SUNY at Buffalo, MD

Columbia University, Internal Medicine Internship

Harvard University, Residency

Tufts University, Fellowship

American Board of Anesthesiology

American Society of Anesthesiologists

American Society of Regional Anesthesia

American Pain Society

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Medical Society of New Jersey

Consultations available in the following centers: 


Friday 8:30AM- 6:30PM

Toms River

Thursday 8:30AM- 6:30PM


Tuesday 8:30AM- 6:30PM

John Mak, MD, Pain Management Physician

Dr. John Mak obtained his medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine Internship at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He subsequently moved to Boston, Massachusetts for his residency training in Anesthesia and Critical Care at the world renowned Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard University. Dr. Mak then pursued a pain management fellowship at the Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine, where he honed his skills in the multidisciplinary approach to pain management.

Dr. Mak is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. His areas of clinical expertise include treatment of neck and back pain of musculoskeletal and spinal in origin, neuropathic pain and cancer pain. Along with utilizing a full complement of pharmacological treatments, Dr. Mak also performs a variety of interventional procedures such as epidural, facet, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency lesioning, sympathetic and peripheral nerve blocks.

In order to keep abreast of the latest treatment modalities in pain management, Dr. Mak maintains active memberships in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia, the American Pain Society, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the Medical Society of New Jersey.

Dr. John Mak comes highly recommended by his peers and associates for his technical skills in interventional procedures, as well as his outstanding work ethic, clinical judgment and gentle nature with patients. Dr. Mak currently lives in Monmouth County with his wife and twin boys.