Kenneth Novak, MD

Kenneth Novak, MDDr. Novak is a board-certified medical and surgical ophthalmologist specializing in laser, cataract, lens implant surgery and glaucoma care, with fellowship training in complex cataract and lens implant surgery.


Fellowship – Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute - Anterior Segment Surgery
Chief Resident – University of Pittsburgh, Ophthalmology
Residency – University of Pittsburgh, Ophthalmology
Internship – University of Rochester, Internal Medicine
Medical School – University of Rochester, Doctor of Medicine with Honors
Undergraduate – Bowdoin College, Bachelor of Arts and Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


Griffiss Surgery Center

Little Falls Hospital of the Bassett Health Care Network


Specialty Sugery Center of CNY


American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
New York State Ophthalmologic Society
New York State Medical Society
Oneida Herkimer County Medical Society
Utica Medical Club – Member and past President
American Medical Association

Dr. Novak has published many eye research studies in the major peer-reviewed ophthalmology literature and has coauthored a chapter in Steinert’s Textbook on Cataract Surgical Technique. Dr. Novak was invited to instruct other eye surgeons in Advanced Techniques in Lens Implant and high risk suturing at the American Academy of Ophthalmology on October 28, 2018.