Dr. Brenda Brak, MD

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Family Medicine | Female

Dr. Brenda Brak, MD
Dr. Brenda Brak, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Barrington, IL. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Brak is affiliated with Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Dr. Brak accepts 8 insurance carriers

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Dr. Brak's Reviews

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3.7
based on 30 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Brak's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Lakemoor |
I've been a patient of Dr Brak for about 20 years. I think she's become so busy and overbooked, that she doesn't have the time to be thorough with each patient anymore. I was rushed through my last physical and didn't have the time or opportunity to address some concerns. There just isn't that doctor-patient caring relationship anymore.
Elmhurst, IL |
Dr. Brak is great if you can overlook the mean staff that check you in and make you feel like a criminal if you forget to bring your insurance card (even though you were there last week and nothing has changed). Also, don't try to get any help from their "medical assistant" she will tell you to go to the emergency room without even offering to make an appt for you.
in Dallas, TX |
My family has seen Dr. Brak for 25 years until we moved to Texas. But I am willing to fly back to Illinois to see her. That is how much I trust this doctor! I have never seen a doctor who has spent more time explaining things to me and my family, has such caring and concern for us and has diagnosed problems faster and accurately than anyone else!
in Wauconda, IL |
I love Dr. Brak. She has been my family's doctor for almost 25 years.
Roselle, IL |
would not schedule hospital follow up apointment
in Village of Lakewood, IL |
I've been a patient of Dr Brak for more than 24 years because she is awesome. You're never rushed during an appointment and she listens to all of your concerns. She makes sure you understand what you've been told about what you're being seen for. Dr Brak has a genuine concern for your health.
in Crystal Lake, IL |
Several years ago I was a patient of Dr. Derken. At that time I had been on Medicare disability for several years. Arriving for an appt. with Dr. Derken one day I was advised I would see Dr. Brak. At the visit Iwith Dr. Brak I was advised that I COST THE OFFICE MONEY any time I came in and was no longer welcome as a patient in their office. I was not permitted to see Dr. Derken and no longer welcome in the office as a patient. I would not consider this MD if you have complicated med. issue
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Luth Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Luth Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Blood Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Strep Test