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