Dr. Peter Novak, MD

Dr. Peter Novak, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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56 y/o
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Dr. Peter Novak, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic

1160 E 3900 S Ste 5000

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBMS
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers
Osteoarthritis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Novak "The Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic is a diverse group of orthopaedic surgeons and physical medicine specialists. Our combined experience and interests allow us to address the full spectrum of musculoskeletal problems. by pooling our knowledge and experience, we offer a strong research based practice to ensure the best care possible for each patient."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine-Salt Lake City
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Rush Presbyterian-St Luke's Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian-St Luke's Chicago Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian-St Luke's Chicago Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Novak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Novak does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Novak and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. Mark's Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Novak is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Novak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Novak to family and friends
3.9
based on 31 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Novak's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Holladay, Utah |
I have been a patient of Dr.Novaks for 11 years . He has always given me the best of care. He never makes you feel rushed to make a decision about your care. And will be supportive in helping you get the best outcome either surgical or conservative. I am an Operating room nurse and have worked in...more
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in Salt lake city, ut |
DR. NOVAK came in on his day off to do my ACL surgery, a result of chasing my 5 yr. old grandson down the slopes at Brighton. I knew that he, himself, usually skied on his day off. When I attempted to apology that he missed his daily skiing adventure, he said, "Oh, I've already been skiing this...more
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in Sandy, Ut |
I felt like Dr Novak was as much my friend and he was my Doctor. I had a hip replacement and he took the time to explain exactly what my problem was, how the procedure would be performed, what the recovery time would be and what I could expect long term. It went just as he had explained with no...more
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Salt lake city |
Dr. Novak described what was involved with the surgery. Provided good information regarding post surgical recovery and what to expect.. Very satisfied with the surgery.
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Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Novak was very good to explain what surgery he was going to do and what the recovery would be like. His assistant was very helpful through the entire process as well.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Novak accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBMS
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • PEHP
  • Principal Life
  • Pyramid Life
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Novak has admitting privileges

St. Mark's Hospital
1200 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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