Andrei Novac, MD, Psychiatry, Newport Beach, CA, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian


Psychiatry Newport Beach, CA

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine, and Founding Director of the Traumatic Stress Program. Private practice in Newport Beach, CA.

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Education & Training

  • University of California Irvine
    University of California IrvineResidency, Psychiatry, 1982 - 1986
  • Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    Carol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyClass of 1978
  • College J.W. Goethe German CollegeBaccalaureate, 1972

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1983 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors of Orange County Orange Coast Magazine, 2014
  • Top Doctors:LA Area Castle Connolly, 2013
  • Top Doctors:San Diego Area Castle Connolly, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Writing on one's own demise: Suicide notes in the age of the internet  
    Novac, A, Pithia, N, Nguyen, B-N B., Krishnan, S and Bota, RG, British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 1/1/2016
  • Longitudinal reflections of the recent political shifts in the prescription of opiates  
    Bota RG, MD, Novac A, MD, Kheriaty A, MD, Mental Illness, 1/1/2015
  • Implications of sensorineural hearing loss with hydrocodone/acetaminophen abuse  
    Novac, A, Iosif, AM, Groysman, R & Bota, R, Prim Care Companion, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Foreign Accent Syndrome as an Under-recognized Manifestation of Chronic Psychological Trauma
    Chukwu, I, Seegan, A. & Novac A., 60th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, GA, 1/14/2016
  • Free Artistic Expression and Play as Means of Surviving Trauma
    Novac, A. (Chair and Presenter); Jaros, B., Blinder, B., Annual Meeting Syllabus and Proceedings Summary, 167th APA Meeting, New York, NY, 1/1/2014
  • Conflict Revisited: Psychotherapy Joins Neuroscience
    Novac, A. (Chair and Presenter); Pally, R., Blinder, B, Annual Meeting Syllabus and Proceedings Summary, 166th APA Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2013
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  • Identity Narrative and its Role in Understanding Trauma 
    Bucharest, Romania - 1/24/2015
  • Identity Narrative: The Implicit Rerouting Hypothesis 
    Bucharest, Romania - 1/24/2015
  • Physician Burn-Out 
    University of California at Irvine, Department of Psychiatry. Irvine, CA - 1/2/2015
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  • Nightmare Fog 
  • The Age of Humanity 
  • "Our Way Home," (short story) dramatized as musical play by Bonita Jaros, Ph.D., staged and performed 

    JCC of Orange County, CA - 1/4/2013
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Hospital Affiliations