Louis J. Novak, MD

Dr. Novak is our Director of the Radiation Oncology Department. His special medical interests include community oncology and clinical trials. He is board certified, and was named one of US News and World Report’s “Top Doctors.” In January 2012 Dr. Novak was selected to represent the Cleveland community in the 2012 edition of Biltmore’s Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, for his commitment to and influence in the profession. Dr. Novak earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1970. He conducted his internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland. Dr. Novak completed residencies in diagnostic and therapeutic radiology at University Hospitals of Cleveland, where he also completed a fellowship in clinical oncology in 1976.


Radiation Oncology


Cancer Related Issues
Malignant Hematology
Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

Therapeutic Radiology – American Board of Radiology


Fellowship, Therapeutic Radiology
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1975-1976)

Residency, Therapeutic Radiology
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1972-1975)

Residency, Diagnostic Radiology
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1971-1972)

Internship, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland (1970-1971)

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (1970)

Dartmouth College (1966)


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