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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

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Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare
Saint Paul Office
200 University Ave E
Saint Paul, MN 55101
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    Dr. Novacheck's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Neurostimulation
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bunion
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Limb Length
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
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    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Fractures
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Penn St University Hershey Med Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Penn St University Hershey Med Center
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    Newington Chldns Hospital
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Novacheck & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Novacheck's Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare
    Saint Paul Office
    200 University Ave E
    Saint Paul, MN 55101
    (651) 290-8707 (Office)
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