I strive to give my patients individualized attention and care. My goal is to give hope to my patients who have been affected physically, mentally, and emotionally by morbid obesity.

Frederick M. Tiesenga, M.D.

Frederick M. Tiesenga M.D.

I strive to give my patients individualized attention and care. My goal is to give hope to my patients who have been affected physically, mentally, and emotionally by morbid obesity.

Frederick M. Tiesenga, M.D.

Biography

Dr. Tiesenga is an award-winning board certified bariatric surgeon who is passionate about helping individuals achieve a healthier lifestyle. His success stems from the desire to innovate breakthrough procedures such as Single Incisions Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) and robotic surgery. Dr. Tiesenga’s continual innovation helps find better and more efficient practices to make it easier for patients. His bariatric specializations include the Lapband, Orbera gastric balloon, Gastric Sleeve, and SIPS bariatric procedure.

Hospital Affiliations

West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
Oak Park, IL

Westlake Hospital
Melrose Park, IL

Presence Resurrection Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Rush Oak Park Hospital
Oak Park, IL

Elmhurst Surgery Center
Elmhurst, IL

Oak Park Wound Care
Oak Park, IL

Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection
Chicago, IL

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Presence Saint Joseph Hospital
Chicago, IL

Education & Residency

07/1991 – 06/1996
Illinois Masonic MedicalCenter Chicago, Illinois

07/1991 – 07/1996
Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery Chicago, IL

08/1987 – 06/1991
M.D., University of IllinoisCollege of Medicine Chicago, IL

07/1983 – 07/1987
B.S., Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan

Honors & Positions Held

1/12 – Present
President Medical Staff, Westlake Hospital

01/12 – Present
Co – Chairman PLC Committee, Westlake Hospital

09/11 – Present
Board Member, Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons

05/11 – Present
Affiliate Faculty, Department of Surgery, Loyola University

12/7/10
Recipient of Ken Douglas Award, West Suburban Medical Center

11/10 – Present
Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Our Lady of Resurrection Hospital

2010 – Present
Vice Chairman of Surgery, West Suburban Hospital

2010 – Present
Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Westlake Hospital

2010 – Present
Allergan Proctor for Lap Band

2010 – Present
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Westlake Hospital

2009 – Present
Covidien Midwest Trainer for SILS

2005 – Present
Director of Bariatric Surgery, West Suburban Hospital

2003 – Present
Affiliate Surgeon of American Society of Bariatric Surgeons

2003 – Present
US Surgical Proctor for Bariatric Surgery

2002 – Present
Vice President New Hope Surgical Weight Loss Center

2002 – 2004
Vice Chairman, Dept. of Surgery, Westlake Hospital

Publications

01/2019
The LAP-BAND® Simplified: What you need to know about gastric banding + over 40 bariatric friendly recipes.
09/2018
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Graft versus Host Disease after Hematopoietic and Liver Transplantation: A Review

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