Dr. James Novak, MD

Dr. James Novak, MD

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Dr. James Novak, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University and specializes in family medicine.

4440 Lamont St

San Diego, CA 92109

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Novak's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Cervicitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Food
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Febrile Convulsion
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Hearing Screening
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Lactose Intolerance
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nausea
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy Test
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Novak, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

Kaiser Fndn Hospital Sacramento
Residency Hospital
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Novak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Novak

3.7

Based on 29 reviews

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Blood test results are not properly done by their lab that they choose. My blood tests were incorrect with my testosterone level and also my kidney function tesr was very wrong. I have since been tested by Sharps hospital , the VA in La Jolla and a independent clinic in California , and all of...Read More
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I feel very lucky to have been accepted as a patient by Dr. Novak. He has handled serious problems quickly and accurately. He is open to listening. GREAT doc.
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Dr. Novak is an exceptional Doctor.. I have been to Stanford Medical Center , some prominent high profile physicians for some ailments . However, by far, Dr. James Novak is the most competent medical Doctor I have ever seen. Great human being,
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Dr. Novak is a true diamond in the rough! I have been to Harvard, Duke and Stanford doctors who could not figure out what was wrong with my fast decline in health. Dr. Novak immediately properly diagnosed me and has given me hope to live again. I have Lyme disease after several tick bites on the...Read More
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He is a good doctor but his office is run without regard for the very sick people he serves. He refuses to answer questions about difficulties you might have with dugs or directions given. If you have a question a nurse will not answer it or ask him for you. There are NO return calls. You are...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Blue Shield of California
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Local Access Plus HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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