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Mark Gross, MD

2019-04-30T16:05:20-05:00October 22nd, 2017|

Mark Gross, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

To Make an Appointment

Call 847-381-0388 or complete our online form to request an appointment

Practice Locations

Barrington Physician Offices
27401 W. Highway 22
Suite 125
Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 847-381-0388

Fax: 847-381-0811

Lake Barrington Physician Offices
28156 W. Northpointe Pkwy
Ste 225
Lake Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 847-381-0388

Fax: 847-381-0811

Crystal Lake Physician Offices
815 Cog Circle
Suite 1
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 847-381-0388

Fax: 847-381-0811

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Meet Mark Gross


Dr. Mark Gross is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has been in practice at Lake Cook Orthopedics, a division of IBJI, since 1985. His clinical interests include the treatment of spinal disorders, arthritis, sports medicine, fractures, pediatric orthopedics, hand problems and neurologic abnormalities. He specializes in comprehensive, conservative and surgical interventions within these areas. Dr. Gross is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and of the North American Spine Society. As well, he has given numerous community presentations in the areas of sports medicine, arthritis management, joint arthroplasty, and the treatment of spinal disorders. Currently, Dr. Gross is an Attending Physician at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington and is a member of their PHO Board, as well as a Board Member of Advocate Physician Partners Management Board. Over the years he has served as the President of the Advocate Good Shepherd Medical Staff, Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Physician Representative on the Governing Council, Chairman of the Surgical Steering Committee, Director of the Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Spine Center, as well as other committee appointments. A sports enthusiast himself, Dr. Gross enjoys golf, swimming, cycling and scuba diving. His son, Steven, is also an orthopedic surgeon, his eldest daughter is a general surgeon and his younger daughter, has a Master’s degree in Nursing.

Additional Areas of Expertise

Philosophy of Care

It is important that patients be a part of the care decision. We discuss a treatment plan and make sure it offers options.


Medical School

Northwestern University Medical School


Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood IL


Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood IL

Research and Publications


  • Gross, M; Ibrahim, K; Wehner, J: Combined Surgical Procedure for Treatment of Hip Dislocation and Subluxation in Cerebral Palsy. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Scientific Program; 1986.
  • Boscardin, J; Gross, M; Knight, G; Orenstein, E; Patwardhan, A: A Biomechanical Study of the Effect of Chymopapain Injection, Laminectomy and Discectomy on Load Bearing Characteristics of Lumbar Facets. Orthopedic Research Society; 1984.
  • Dvonch, V; Gross, M; Ibrahim, K: Combined Surgical Procedure for Treatment of Hip Dislocation and Subluxation in Cerebral Palsy. American Society for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine; 1983.​


  • Phi Ro Sigma Medical Fraternity
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
  • National Merit Letter of Commendation, 1973
  • Illinois State Scholar, 1973
  • National Honor Society, 1973
  • First Place, National Mathematics Society Competition, University of Illinois Regional Team Competition, 1973
  • American Chemical Society Award, 1973
  • Medal for Achievement in Science & Math, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1973
  • Participation Scholarship in Mathematics, Florida Atlantic University, 1973
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America Northwest Suburban Council


  • 2016- present Governing Council Member, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2016-present Member, Advocate Physician Partners Audit Committee
  • 2016-present Member, Quality Management Oversight Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2016-present Member, Advocate HealthCare Planning Council Member
  • 2014-present Chairman, Advocate Care Organization Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital PHO
  • 2014-2015 Chairman, Advocate Physician Partners Orthopedic Service Line Committee
  • 2013-2016 Member, Advocate Physician Partners Board
  • 2012-present Good Shepherd Hospital Physician Hospital Organization Board member, Vice President 2014-present
  • 2010-2014 Member, Good Shepherd Hospital Modernization Planning Group
  • 2010-2012 Health Outcomes Council, Advocate Healthcare
  • 2010 – 2012 Physician Leadership Council, Advocate Healthcare
  • 2010-2011 President of Medical Staff, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2006-2011 Medical Executive Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2009-2011 Governing Council Member, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2009-2011 Long-Range Planning Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2008-2009 President Elect of Medical Staff, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2007-2009 Patient Safety Task Force, North American Spine Society
  • 2005-2009 Medical Staff Credentials Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2006-2007 Quality Care Council, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 2003-Present Member, Advocate Physician Partners
  • 2000-2004 Medical Director, Advocate Spine Center
  • 2001 Chairman, Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1998-2000 Spine Center Task Force, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1998-2000 Orthopedic Advisory Board, Premier Corporation
  • 1985-2014 Member, Tricounty Physicians IPA (Board Member 1985-1988)
  • 1997-1998 Neuroscience Task Force, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1994-1996 Chairman, Protocol Committee, Combined Orthopedic Specialists
  • 1994 Founding Member, Combined Orthopedic Specialists
  • 1991 Chairman, Surgical Steering Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1991 Chairman, Department of Surgery, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1990 Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1988-1989 Utilization Review Committee, Good Shepherd Hospital
  • 1977-1980 Student Representative, Northwestern University Medical School Financial Aid Committee

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Curriculum Vitae

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