Clifford Novak, MD, FAAOS

Clifford Novak

Contact Information

PCI Medical Pavilion 1

202 10th Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Driving directions


Special Interests

  • Hand Surgery
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel & Nerve Surgery
  • Fracture Repair
  • Tendon Repair & Graft Surgery
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Joint Replacement



  • BS: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • MD: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Adult Reconstruction, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery, Rutgers University Medical Center, Newark, NJ


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Patient/Provider Philosophy

My goal is to deliver timely, high quality and comprehensive care for patients with hand and upper extremity conditions. I value integrity, honesty, personal excellence, efficiency and respect, and incorporate each into my approach to patients.

Year Joined PCI

August 2016

Why Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa?

I am thrilled with the opportunity to return to my hometown of Cedar Rapids and work with a healthcare team which provides timely, quality care to the people of eastern Iowa.

Personal Interests

Cooking, gardening, fishing and spending time with family.