Mark Brinkman, M.D.


  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 815-741-8888

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Mark Brinkman is a board-certified pediatrician. He earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, followed by his pediatric internship and residency at Michael Reese Hospital and the University of Illinois Hospitals. He served as chief resident during his final year. 

Dr. Brinkman also served as pediatrician and flight surgeon in the United States Air Force for 20 years, including acting as the Pediatric Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General. He was an Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services Health Sciences University, teaching in the pediatric residency programs at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Walter Reed Medical Center and Wright Patterson Air Force Base.  

Dr. Brinkman was deployed to Oman and Afghanistan and participated in humanitarian missions to Guinea & Ghana Africa, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Dr Brinkman's interests include children with special needs, having a daughter with Down syndrome, and sports medicine.

Contact Information

Joliet Pediatrics


  • Joliet Pediatrics

    831 N. Larkin Ave. Joliet, IL 60435

    Main: 815-741-8888
    Fax: 815-730-3323





Year began practicing: 1992

Year joined staff: 2014


University of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois


University of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois


University of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois

Board Certified

  • Pediatrics

Accepted Insurance


Other Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Accepting Referrals

  • Pediatrics

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.