A Guide to Gut Health

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Gastroenterologist's Guide to Gut HealthJoin Dr. David Novick for the advice from his book, A Gastroenterologist's Guide to Gut Health.  Informed by 25 years of clinical and research experience, Dr. Novick will speak on colon cancer screening, the microbiome (the living organisms in our bodies), probiotics, and the gluten-free diet.  He will answer questions on any topic in gastroenterology.   After his presentation, his book will be for sale.

David M. Novick, MD, FACP, FAASLD is a gastroenterologist with extensive clinical and academic experience.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  Dr. Novick received his medical degree from Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY in 1974.  After completing his Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY in 1977, he did a Fellowship in Liver Diseases at the Royal Free Hospital, London England in 1984 and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Yale University/Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT in 1991.

For the last 26 years, Dr. Novick has been practicing with Digestive Specialists in Dayton, Ohio.  He has more than 70 medical publications and has special interests in hepatology (liver disease) and addiction medicine. He is Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, and Guest Investigator at The Rockefeller University in New York City. In 2014, Dr. Novick was selected for inclusion in the inaugural group of Fellows of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

Dr. Novick’s first book, A Gastroenterologist’s Guide to Gut Health: Everything You Need to Know about Colonoscopy, Digestive Diseases, and Healthy Eating, was published by Rowman & Littlefield in April 2017. His essay, "Rose, the Tarantula", received an honorable mention in the 2014 Erma Bombeck Writing Competition. Dr. Novick is also published in Hippocampus Magazine, the Fix.com blog, and Ohio Lawyer. He and his wife have four adult daughters, all of whom have their own health insurance. He can be found at his Amazon Author Page and website.

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