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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

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

  • General Surgery

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Presence Resurrection Medical Center
7435 W Talcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60631
Rush Oak Park Hospital
520 S Maple Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304

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PRIMARY CARE CENTER ELMWOOD PARK
1950 N Harlem Ave
Elmwood Park, IL 60707
7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 302
Chicago, IL 60631
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    Dr. Tiesenga's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • 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 of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • 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
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
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    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
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    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • 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 6 hospitals where Dr. Tiesenga has admitting privileges:

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    • Presence Resurrection Medical Center

    • Rush Oak Park Hospital

    • Westlake Hospital

    • Saint Anthony Hospital

    • Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection

    • West Suburban Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tiesenga

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    4.1 out of 5

    Dr. Tiesenga's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    30 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    30 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    29 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    27 responses

    Experience with Dr. Tiesenga

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    30 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    29 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    30 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    30 responses

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    Office Locations

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    PRIMARY CARE CENTER ELMWOOD PARK
    1950 N Harlem Ave
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708) 453-6800 (Office)
    (708) 453-3985 (Fax)
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    7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 302
    Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 774-1747 (Office)
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    1200 S York St Ste 4110
    Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (708) 453-6800 (Office)
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