Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, PC

David L. Chengelis, MD

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Weight Loss, Hernia, Reflux and Gallbladder in Royal Oak, MI

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About Dr. Chengelis

With over 21 years of experience, Dr. David Chengelis, president and founder of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery P.C. in Royal Oak, Michigan, is a leading laparoscopic and robotic surgeon practicing at Beaumont Health serving residents in and around the Detroit area. He is board-certified in surgery. Dr. Chengelis focuses on performing advanced, minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures to address gallbladder issues, hernias, and gastrointestinal reflux. He also offers bariatric surgeries such as gastric sleeve and bypass to aid in weight loss.

Dr. Chengelis completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Cincinnati, graduating summa cum laude, before earning his medical degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He served his residency in internal medicine at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis and his surgical residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. He also completes at least 50 hours of continued medical education each year to ensure he stays up-to-day with advances in surgical and medical technology.

Dr. Chengelis is a member of several medical organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and currently serving as the president of the Michigan Bariatric Society. He is an active educator for surgical residents at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. In addition to researching bariatric surgery, he has contributed to and written articles on general and vascular surgery published in prestigious medical journals.

"I am filled with gratitude that fellow health care professionals have chosen me yet again to be honored by HOUR magazine as a Top Doc for 2018. "

-Dr. David Chengelis 

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    "Dr. Chengelis is an excellent doctor who cares about his patients, returns calls promptly, asks for suggestions for future patients, and takes time to explain..."

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    "Dr. Chengelis was very knowledgeable, kind, caring and made me feel comfortable from the moment he walked into the exam room. I was completely satisfied with my care..."

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    "Dr. Chengelis was understanding, patient, and comforting when I was making the decision to have my surgery. I couldn't be more pleased with his work."

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    "I have had great success with the gastric sleeve and I would recommend Dr. Chengelis as a surgeon. All of the aches and pains that I used to have are now gone."

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    "Dr. Chengelis is awesome. He did exactly what he said he would do. He made my experience pleasant and I feel wonderful. So happy I decided to do something to change..."

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    "Dr. Chengelis is an excellent surgeon! I had the gastric sleeve on March 29, 2017. I healed well and do not have any scars or complications."

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    "Dr. Chengelis is an amazing doctor who has raised the bar for his professionalism, expertise and the quality of care he provides to his patients. Thank you..."

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Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, PC
3535 W. 13 Mile Road , Suite 209
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Phone: 248-289-3614
Fax: 248 291-6518
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