Dr. Eric Novack, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

OrthoArizona 20333 N 19th Ave Ste 230 Phoenix, AZ 85027 Get Directions
Dr. Eric Novack, MD
Dr. Eric Novack, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Novack is affiliated with Honorhealth Deer Valley Medical Center and Abrazo Arrowhead Campus.

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OrthoArizona20333 N 19th Ave Ste 230
Phoenix, AZ 85027
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Dr. Novack's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (24)
in Salome, AZ |
Dr. Novak is an amazing doctor. My son broke his growth plate dislocated his ankle. He needed a pin put in Dr. Novak did an exceptional and perfect job on his ankle. Everything is amazing plus the staff is great!! The puppy in the office named Doc is also amazing makes everyone feel very welcome.. Thank you so much for making my son BETTER!!
in Peoria, AZ |
Very personal and knowledgeable doesn't rush with you . He listen to what you are saying . He explains everything.
Phoenix, AZ |
Dr Novack was professional and quick to made a diagnosis and treatment options. Treatment plan was quick and easy with excellent results.
Surprise, AZ |
Kind, caring and extremely knowledgeable doctor. Patient and talked through things clearly and easily so we understood.
glendale, AZ |
Awesome Doctor and staff!!
Anthem, AZ |
I see a lot of Doctors for various health problems. I must say that out of them all I look forward to my appointment with Dr Novack every time. He tells you what is happening in terms I can understand, and the solutions available. His front office staff and assistants are very friendly and knowledgeable. One doctor I could recommend to anyone without a doubt is Dr. Novack and his staff.
Prescott, AZ |
I want to make it very clear that I NEVER had an appointment with Dr. Novak. My review is based on my experience with his office staff. They were extremely unhelpful, inconsiderate, and obtuse. They were not going to give you any information unless you asked the specific correct question and then some of that information was wrong. It was very frustrating and they come across as uncaring.
Peoria, AZ |
Highly recommended Dr. Novack and his wonderful office staff.
in peoria az |
Great staff everyone courteous and professional. Office is very clean. staff always pleased to see you and assist you in anyway they can. Dr. Novak is very kind and attentive to his patients and his staff reflects his attitude. Would highly recommend this office for excellent care.
Scottsdale, AZ |
Great new office and staff. Dr. Novack was almost on time and apologized for being a few minutes behind schedule.
in El Mirage, AZ |
Great. Can't say enough about Dr. Novack and his staff
Phoenix, Az |
Dr. Novack is friendly, answers all questions and is informative about patient injuries and the recovery process. I have been to see him more than once and I would go back to him again.
Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Novack put a cast on a sprain (no fracture). The agreed cast time was 2 weeks but the Dr. scheduled the follow up for 4 weeks later. The doctor refused to speak to us to give us an appointment 2 weeks after the cast was put on as was agreed in the office prior to being cast which would have left my daughter immobile for 4 weeks. We were forced to pay for the appointment and had to get a second opinion to get the cast removed and get the proper care. Not a good experience.
glendale,az |
Wonderful new office and great with my whole family
Mesa, AZ |
Dr Novak and his staff were all professional and friendly. We would definitely refer this office and Dr.
in Phoenix, AZ |
I started visiting Dr Novack due to a work related injury. From the beginning Dr Novack and his staff have been nothing less than incredible. This includes working with my claim adjustor to ensure I was on a path to improve my injury. Dr Novack takes the time to listens to my concerns while identifying course of actions for improvement. He is engaged, positive, and an active listener. I have recommended him to friends and acquaintances. I trust Dr Novack to be honest and get me back to normal.
Phoenix, AZ |
I saw Dr. Novack for shoulder pain. As soon as I walked in the door I was greeted with a smile! He took the time to talk to me and answer all my questions. His staff is also very friendly!
Phoenix, AZ |
The receptionist that answered my call was rude and condescending. She made no effort to help understand our needs for Dr. Novack's services even though we were former customers. She appeared to have little interest in whether we needed to see Dr. Novack prior to their "first available appointment" a week later even though my son had a broken bone.
in Phoenix, AZ |
This Dr. let my son leave his office after his cast was taken off with discoloration, swelling, and bleeding from the hand he worked on. We had to go to the E.R. the next day for a serious infection that was caused from poor service we received from Dr. Novack. This Dr. never once tried to clean the infected area or even think about prescribing antibiotics. Would never recommend him. Actually going out of my way to let everyone I know be aware of this situation.
in Phoenix, AZ |
great new office! much better managed than the old one!
in Phoenix Az |
The Dr is rushed and doesn't seem to spend time or have time and you will wait an hour past your appointment time. The Dr's assistant is very rude and she doesn't follow thru on her callbacks. .
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Novack is an excellent Doctor! He has fixed my son, more than once!!!! As long as he is in practice he will be our first call when in Ortho need!!!
in Phoenix, AZ |
my daughter is 5. she broke her arm on the monkey bars. she was very scared when she went to see dr. novack because of her experience in the emergency room. becky( the assistant) took us to a room and she manged to change a scared 5 year old into a smiling 5 year old in less than a few minutes. she taked to her on her level and made her feel safe. then doctor novack came in and made my daughter laugh. he answered all my questions. i had a wonderful experience.
in Phoenix, AZ |
In my opinion the staff is terrible. They are rude & don't do what they say they will do (this includes returning phone calls). Seems they don't care about their patients because if they did they wouldn't treat people the way they do. This Dr rarely runs on time and his assistant acts like it's ok to wait almost an hour for appointments. They have no respect for me or my time. I don't reccommend Phoenix ortho - stay away and go somewhere else where you'll be treated with dignity & respect.
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Dr. Novack's Care Philosophy

To help people achieve health for life.

Dr. Novack's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Washington Hospitals

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Washington

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Brown Univ

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate