Frederick Tiesenga, MD

1950 N. Harlem Ave.
Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707

Frederick M. Tiesenga, MD

General Surgery

Frederick M. Tiesenga MD

1950 N. Harlem Ave.
Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707
Fax: (708) 456-1718
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About Me

"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."

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Residency Illinois Masonic Medical Center - Advocate Health Care, Chicago
  • Medical School University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
  • Fellowship Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center - Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • General Surgery
  • AMITA Health Holy Family Medical Center Des Plaines
  • AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago
  • AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago
Medical Interests
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Problems
  • Cancer / Oncology Patients
  • Esophageal Problems
  • Gall Bladder Disease
  • Gastric Plication
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Lap Band
  • Lap Band Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • No-Scar Surgery (SILS)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • SILS
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)
  • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)
  • Wound Care
Office Number(708) 453-6800

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Insurance Types Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield POS
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Great-West Life POS
  • Great-West Life PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Workmans Comp


AMITA Health offers a full range of services for you and your family. From acute care and obstetrics to cardiac and emergency care, we're committed to providing quality care that is open, inclusive and compassionate, delivered with dignity and empathy for all.

Our Story

Our Story

AMITA Health is a faith based health system created by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible. We are a new health system that integrates our founding organizations' nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. 

Clinical Research

Clinical Research

AMITA Health is committed to advancing medicine through clinical research. Clinical research trials are a way to test the safety and effectiveness of new ideas and procedures in an ethical, controlled environment. Many of the current medical treatments available today were developed in a clinical research trial.