Dr. Tom F. Novacheck, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 55

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Dr. Novacheck's Experience

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Dr. Novacheck's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Novacheck Performs

  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare
Saint Paul Office
200 University Ave E
Saint Paul, MN 55101
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Gillette Lifetime Specialty Healthcare
435 Phalen Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55130
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    Dr. Novacheck's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • 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 Injections
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • 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 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Pediatric Fractures
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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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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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare
    Saint Paul Office
    200 University Ave E
    Saint Paul, MN 55101
    (651) 290-8707 (Office)
    B
    Gillette Lifetime Specialty Healthcare
    435 Phalen Blvd
    Saint Paul, MN 55130
    (651) 290-8707 (Office)
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    Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare
    6060 Clearwater Dr
    Minnetonka, MN 55343
    (651) 290-8707 (Office)
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