• Gender: Male

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology

Education & Training


1973, Case Western Reserve University

Medical / Professional School(s)

1977, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


1978, Internal Medicine - University Hospitals of Cleveland


1981, Ophthalmology - Johns Hopkins Hospital
1983, Ophthalmology/Chief Resident - Johns Hopkins Hospital


1982, Vitreo-Retinal Surgery and Disease - Johns Hopkins Hospital

Office Locations

Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
3401 Enterprise Pkwy
Ste 300
Beachwood, OH 44122
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
15299 E Bagley Rd
Ste 200
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
14725 Detroit Ave
Ste 200
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
4531 Belmont Ave
Ste 12
Youngstown, OH 44505
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
1 Park West
Ste 150
Akron, OH 44320
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
3919 E Market St
Warren, OH 44484
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
9485 Mentor Ave
Ste 211
Mentor, OH 44060
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Retina Associates of Cleveland Inc
6100 S Broadway Ave
Ste 200
Lorain, OH 44053
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Industry Relationships

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As of December 31, 2016, Michael Novak, MD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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