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About Us
Dr. Farida Bounoua provides a program that achieves great long-term outcome for patients. We believe strongly in comprehensive preoperative education and ongoing postoperative support in order to maximize patients' long-term success. 
To help insure that success, we have created a patient handbook to guide our patients before, during and after their surgery. The handbook offers a comprehensive overview of bariatric surgery and provides resource information and guidance regarding related nutrition, exercise and support groups. We are confident that our Handbook will provide answers to many of your questions throughout the weight-loss process. 

Weight loss surgery should never be viewed as a cure, but as a “tool” towards achieving long term weight loss. That is why our commitment to you is to provide the proper education, training and support necessary to optimize the use of this tool.

Cynthia Hancock is the office manager and bariatric coordinator for Dr. Farida Bounoua. She has extensive experience working with patients and providing caring support while taking you through the process of weight loss surgery. She is fluent is Spanish. She listens carefully and responds to your individual needs and your unique situation. She is perceptive and supportive of both your stated and unstated concerns.


Melody Nuno is committed to guiding patients through the process of coordinating their appointments, gaining insurance approval for surgery, as well as continuing patient education, and support before and after surgery. Melody works closely with Cynthia Perez and Dr. Bounoua to ensure the best patient care possible. Melody is also fluent in Spanish.

Cynthia Hancok
Melody Nuno
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