Dr. Frederick M. Tiesenga, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

1950 N Harlem Ave
Elmwood Park, IL 60707
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Dr. Tiesenga's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Presence Resurrection Medical Center
7435 West Talcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631
Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection
5645 West Addison
Chicago, IL 60634

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tiesenga

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1950 N Harlem Ave
Elmwood Park, IL 60707
7447 W Talcott Ave Suite 302
Chicago, IL 60631
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    Dr. Tiesenga's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2004
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastrotomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant & Whipple Procedure)
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    Less
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    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Tiesenga

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Ill Masonic Metro Group Hosps
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Illinois Masonic Med Center Advocate Health Care Chicago
    Complete in 2007
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tiesenga & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Tiesenga's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Tiesenga has admitting privileges:

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    • Presence Resurrection Medical Center

    • Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection

    • Westlake Hospital

    • West Suburban Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tiesenga

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tiesenga to family and friends

    29 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Tiesenga's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    29 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 26 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Tiesenga
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    29 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    29 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Tiesenga accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • MultiPlan
    • Pipefitters
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    1950 N Harlem Ave
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708) 453-6800 (Office)
    B
    7447 W Talcott Ave Suite 302
    Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 774-1747 (Office)
    C
    1200 S York Rd Suite 4110
    Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (708) 453-6800 (Office)
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