Dr. Mark Polak

(757) 668-7320
Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology


Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Portsmouth Naval Hospital


Dr. Polak has been an anesthesiologist at CHKD since 1999. 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."

Clinical Interests
Honors & Awards
  • Virginia Business Magazine "Top Doc" 2024
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2015-2022
A Note From Dr. Polak

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