David Chengelis

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 30 ratings

David Chengelis Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • About Me
    College: The University of Cincinnati,  Summa Cum Laude. Medical school: The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Residencies: Surgery: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan Internal Medicine: Indiana University Medical Center Indianapolis, Indiana Board Certified: The American Board of Surgery. 1998, 2008 The American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991 Current professional activities: Practice limited to surgery. Main focus: Advanced laparoscopic procedures including -Laparoscopic gastric bypass -Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy -Laparoscopic anti reflux -Laparoscopic hernia procedures -Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder). -Laparoscopic stomach and intestine procedures Organizations: Detroit Surgical Association Academy of Surgery of Detroit Oakland County Medical Society Michigan State Medical Society Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Michigan Bariatric Society Michigan Bariatric Society Collaborative American College of Surgeons Publications:  Dr. Chengelis wrote papers which were published in major journals in both general surgery and vascular surgery during his residency.  More recent articles involving work in bariatric surgery document his participation in research in the field of weight loss surgery.  He has presented research work before major scientific meetings. Medical Education:  Dr Chengelis has participated in the teaching of medical students from Wayne State University and now the recently formed Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.   He is an active educator in the training of surgical residents at Royal Oak and serves on various committees for Education and Quality Assessment. Board Certified: After successful completion of medical school, a surgeon must complete a minimum of five years of residency at an approved program, pass a written test and then pass an oral examination to obtain board certification.   The process is long and rigorous.   Every ten years, a surgeon is retested to stay board certified.  Surgeons are required to spend at least 50 hours a year in Continued Medical Education.  This process helps to insure that the American public is served by surgeons who are knowledgable, current, skilled and safe.     
  • Latest Reviews See all 30 reviews
    avatar Cher061375 on Jan. 20, 2018

    11 years ago I would have given a rating of 5+. Great surgeon who not only performed weight loss surgery on me but performed 2 subsequent surgeries with success. Compassionate doctor, trustworthy, hard working. Jump to fall 2017 and health problems that doctors involved suggested More...

    avatar wesman43 on March 23, 2014

    Excellent, caring, was with me every step of the way.

    avatar jesusgirl4ever2 on July 23, 2012

    I am so pleased with the care I received from Dr. Chengelis. He was kind, compassionate, caring and very knowledgeable on the procedure. He took time to answer all of my questions and never appeared to be rushed at my appointments. I highly recommend Dr More...

  • Location
    Royal Oak, MI 48073-6769
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