William H. Novak, M.D.

William H. Novak, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box MED/HMU
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Novak is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He attended college at The Ohio State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Molecular Genetics. He continued his education at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, receiving his medical degree in 1999. Dr. Novak then moved to the University of Rochester for Internal Medicine residency training, where he was honored with an additional teaching Chief Resident year. He subsequently completed subspecialty fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Rochester, participating in national Infectious Diseases clinical research trials.

Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Novak joined the medical school faculty of the Univeristy of Rochester as a Hospital Medicine Attending Physician in 2005. Dr. Novak has served as a Hospitalist Clinician Educator, expert in caring for acutely ill, medically complex inpatients, while teaching aspiring medical students and resident physicians.

Awards & Honors (Local)

URMC Provider Communication Skills Award 2012
URMC Patient and Family Centered Care Award 2012
Fellow of the American College of Physicians 2011
Athur Bauman Residency Teaching Award 2009
Lawerence Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow 2009
Lawerence Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow 2008

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Hospital Medicine (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | Ohio State Univ Coll Medicine1999
BS | Molecular Biology | Ohio State University1995

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Residency in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/24/2000 - 06/23/2003
Internship in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/23/1999 - 06/23/2000