new hope surgical

1950 N. Harlem Ave
Elmwood Park, IL

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Frederick M. Tiesenga, M.D.

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.


    • 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


    • 7/91-6/96 Illinois Masonic MedicalCenter Chicago, Illinois
    • 7/91-7/96 Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery Chicago, IL
    • 8/87-6/91 M.D., University of IllinoisCollege of Medicine Chicago, IL
    • 7/83-7/87 B.S., Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan


    • 1/12-Present President Medical Staff, Westlake Hospital
    • 1/12-Present Chair, Credentials Committee, Westlake Hospital
    • 1/12-Present Co-Chairman PLC Committee, Westlake Hospital
    • 9/11-Present Board Member, Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons
    • 5/11-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



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 

Juaquito (Jay) M. Jorge, M.D.

Dr. Jay Jorge is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship trained minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon. He has accomplished a versatile and solid career history employing medical expertise within hospital and clinical settings. His particular aptitude is in bariatric, robotic, minimally invasive, and general surgery as well as advanced endoscopy specializations.


    • August 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018
      Fellowship, Bariatric Surgery – University of South Florida School of Medicine – Tampa General Hospital – Tampa, Florida
    • July 1, 2015 – June 29, 2017
      Residency, General Surgery – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital – MacNeal Hospital – Jesse Brown VA Medical- Center Chicago, Illinois
    • July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015
      Residency, General Surgery – Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center St. John’s Riverside Hospital – New York Presbyterian Hospital – Bronx, NY
    • October 29, 2012 – May 31, 2013
      Post-doctoral Research – University of Illinois at Chicago – Department of Surgery, Translational Research Lab Stem Cell and Transplant Research – Dr. Amelia Bartholomew, Faculty Advisor – Chicago, Illinois
    • October 24, 2011 – October 23, 2012
      Fellowship, Burn Surgery – John H. Stroger Jr./ Cook County Hospital – Chicago, Illinois
    • September 27, 2010 – September 26, 2011
      Residency, General Surgery – University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital – Advocate Christ Medical Center – John H. Stroger Jr./ Cook County Hospital – Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Weiss Memorial Hospital – Chicago, Illinois
    • July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010
      General Surgery Internship – Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies – Bronson Methodist Hospital – Borgess Hospital – Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • May 4, 2009
      Doctor of Medicine – University of Sint Eustatius Sint – Eustatius, Netherlands
    • May 4, 2009
      Master of Science, Hyperbaric Med. – University of Sint Eustatius Sint Eustatius – Netherlands
    • December 30, 2005
      Bachelor of Science, Psychology – University of Maryland University College Adelphi, Maryland
    • November, 2005
      EMT – Paramedic – American Ambulance Services – Norwich, Connecticut


    • September 2018 – Present
      Medical Staff – Westlake Hospital – Division of Surgery – Melrose Park, Illinois
    • September 2018 – Present
      Medical Staff – West Suburban Hospital Medical Center – Division of Surgery – Oak Park, Illinois
    • September 2018 – Present
      Medical Staff – Community First Medical Center – Division of Surgery – Chicago, Illinois
    • September 2018 – Present
      Medical Staff – Rush Oak Park Hospital – Division of Surgery – Oak Park, Illinois
    • August 2018 – Present
      Medical Staff – Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital – Division of Surgery – Downers Grove, Illinois
    • November 2012 – June 2017
      Adjunct Surgical Staff – Weiss Memorial Hospital – Division of Surgery – Chicago, Illinois
    • July 2009 – July 2010
      Adjunct Clinical Faculty – Michigan State University – Department of General Surgery – Kalamazoo, Michigan


    • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery (#062863)
    • State Medical Board of Illinois License: License Number: 036.129844
    • State Medical Board of Florida License: License Number: ME 133346
    • ECFMG Number: 0-742-416-1
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


    • American College of Surgeons, Associate Member
    • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Candidate Member
    • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Candidate Member
    • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
    • American Medical Association


    • 2016
      Outstanding Teacher Award – Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine
    • 2007- 2009
      Medical School
      High Honors in Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology – Pediatrics, General Surgery, Radiology, Neuroradiology
    • 2008
      Medical School
      Honors in Internal Medicine
    • 2005
      Dean’s Award for Excellence
    • 1998-2004
      US Navy
      Navy Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2), Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, Navy Rifle Expert Medal, Navy Pistol Expert Medal, Fleet Marine Force Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Enlisted Aviation Specialist Insignia, Fleet and Marine Force Warfare Specialist Insignia