At Advanced Surgical Care in Las Vegas, Dr. Francis Teng provides caring assistance to patients, who are considered dangerously overweight, gain control over their bodies, health, life, and self-confidence. His wide range of surgical expertise enables him to aid patients in choosing the absolute best alternatives for their unique circumstances. His attentive bedside manner, paired with his compassionate mannerism, helps his patients feel at ease throughout every step of their procedure, recovery and follow up care.
An American Board of Surgery certified General Surgeon, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS), and Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at MountainView Hospital, Dr. Cheng is widely recognized as one of the finest surgeons in practice.
Dr. Teng completed his surgical residency at the distinguished Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. In 1998, he brought his innate patient compassion and advanced academic medical technology skills to Las Vegas. A specialist in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, he has performed thousands of successful Advanced Laparoscopic procedures and now performs single incision surgeries.
An impeccably skilled General and Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Teng has performed over 800 Bariatric procedures, including Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Gastric Banding. Recently, he has incorporated an advanced procedure, the Sleeve Gastrectomy for some patients who desire surgery for weight loss. Additionally, Dr. Teng performs numerous Advanced Laparascopic General Surgery Procedures, including: Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux (GERD), Laparoscopic Adrenal/Spleen/Pancreas removal, Laparoscopic Colon/Small Intestinal surgery, Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia repair, Laparoscopic Gallbladder and Hernia surgery.
Dr. Teng's passion for helping morbidly obese patients obtain long-term weight loss surgeries, which help them live normal, fully functional and healthy lives, led him to develop his comprehensive bariatric program in 2002 which today is nationally recognized as a "Center of Excellence" program (COE). He strives to provide the safest and most comprehensive surgical and post-operative care to each individual, as demonstrated by his recognized "above national average" results.
Dr. Teng has been recognized in Newsweek magazine, has won several awards, and was voted top Laparoscopic Surgeon among his peers and the general public.
To learn more about Advanced Surgical Care and Dr. Francis W. Teng, visit www.fwtengbariatrics.com or call (702) 838-5888 to schedule your appointment today.
Dr. Francis W Teng's Qualifications and Experience
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine - Date: 1991
Cedars Sinai Hospital - Date: 1998
Grace Hospital - Date: 1993
American Board Certified in General Surgery
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS)