Dr. Francis Teng, MD

Dr. Francis Teng, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(55)

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Dr. Francis Teng, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

Francis W Teng, M.D.

3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 508

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Teng performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Teng's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Teng "Dr. Francis Teng serves as the Medical Director of the Surgical Weight Loss Center, and performs daVinci robotic surgery at the Las Vegas Institute for Robotic Surgery. His specialties include Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and General Surgery. Practicing Bariatric Surgery in Las Vegas since 2002Surgery Division Director (2001 - 2007)Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at MountainView Hospital (2005 - Present)Member Critical Care Committee MountainView (2003 - 2008)University of Nevada School of Medicine Outstanding Community Teacher, 2001Diplomat American Board of SurgeonsSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons MemberAmerican Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Member"

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

41  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 1/23/2015
    Amount or Range: $320,781.31
    Nature of Complaint: Alleged negligent laparoscopic Cholecystectomy resulting in injury to bile duct and adjacent structures resulting in need for roux en y procedure in a then 42year old married male.
    State: Nevada
0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • UNLV/Nev Sch Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Cedars Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Grace Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Consumers Research Council of America "America's Top Surgeons Award", 2006,2008,
  • Voted Top Surgeon - Las Vegas Life Magazine, 2004, 2006
Media & Publications

Dr. Teng has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teng's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teng to family and friends
55 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Teng's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Teng Says:
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Dr. Teng welcomes all feedback from his patients.  He has the highest recommendations from doctor's in Las Vegas.  He understands the challenges  his patients are facing economically and fights for your insurance to cover more for each of his patients.  The entire staff will assist in making this the best surgical experience.

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Patient Comments (14)

Dr Teng was outstanding!!!! Review would be 5+ stars, if it wasn't for his manager Tina. She is nothing but RUDE! Rude on day 1, rude on pre surgery check in, ride at survery follow up and rudest of all when you call about being over charged!! Gall bladder is out, wanted Dr Teng to do my weight...more
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He deserves no stars, no bedside manner. Rude. Made my daughter with depression cry.
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I had GERD surgery best decision of my life no more heartburn no more pain. Best surgeon he takes care of you like family.
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My husband and I are thankful to God for directing us to Dr. Teng eight years ago. Over these eight (8) years Doctor Teng has performed a combined five surgical procedures on my husband and myself. Doctor Teng is the epitome of what a medical professional should be. He is smart, focused and...more
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Dr teng is. Very compassionate an smart. He saved my mothers life by referring us to a dr that did her surgery. He really cares an will explain everything in a way that you can understand. Highly recommend
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