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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor, General Practitioner
31 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Novak is Excellent. Dr. Novak has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

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

Education & Awards

Dr. Novak graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
San Diego, CA
Family Practitioner
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Novak has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Grossmont Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Novak MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 31 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and General Practice.
Where does Dr. James Novak practice?
Dr. James Novak has 3 office locations.
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 Primary Care Doctors.