Dr. Mak was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada at age 15. Dr. Mak obtained her Bachelor of Science from University of Windsor in 1997 and Doctor of Medicine from University of Toronto in 2001. She subsequently completed her family practice residency at University of Alberta. She worked in Edmonton before moving to Victoria in 2004 and joined the Doctors Medical Clinic.
Dr. Mak has a special interest in geriatrics. She works for the Seniors Outreach Team where she visits frail elderly patients in their homes. She also cares for patients in residential care facilities. Dr. Mak is a clinical instructor for the UBC Department of Family Practice.
Dr. Mak is married and has two very cute daughters.