Mark Polak, DO

"When I was offered a position at CHKD, I felt that my dream job had been presented to me. Over fifteen years later I still have the same feeling."

Dr. Mark Polak

(757) 668-7320
Practice
Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Education

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Portsmouth Naval Hospital

Bio

Dr. Polak serves as medical director of anesthesiology at CHKD. His passion for pediatric anesthesiology came into focus during his residency, at nearby Portsmouth Naval Hospital, in which he was introduced to CHKD. Dr. Polak was "amazed with how the patients were treated and how the staff was so caring and worked well with one another."

To further interact with the patients at CHKD, Dr. Polak participates in the Buddy Brigade pet therapy program with his chocolate labrador retriever "Lola."

Clinical Interests
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2017
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2015, 2016
(757) 668-7320

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