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Grace Mak, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Medical Director, Comer Children's Hospital Operating Rooms

Dr. Grace Mak has expertise in providing surgical care for children of all ages. She specializes in the surgical treatment of neonatal diseases and congenital malformations, anorectal malformations, inflammatory bowel disease, and pediatric oncology. Dr. Mak is also highly skilled in pediatric minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Mak’s research interests include advancement in minimally invasive techniques, innovations in surgical education, and health care disparities.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Specialty Suite
at NorthShore University HealthSystem
1000 Central Street
Suite 800
Evanston, IL 60201

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

General Surgery
Pediatric Surgery

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine

Internship and Residency

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center


The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Pediatric Surgical Association
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6175

Office Fax

(773) 702-1192

Office Postal Address

Grace Mak, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4062
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Mak

Dr. Mak was part of the care team that helped two-year-old Jake Boddie get his groove back after cancer treatment. » Read Jake's sarcoma story.

Born prematurely and with a severe form of gastroschisis, Theo McVay came to Comer Children's Hospital, where Dr. Mak was part of a multidisciplinary team that coordinated the infant's complex care.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Mak's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.