Dr. Frederick Tiesenga, MD

Dr. Frederick Tiesenga, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Frederick Tiesenga, MD is a general surgery specialist in Elmwood Park, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

1950 N Harlem Ave

Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Tiesenga's Experience

Dr. Tiesenga's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Ill Masonic Metro Group Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Illinois Masonic Med Center Advocate Health Care Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tiesenga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tiesenga's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tiesenga to family and friends
49 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

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Dr. Tiesenga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

I want to thank god for a surgeon who is as kind and professional as Dr. Tiesenga. From the start of my treatment, he explained to me what would happen and properly prepared me for my operation. It was then that I felt a sense of relief. I wasn't afraid anymore because I knew I was in good hands....more
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Dr. Tiesenga gave me back my life. He performed gastric sleeve surgery on me two weeks ago, and already I have lost 22 pounds. I have received excellent care with no complication.
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I have had 2 surgeries with Dr. Tiesenga, Gall bladder removal and lap band. Although he appears very caring. I'm upset that I was originally told that I could have the lap band revision to sleeve in one step and to do the 6 month requirement. Which I did. Now being told that he no longer does the...more
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Excellent Doctor.
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My experience with Doctor Tisenga was great he's very understanding an I was very nervous about my gastric sleeve An he made me feel very comfortable An at ease the day of surgery An through my entire weight loss journey I highly recommend him if you want a good doctor with a lot of experience in...more
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