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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Dennis Novak, MD

  • Pulmonology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
320 Superior Ave.
Suite 200
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

320 Superior Ave.
Suite 200
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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(949) 642-6200
(949) 642-9359

Secondary Office

50 Professional Ctr. Dr.
Suite 210
, CA

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pulmonology
      (Board Certified)
  • Biography



    With undergraduate and graduate education in New York, Dr. Novak earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his Medical Degree at State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center. He did his postgraduate Residency training in Internal Medicine at University of California, Irvine Medical Center, where he also completed his Pulmonary Fellowship. As Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Dr. Novak continued his work at University of California, Irvine, teaching and advising pulmonary fellows, medical residents, and medical students.

    In addition to fiberoptic bronchoscopy, Dr. Novak trained in electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound.

    Dr. Novak has practiced Pulmonary Medicine in Newport Beach since 1979, maintaining hospital privileges exclusively at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian. He has chaired and served on numerous committees including Critical Care, Pulmonary, Internal Medicine Core, Cancer Committee and Chart Review. Dr. Novak was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1977, in Pulmonary Disease in 1980, and in Critical Care in 1987. He is a recipient of the Physician's Recognition Award from the American Medical Association. Apart from his publications and clinical research, Dr. Novak is a member of the American College of Physicians and is a Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians.

    In his spare time, Dr. Novak enjoys golf and spending time with his family.

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease