Dr. John Mak, MD

Dr. John Mak, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. John Mak, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Brick, NJ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

150 Chambers Bridge Rd

Brick, NJ 08723

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mak performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Acute Postoperative Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Mak's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mak ""Being able to make the proper diagnosis and come up with the appropriate treatment to relieve the patient's suffering is very satisfying. The first step is to listen.""

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mak's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mak to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Mak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Please ignore the people lying. Dr Mak is the most compassionate person around, always answers my questions & even calls me back at home. Believe me, he tried steer me away from my neck & back procedures, as he is definitely not to make money. He has never once rushed me out of his office and he...more
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Dr Mak does not care if you are in pain and does not listen. He makes suggestions and then screws you over.
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Absolutely horrible office. Dr Mak is anything but compassionate. He does not care about his patients who are truly in pain. All he is concerned about it making money on procedures and surgeries. I would NOT recommend this office to anyone.
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I've been a patient of Dr. Mak's for going on two years now. He has been a great help in managing my pain. Dr. Mak listens to what I have to say about how I feel, when I'm in pain, and how bad my pain gets. After listening, he then talks with me about my options and what he feels would be the best...more
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Dr Mak was very professional. He spent an appropriate amount of time each visit explaining the recommended procedures and what he was trying to accomplish. I appreciate his work. The Freehold staff was also very good. Appointments were good, didn't wait a long time once I checked in and we're...more
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