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Dr. Grace Mak, MD

Pediatric Surgery ·  Female · Age 41

Dr. Mak

Dr. Grace Mak, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2000 and specializes in pediatric surgery.


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(773) 702-6175

Dr. Mak accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Mak's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mak treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 22% of her peers

Dr. Mak treats this condition more than 22% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mak treats Abdominal Disorders more than 21% of her peers

Dr. Mak treats this condition more than 21% of her peers

Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mak treats Hernia more than 14% of her peers

Dr. Mak treats this condition more than 14% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Dr. Mak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achalasia
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bowel Resection
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Circumcision
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Fetal Disorders
  • Flail Chest
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intussusception
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenopathy 
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Oophorectomy
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pectus Excavatum Macrocephaly Dysplastic Nails
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Pilomatrixoma
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Polydactyly
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Thoracotomy
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Grace Mak, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2000 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

2009
University Of Chicago
Fellowship Hospital
2007
University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Residency Hospital
2000
Baylor University
Medical School
1996
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
2009
2007
2000
1996

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Golden Key Honor Society, 1995
  • Dean's List-Honor Roll, 1995-1996
  • Honors in Basic Sciences, January 19
  • T32 NIH Training Grant for Research, July 2003-
  • Graduated M.D with Honors, May 2000
  • Faculty Achievement Award in the College of Science, 1996
  • University of Cincinnati Resident Research Award, June 2004

Media & Publications

  • Regulated Synthesis and Functions of Laminin-5 in Polarized Madin-Darby Canine Kidney (MDCK) Epithelial Cells., 2006
  • Regulated Laminin-5 Expression in Madin-Darby Canine Kidney (MDCK) Cells During Morphogenesis., 2003
  • Pediatric Burns., 2007
  • siRNA Knockdown of Laminin-5 Impairs Epithelial Regeneration., 2004
  • Beta1-Integrin Orients Epithelial Polarity via Rac1 and Laminin., 2005
  • Ileo-Anal Anastomosis in Children: Advances and Complications., 2011
  • Chylous ascites caused by sarcoidosis., 2002
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair., 2005
  • Cloacal Exstrophy-Pull-Through or Permanent Stoma? A Review of 53 patients., 2008
  • Pulmonary Artery (Swan-Ganz) Catheter., 2008

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Dr Mak has WONDERFUL bedside manner, is great interacting with the whole family and patiently explains everything thoroughly. She listens attentively to parent thoughts and concerns. Plus she is a very skilled surgeon who fixed a very complex GI issue for our son! Love her!!
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Dr. Mak is an excellent surgeon, super with kids, and very attentive to the questions/concerns of anxious parents. We're thrilled Dr. Mak is our son's surgeon knowing he's in her care and highly skilled hands. Dr. Mak is a blessing to kids (and parents) requiring a serious level of medical care. ...Read More
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