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Featured Doctor: Pain Management Specialist, John Mak, M.D.

John Mak, M.D. is a Pain Management Specialist in New Jersey and is practicing out of Premier Pain Centers’, an affiliate to National Spine & Pain Centers, BrickFreehold, and Toms River, New Jersey offices. He employs a multi-disciplinary approach to pain management by utilizing a full complement of tools including physical therapy, medications, ultra-sounded guided injections and advanced interventional procedures to treat pain.

Dr. Mak earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY and performed an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. He then completed his residency in anesthesia and critical care at Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard Medical School in Boston before completing a fellowship in pain management at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.

“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.” – John Mak, M.D. 

Dr. Mak is a board certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Pain Management. His clinical expertise encompasses a variety of diagnostic specialties and treatments, including but not limited to: Discography, Joint InjectionSpinal cord stimulation (SCS), Epidural Nerve Block, Lumbar sympathetic injections, and Stellate ganglion injections

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In his free time, Dr. Mak enjoys hiking, playing golf and keeping up with his active boys.