Dr. Gordon Novak, MD

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Dr. Gordon Novak, MD
Dr. Gordon Novak, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Methuen, MA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Novak is affiliated with Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley and Holy Family Hospital.

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Dr. Novak's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Weymouth, MA |
I have been going to Carney Hospital Pain Management dept and I have seen several of the new Drs there and I have to say I like Dr Novak the most he is very kind compassionate and really seems to care how I am feeling. I was very nervous of getting an injection in my back but he was great! It did not help but I think he is a good Dr and I plan on seeing him for now on as I do not Care for Dr Braddy he just told me to lose weight. I know skinny people have pain too!! So See DR Novak!
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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Med Coll Of Wi

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Beth Israel Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Beth Israel Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Chldrns Hospital

    Completed in 1998

    Brigham Womens Hospital

    Completed in 1998

    Harvard

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection