Northern Virginia Physicians

David J. Novak, MD

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Patient Testimonials

Shaun - Achilles Tendon Repair

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Mark - Repair of complex tear to meniscus

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Diane - MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing

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Vicki - Torn Rotator Cuff

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Millie - Shoulder Replacement

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Julie - Shoulder Labral Tear Repaired

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Caryll - SLAP Repair - Right Shoulder

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Mary - Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

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Christy - Mako Partial Knee Replacement

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Ken - ACL Reconstruction

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Special Procedures

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Instability
  • Cartilage Reconstruction Procedures
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Repair and Transplantation
  • Partial (Unicondylar) Knee Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Education and Training

  • BA, University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical Degree: MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center


  • Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy, Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Member, NFL Team Physicians Society
  • Orthopedic Faculty, VCU-Fairfax Family Practice Sports Medicine Fellowship

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Northern Virginia Surgery Center
  • OrthoVirginia Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic
  • Virginia Hospital Center


  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by Virginia Living Magazine 2018
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by Washingtonian Magazine 2015, 2016
  • Voted a "Top Doctor" by Northern Virginia Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Team Affiliations

  • Centreville High School
  • Chantilly High School
  • Flint Hill High School
  • Team physician for the Washington Redskins: 2011-2015