Dr. Kenneth Novich, MD

Dr. Kenneth Novich, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Kenneth Novich, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Rafael, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

99 Montecillo Rd

San Rafael, CA 94903

Contact Information

(415) 444-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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more than 20% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 20% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 13% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated


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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery

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.


  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Or Health Science University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Novich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Novich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Novich to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Novich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I found him to be very caring and his pre-op explanation to be very comprehensive and reassuring, he did a good job as far as the surgery went, but his post-op approach left a bit to be desired. most of his warmth disappeared and he was aloof and short on explanations. I really could have used...more
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Technically, everything was fine, but I would have liked Dr. Novich to be a little more communicative. When I mentioned a less-invasive procedure (for my problem) that I had seen described on the Internet, he just responded with That's not what we do here. When I said that I felt the incision...more
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