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Dr. John Cheregi, MD
Bariatric Surgeon

“I want my patients to feel that I’m here at every step of the way. This is a life-changing journey. From the very first conversation about the challenges you face – through surgery and follow-up – we are right by your side. We are committed to helping you reach your goals.”

Background & Philosophy

Dr. Cheregi’s specialty is bariatric surgery for medical weight loss. He understands the challenges that his patients face and has a personal passion for helping them achieve long-term success. By working closely with patients to choose the right procedure and make long-term lifestyle changes, Dr. Cheregi helps them envision (and realize) a new future.

Dr. Cheregi is fellowship trained in both advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery. His patients appreciate his positivity and his judgement-free approach to addressing their challenges. Dr. Cheregi emphasizes education, encouragement and collaboration to help his patients achieve their personal lifestyle goals.

Meet Dr. John Cheregi

Education & Training

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics | 2012-13
Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery

University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals | 2007-2012
Residency in General Surgery

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine | 2003-2007
Medical Degree May 2007

Finch University of Health Sciences  |2001-2003
Masters of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences

DePaul University | 1998-2001
Bachelors of Science in Biology 

University of Minnesota | 1995-1998
Completed 2.5 years undergrad studies

Dr. John Cheregi

Areas of Specialties:

+ General Surgery
+ Bariatric Surgery

Techniques Used:

+ Conventional Surgery
+ Robotic Surgery
+ Minimally Invasive Surgery

Hospital Affiliation:

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

John Cheregi MD

“I want my patients to feel that I’m here at every step of the way. This is a life-changing journey. From the very first conversation about the challenges you face – through surgery and follow-up – we are right by your side. We are committed to helping you reach your goals.”

Background & Philosophy

Dr. Cheregi’s specialty is bariatric surgery for weight loss. He has a personal passion for helping patients achieve long-term success. Dr. Cheregi understands the challenges that his patients face. Obesity can be a chronic condition that requires medical intervention. By working closely with patients to choose the right procedure and make long-term lifestyle changes, he helps them envision a new future.

Dr. Cheregi is fellowship trained in both advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery. His patients appreciate his positivity and his judgement-free approach to addressing their challenges. Dr. Cheregi emphasizes education, encouragement and collaboration to help his patients achieve their personal lifestyle goals.

Education & Training

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics | 2012-13
Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery

University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals | 2007-2012
Residency in General Surgery

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine | 2003-2007
Medical Degree May 2007

Finch University of Health Sciences  |2001-2003
Masters of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences

DePaul University | 1998-2001
Bachelors of Science in Biology 

University of Minnesota | 1995-1998
Completed 2.5 years undergrad studies

Areas of Specialties:

+ General Surgery
+ Bariatric Surgery

Techniques Used:

Conventional Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Hospital Affiliation:

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital