Dr. James Novak MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 30 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and General Practice.
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Dr. James Novak has 3 office locations.
Pacific Beach
4440 Lamont St
San Diego, CA 92109

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Novak is Excellent. Dr. Novak has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Flu (Human Influenza)

Education & Awards

Dr. Novak graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 1 awards.

Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
San Diego, CA
Family Practitioner


Dr. Novak has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Grossmont Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Novak accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 91 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Molina Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 4 plans
  • Cigna - 11 plans
  • Humana - 11 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James Novak practice?
Dr. James Novak practices Family Medicine and General Practice near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Escondido, CA.
See San Diego Family Physicians and San Diego General Practitioners.