Dr Drake and Team
Dr Greg Drake

Dr. Greg Drake,

A Top-Rated Orthopedic Surgeon in Chicago

Dr. Drake is one of 13 children.  While growing up in a large family, he has witnessed numerous injuries in his own family members including ACL tears, broken fingers and many other accidents typical of a big family.  Those experiences influenced his decision to pursue orthopedic surgery.  Dr. Drake is deeply committed to the welfare of his patients.  Dr. Drake’s belief in maximizing conservative and non-surgical treatment is complemented by his exceptional surgical skills and experience. He specializes in minimally invasive treatment options and believes in a conservative, minimalistic approach to surgery.  Dr. Drake completed hundreds of cases last year, including labral reconstructions, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements and shoulder fractures.  He employs modern orthopedic procedures to treat different shoulder conditions. His extensive experience makes him the best surgeon to work on any shoulder condition you may be suffering from, and you can rest assured knowing you’re in safe hands.

Here at Level Up Shoulder, we understand the importance of delivering the highest quality of service to our patients. We treat all ages with shoulder conditions.  Typically, younger athletes suffer from labral injuries and poor mechanics, while the middle aged athletes deal with rotator cuff issues.  Arthritis affects all ages.  Whether you’re a young athlete or a seasoned professional who has experienced an injury, come see us so we can educate you about the proper diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Drake is dual fellowship trained in shoulder and elbow surgery and adult spinal reconstructive surgery. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, followed by medical training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He completed a general medical internship at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan, followed by an orthopedic residency in which he served as chief resident of the hospital.

Dr. Drake has 5 great kids and a wonderful wife.  Most weekends you can find him watching on the sidelines at a soccer, lacrosse or volleyball game.  In addition to his work, being a Dad uber is one of his specialties.  He enjoys spending time with the family, being outdoors, spending time in the mountains, water sports, archery, piloting and golf. 


Steve, Physician Assistant-Certified


Physician Assistant-Certified

Steve assists Dr. Drake in all surgical procedures and will follow you closely during your recovery phase. His clinic runs parallel to Dr. Drake with convenient early morning and evening availability. He has been a PA since 2006 and joined Dr. Drake in 2022. He enjoys kayaking, time with his family and barbequing.


Lia. Registered Nurse


Registered Nurse

When you schedule surgery, Lia will be there to guide you through the process from preparation to the day of surgery. Lia has been with Dr. Drake since 2009.  She enjoys doing crafts, time with her family and reading mysteries. 


Amy, Medical Assistant and Scribe


Medical Assistant & Scribe

You may see Amy in the room transcribing for Dr. Drake. She will assist you in executing the individualized treatment plan he establishes for you. Amy has been working with Dr. Drake since 2011.  She enjoys traveling, watching her sons participate in sports and being anywhere near water. 


Jessica, Medical Assistant


Medical Assistant

Jessica will start and obtain the information for your visit with Dr. Drake. She will also help discharge you and make sure you understand the treatment plan. Jessica has been with Dr. Drake since 2017 and is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys exercising, keeping up with her children and acrylic painting.



Medical Assistant

Paulina will start and obtain the information for your visit with Dr. Drake. She will also help discharge you and make sure you understand the treatment plan. Paulina has been with Dr. Drake since 2019 and is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys hiking, bicycling, and reading mystery novels.


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Why we do what we do

Surgical Locations

Geneva Surgical

Geneva Surgical Suites

119 Elizabeth Lane Genoa City,
Wisconsin 53128

telephone-icon  262-295-1213


Alexian Brothers Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

telephone-icon 847-437-5500


St. Alexius Medical Center

1555 Barrington Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

telephone-icon 847-843-2000


Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

450 West Highway 22
Barrington, IL 60010

telephone-icon 847-381-0123