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About Richard Novotny, MD

Richard Novotny, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician dedicated to practicing the full breadth of primary care and caring for patients of all ages, including children and adults. He is skilled in chronic disease management while also focused on preventive medicine and helping patients strive for their best health.

Dr. Novotny enjoys fostering relationships with his patients and empowering individuals to take an active role in their health. He speaks fluent Spanish and has experience working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

His expertise includes performing joint injection procedures for a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Novotny also performs gynecological and contraception procedures such as insertion of intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants.

He completed a residency in family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Novotny earned his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California. He is board-certified in family medicine.

Dr. Novotny is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Practitioners. Outside of work, he stays active through snowboarding and bicycling. Dr. Novotny also enjoys traveling and Latin American history.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Residency

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-09-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Contraception Procedures
  • Joint Injection Procedures
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Wellness and Disease Prevention
  • Family Practice
  • Care for All Ages
  • Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Management of Common and Long-Term Illnesses in Children and Adults
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted