, CA

Family Practice, Specialty Mon - Thurs
8 am – 5 pm
8 am – 12 pm
Urgent Care Everyday
9 am – 9 pm