Linda Novak, MD
Linda Novak, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Uveitis Service

(708) 202-1919

Contact Information:
(708) 216-3408

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Cornea/External Disease
Comprehensive Ophthalmology


Undergraduate School:
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy 1973

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA
Bachelor of Science, Nursing 1977

Medical School:
Loyola University Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, IL
Doctor of Medicine, 1984

Residency in Ophthalmology, 1985-1988
LSU Eye Center
New Orleans, LA

Fellowship in Cornea/External Disease, 1988-1989
Bethesda Eye Institute
St. Louis, MO

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, certified 1990
  • Professional Organizations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Leones Unidos Contra la Ceguera
  • Pasadera Host Lions Club
  • Southern California Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation


  • 1999 Lions Club – Jalapa, Guatemala – Opening of Lions Eye Clinic
  • 1997 Lions Club – Salama, Guatemala – Construction of Lions Eye Hospital
  • 1995 Lions Club – Santa Cruz del Quiche, Guatemala – Cataract free zone project

Research Interests

  • Global Health
  • Missions in Guatemala