Our Providers
Joseph S. Novak, Jr, M.D.

Joseph S. Novak, Jr, M.D.

Dr. Novak is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist joining the Shaw Center provider team in 2012.  Dr. Novak has been serving patients in the Southwest Georgia and North Florida area since 1998.


Dr. Novak was raised in Livingston, New Jersey.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Drew University in Madison, NJ in 1989 where he was active in student government and a scholar-athlete serving as captain of the Drew University basketball team. He received his medical degree in 1993 from The University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UVA in 1997 serving as Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Novak practiced at the Piedmont Women’s Center in Elkin, NC before moving to Thomasville in 1998.


Dr. Novak is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  He is also a member of the Medical Association of Georgia, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. Dr. Novak has presented medical research in Obstetric, Medical and Fetal Complications in Women age 40 and Over at the World Congress of Perinatology, and has authored a publication of Clinical Protocols in Obstetrics and Gynecology.


During his time off, Dr. Novak enjoys spending time with his wife, Renee, and four children.

Office Location(s):

Shaw Center for Womens' Health

918 S Broad St
Thomasville, Georgia   31792
Location Phone: 229-226-8800
Location Fax: 229-226-8232

My Phone: 229-226-8800

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Medical Education:
University of Virginia School of Medicine : 1993
Medical Degree
General School Education:
Drew University : 1989

Bachelor of Science degree in biology

University of Virginia School of Medicine : 1997
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology

In Practice Since: