Dr. Donald A Novak MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Donald Novak is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Gainesville, Florida and is affiliated with Shands at the University of Florida. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Shands at the University of Florida who specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Shands at the University of Florida
Ranked #34 in Pediatrics: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of South Florida
Residency, Pediatrics, 1982 - 1984

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1987

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1981 - 1982

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Gestational programming of offspring obesity/hypertension.
Novak, D.A., Desai, M., Ross, M.G.

Eruption hematoma as a possible oral sign of infantile scurvy.
Adewumi, A.O., Ashoor, I.F., Soares, F.M., Guelmann, M., Novak, D.A.

Antibodies to Escherichia coli outer membrane porin C in the absence of anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies and anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies are an unreliable marker of Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis.
Davis, M. K., Andres, J. M., Jolley, C. D., Novak, D. A., Haafiz, A. B., González-Peralta, R. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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