Robert Novak, MD

Robert Novak, MD

Pathology Akron, OH


Office Address

  • 1 Perkins Sq
    Akron, OH 44308
    Phone: (330) 543-8572
    Fax: (330) 543-3226

Robert Novak, MD

Pathology Akron, OH


Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pathology: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Pediatric Pathology

Education & Medical Training

  • Brown University
  • Children's Hospital (Denver CO)
  • Duke University School of MedicineDuke University School of Medicine
  • OSF St Francis Medical Center
  • St Jude Childrens Res Hospital
  • University of TennesseeUniversity of Tennessee

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1982 - 2016
  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical License1976 - 2016
  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1974 - 2015
  • American Board of PathologyAnatomic Pathology
  • American Board of PathologyClinical Pathology
  • American Board of PathologyPediatric Pathology
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Esteemed Colleague Recognition AwardSociety for Pediatric Pathology, 2009
  • Lifetime Achievement AwardCollege of American Pathologists, 2008
  • Scroll of AppreciationSociety for Pediatric Pathology, 2007

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia and nephrotic syndrome with membranous nephropathy  B Lee, B Smith, N Tanphaichitr, R Novak, S Robertson, N Haller, Scand J Urol Nephrol, 1/1/2011
  • Thomsen-Friedenreich cryptantigen as a cause of acute bronchospasm  I Farid, E Heiner, R Novak, Pediat Anes, 1/1/2010
  • Use of immature reticulocyte fraction  Novak, CAP Today, 1/1/2009

Books/Book Chapters

  • Color Atlas of the Urinary Sediment Chapter: Indications for Urinalysis & Urinalysis in Young Children 
    Editors: Haber, Blomberg, Galagan, Glassey & Ward.College of American Pathologists, Northfield, IL
  • Crash Course in Immunology  

    Editors: Novak.Mosby-Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
  • Color Atlas of Body Fluids Chapter: Miscellaneous Findings 
    Editors: Gallaghan, Cornbleet, Blumberg.College of American Pathologists, Northfield, IL


  • Significance of isolated PFA-100 aggregation abnormalities in the identification of pediatric patients with von Wildebrand disease Novak, Steele, SPP, Ped Dev Pathol, Boston, MA, 1/1/2009
  • Treatment of BK nephropathy with Cifofavir and Leflumonide Selickman J, Paxos M, Novak R, Morrison L, Podar S. Boshkos C, Bonilla H, Infectious Disease Society, Washington, D. C., 11/1/2008
  • The “Chemistry” of Red Blood Cells Novak, ACLS-Ohio Education Conference and Meeting, Columbus, OH, 5/1/2007


  • Bacterial Infections of CSF 1/1/2007
  • PT and PTT Testing 1/1/2002
  • Urine hCG testing 1/1/2001


  • Immunology (32 lectures) and General Pathology (24 lectures) Novak, USMLERx Online Lecture Education Program
  • Hematology and Clinical Microscopy Glossary/Case Discussions Novak, CAP Surveys
    1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 - 1/1/2008
  • Considerations in viral point of care testing Novak, Current Pediatric Reviews

Professional Memberships"

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

Hospital Affiliations

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