Meet Dr. G
Dr. Mark D. Gomez, MD is a renowned, licensed and board-certified Internal Medicine physician who has practiced in the western suburbs of Chicago since 2007. He is also the creator and host of TO YOUR HEALTH WITH DR. G TM, a weekly, live broadcast internet radio program on IntellectualRadio.com, an iHeartRadio station. His show is designed to provide programming on health and wellness trends in a relatable way; promote health awareness by leveraging traditional medical and allied health professional networks; improve health literacy; and empower listeners with information they can use to improve their overall health status. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is on the medical staff at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL.
He was raised in the North Suburbs of Chicago and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and went on to complete his internship and residency training at Loyola University Medical Center. Fluent in Spanish, he has built a large and thriving medical practice while serving in varying leadership roles within Edward Medical Group. Dr. Gomez believes in empowering patients to take ownership of their healthcare destiny while providing them with the appropriate resources needed for long-term health success.
An advocate for lifelong learning, Dr. Gomez held past memberships in the American College of Physicians, National Medical Association, and National Lipid Foundation. He has demonstrated a long-standing personal commitment to service and social responsibility, both locally and internationally. He has participated in international medical mission trips to Bolivia, Honduras, and Peru. He believes that equitable access to high-quality health care is a right for everyone. Dr. Gomez also believes in the principles of inclusion and opportunity. Since 2016, he has proudly served as a member of the System Diversity & Inclusion Council at Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare.
Apart from his private practice responsibilities, Dr. Gomez serves as Medical Educator for Integrated Wellness Online Incorporated. He was the former Chairperson of the DuPage County NAACP Health & Lifestyles Committee and a former Health Advisor for both DuPage AME Church in Lisle, IL and Jubilee Baptist Church in Bolingbrook, IL. He is currently a Health Advisor for Rivers of Living Water Ministries International Chicago and is a member of the Benedictine University Master of Public Health (MPH) Program Professional Advisory Panel.
He has received numerous awards and recognition as a physician leader. These include the Community Leadership Award from the DuPage County NAACP in 2012, the President’s Award from the DuPage County NAACP in 2013, a Certificate of Appreciation from the Women’s Institute for Global Leadership at Benedictine University in 2013, and a Certificate of Appreciation from the DuPage County NAACP Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) in 2014. He had the privilege to serve as the keynote speaker for the Health Profession Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP) at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 2014. To this day, he continues to give presentations to various at-risk communities in the Chicagoland area throughout the year.
Still, his most joyous and important role is as a devoted husband to his wife, Tiffany, and as a loving father to their two children.
Follow Dr. Gomez on social media via Instagram (@ToYourHealthDrG), Facebook(@ToYourHealthDrG), and Twitter(@ToYourHealthDrG) and visit www.drmarkgomez.com to learn more about his show, TO YOUR HEALTH WITH DR. G TM.