Family Medicine Residency Program

Mark Drexler MD 

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Dr. Drexler was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He attended Washington University in St. Louis for college where he received a B.S. in biology with a minor in mathematics. He played college football at Wash U for the first two years and served as a high school youth advisor in the St. Louis community. Dr. Drexler attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for medical school. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. He has worked in a variety of clinical settings including group, solo, and academic settings.

Dr. Drexler joined the medical staff at Glenbrook Hospital in 2004 and started working with the Glenbrook Family Medicine Residency in 2005. Dr. Drexler has served in various roles including residency faculty, Medical Director/Lead Physician at the former Family Care Center where he led the residency clinic to achieve NCQA recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home. Currently, Dr. Drexler is the Medical Director of the Complex Care Clinic at Glenbrook Hospital, and enjoys clinical encounters with patients and their families and continues to see his patients in the clinic, the hospital, and local nursing homes.  Dr. Drexler is instrumental in the residency’s practice management curriculum.

Dr. Drexler is married with three wonderful children – Aaron, Coby, and Rikki. His wife Sara, is an actuary.



Education and Training

Medical School / University of Illinois at Chicago, Office of the Registrar, 1994
Internship / Lutheran General Hospital, 1995
Residency / Lutheran General Hospital, 1997
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