Dr. James Novak, MD

Dr. James Novak, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. James Novak, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 1980 and specializes in family medicine.

4440 Lamont St

San Diego, CA 92109

Contact Information

(858) 272-0022

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Novak's Experience

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Dr. Novak's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Novak does not have any board certifications listed.

160  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Kaiser Fndn Hospital Sacramento
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Novak has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Novak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Novak's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Novak to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Novak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...more
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