Welcome to the Caring Expertise of Dr. Francis W. Teng, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Francis W. Teng, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Francis Teng helps patients considered dangerously overweight to gain control over their bodies, health, life, and self-esteem. His range of surgical expertise enables patients to choose the best alternative for their special circumstances and his attentive follow-up care aims at sustaining the desired results.
Dr. Teng, a board-certified General Surgeon (American Board of Surgery), a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS), is Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at MountainView Hospital.
Dr. Teng completed his surgical residency at the renowned Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He brought his compassion and advanced technology skills to Las Vegas in 1998. As a specialist in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, he has performed thousands of advanced laparoscopic procedures and is now performing single incision surgeries.
In his diversity in General and Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Teng has performed more than 800+ Bariatric procedures including Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Gastric Banding since 2002. Today, he has also incorporated the newest procedure, the Sleeve Gastrectomy for surgical weight loss. In addition to Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Teng also 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 bringing long-term weight loss to morbidly obese patients led him to develop his comprehensive bariatric program in 2002 and 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 excellent "above national average" outcomes. He is well-recognized and has an award-winning reputation in the local community. He was voted top Laparoscopic Surgeon among his peers and the general public.
Top Doctor 2011 - 'Seven Magazine' Top Doctor 2011 - 'Las Vegas Life'
"I had surgery Dec2 2005 at 228pds....the pics were taken July2 2006 (7 months out) at 148...so 80 pounds down...BUT 83 INCHES!!! YEAH!!! I cant thank you all enough for the life you've given me BACK!! God bless to you and yours!! Oceans of love Shellaine West"