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Dr. Sofia Novak, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

Dr. Sofia Novak is an Attending Physician at Beth Israel Kings Highway Hospital of Mount Sinai. Her clinical interests include nutrition, gastrointestinal (i.e. celiac) and liver diseases. Dr. Novak specializes in patients suffering from gas, bloating and pain. She performs a wide array of procedures including upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy, and pH testing. Dr. Novak accepts Empire Plan(out of network).

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • ACE

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - New York Medical College, Doctor of Medicine
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Hofstra University, North Shore-LIJ Health System, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Professional memberships

  • New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Awards and publications

  • Dartmouth Institute Microsystems Coach
  • Novak S, Cerrone S, Kohn N, Putterman D, Sultan K. Endoscopic and Clinical predictors for unsuccessful Interventional Radiology guided embolization (IRE) for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGB). American Journal of Gastroenterology. October 2013 Vol. 108(S1) Pg.S587 Abstract# 1935. Poster Presenter
  • Cerrone S, Novak S, Barendswaard E, Sultan K. Sometimes it is a Zebra: Esophageal Elastosis. American Journal of Gastroenterology. October 2013 Vol. 108(S1) Pg. S195 Abstract#660. Poster Presenter.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1629309885

Office locations

Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

2211 Emmons Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

209 Ave P

Brooklyn, NY 11204

Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

3099 Coney Island Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

423 Lincoln Pl, Bottom Level

Brooklyn, NY 11238

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Amazing as always.
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Dr. Novak was very helpful and careful in the advice that she gave. The office waiting area was busy, but I would definitely recommend Dr. Novak. She was great.
Less than 1 month ago
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She is the best
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Very professional.
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She seems very nice and answers questions.
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I was greatful and impressed how important she took my concerns of my health and responded with immediate action to move on to the next phase of treatment. Communication was thorough. I highly recommend her for anyone, which I've already have to a friend.
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Excellent doctor! She made me feel very comfortable and was very understanding of my problem...I highly recommend her!
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Sweet sweet doctor. I felt so comfortable talking to her about my condition. She’s knowledgeable in her field and kindhearted. Definitely, recommend her!
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She is very nice, intelligent , and attentive doctor.
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Dr.Sofia is the best doctor.
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Very nice and clean office,quick service and good doctor ????
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This visit was absolutely amazing. Doctor Sofia is really professional and warm hearted. She made me feel completely comfortable especially since it isn't the most fun to be at the doctors in general. The location is very nice and clean andhas good meter parking right out front. I would highly recommend her to everyone.
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Great doctor !
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Good doctor,good office.
Less than 1 year ago
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Doctor Novak has excellent bedside manners and is extremely informative. I didn't wait more than 5 minutes to be seen. My overall experience was positive.
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Dr. Novak is an amazing doctor and very warm person. I rarely write any reviews but she absolutely deserves recognition. I had two upper endoscopies with her and both times everything went very smoothly and calmly.
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Very patient. Listened to my issues. Asked questions. Recommended Thank you
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Great doctor. Answered all my questions!
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I liked my first visit. It was very friendly and professionally. Doctor Novak is great! And staff is very nice! Highly recommend!
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very good specialist.
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Very friendly and professional staff.
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My visits with Dr.Novak is always delightful. She listens and makes sure to take all necessary precautions to insure optimal health. The wait time is not bad, usually a 5 minute wait, sometimes 10-15.
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Dr. Novak was attentive, understanding, and approachable. I highly recommend her!
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My appt was on time, Dr. Novak was right there n she talked to me n it went smoith
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The doctor and her assistant (RAQUEL) are very caring! I HIGHLY recommend this doctor.
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The Dr. is knowledgeable and has great bedside manners.
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I came for an intake, first time visit a couple days ago. Dr. Novak was humble, kind and patient. Her bedside manor is excellent and she patiently answered all of my questions. My mother and I felt very comfortable with Dr. Novak. I would definitely recommend her!
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Dr. Novak is straightforward and helpful. Her staff were very kind and considerate. Everything went smoothly, and no stress.
More than 1 year ago
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She wasreally nice staff was professional
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Awesome doctor and nurses! So much helpful!
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Very professional & pleasant bedside manner.
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Dr. Novak is very professional, with a very kind bedside manner. She made me feel more at ease as I was terrified to visit a gastroenterologist.
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I've been searching for a female gastroenterologist for years. Despite my ongoing issues, it was well worth the wait! The office is huge, spic and span, the girls at the desk were very nice, and the doctor herself was very pleasantto speak with. I felt comfortable with her and she cut straight to the point. I don't have a single negative thing to say and recommend her to anyone looking for a doctor in her field!
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She is very nice and professional doctor. ??????
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As a new patient, I waited a few minutes to be seen. A few patients that came in after me were taken almost immediately. I will update my review after my EGD.
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Everyone was very nice and helpful. Dr. was caring. Blood work done in the office and scheduled a colonoscopy which is done right next door. Very happy! I will go back.
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Great love the place
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Excellent, highly recommend
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Very professional, personable, thorough-excellent with my 18yo stepdaughter. No problems with tests performed. Would highly recommend.
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professional and informative visit
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She's the Best!!! What more can I say
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Excellent doctor. Took time to answer all my questions. Very friendly staff. Was very impressed
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Pretty good thanks!
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It was great! She was very professional and her colleagues were efficient and helpful as well. I highly recommmend this doctor and this facility.
More than 1 year ago
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Front desk was very nice and efficient. The doctor was very knowledgeable abour my condition . She explained everthing to me and i will be seeing her again. Highly reccomended.
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She's a very kind doctor who actually listens to everything you have to say and answer all your questions. I'm very happy with my visit.
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Good doctor, very recommended.
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Dr, Novak is the doctor you want on your side. She's so easy to talk with and genuinely cares about your well being. A true professional.
More than 1 year ago
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Sofia Novak is a very attentive and professional doctor. I did not wait a minute as with other places to be invited by the doctor. I definitely recommend her to everybody!
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