Dr. Lee Harrison Novick was born and raised in Westchester County, New York. He left New York to attend Phillips Academy in Andover Massachusetts for his secondary education. Dr. Novick then received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, At Hamilton, Dr. Novick graduated Magna Cum Laude, was a member of Psi Chi (The National Honor Society in Psychology), and was elected as a member of The Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Dr. Novick then worked as a researcher at the prestigious Rockefeller University in the department of neurobiology in New York. After his research, he then accomplished his postgraduate training at Tulane Medical School, in New Orleans, LA. He stayed at Tulane to finish his residency in Ophthalmology. While at Tulane, Dr. Novick served as Chief resident. Dr. Novick went on to further his education at the University of California, Irvine as a refractive surgery, cornea, and external disease fellow. Dr. Novick’s fellowship has helped him become an expert in refractive surgery, as well as Cornea and External diseases of the eye. Dr. Novick has published multiple articles, has contributed to several refractive surgical texts, and has appeared as an invited guest lecturer on a variety of ophthalmic topics.
Dr. Novick specializes in Refractive surgery, Cornea and External diseases of the eye. He also provides general ophthalmic care including cataract and glaucoma surgery, cosmetic lid surgery, and a variety of laser procedures. Dr. Novick is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, International Society of Refractive Surgeons, Orange County Ophthalmic Society, California Medical Society, and The Phi Beta Kappa Society.