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A Gastroenterologist’s Guide to Gut Health: Everything You Need to Know about Colonoscopy, Digestive Diseases, and Healthy Eating

More than 70 Scientific Publications, including articles, book chapters, and letters. View Dr. Novick’s publication list for a complete listing of medical publications.


"Stakeholders," Published March 1, 2016 in Hippocampus Magazine.

"Rose, the Tarantula" 2014 Erma Bombeck Writing Competition, Human Interest Category. Honorable Mention. View the Essay

“Coney Island, Winter” (Black and White Photograph). Mock Turtle Zine, Issue 8, p. 23, December 2013.


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Watch Video"A Gastroenterologist's Guide to Gut Health Trailer -- Dr. David M. Novick, MD"  taped 2016

Watch Video"A Gastroenterologist's Guide to Gut Health Extended Trailer -- Dr. David M. Novick, MD" taped 2016

Watch Video"A Gastroenterologist's Guide to Gut Health Trailer Deleted Scene -- Dr. David M. Novick, MD" taped 2016

Watch Video"Commercial for Digestive Specialists -- Liver Treatment Team, with Cassandra Williamson, PA-C," WHIO-TV (Channel 7) and EHIO, taped August 25, 2016.

Watch Video"David and Jane Novick Discuss MAT," Interview by Alice Bloom on the Heroin Epidemic; MAT = Medication-Assisted Treatment. LMC-TV, Mamaroneck, NY, taped March 16, 2016.

Watch Video"Commercial for Digestive Specialists," WHIO-TV, taped January 7, 2016.

"Pencils of Promise." WHIO Radio, Miami Valley Voices, hosted by Ron Rollins, December 6, 2015.

Watch Video "Clostridium difficile, or C-diff: New Developments." Live interview on WRGT-TV Fox 45, April 21, 2015. If link does not work, click on the Facebook icon and view the video on the Dr. David Novick Community Page.

Watch Video "Public Service Announcement for Digestive Specialists Partnership with Pencils of Promise," ABC 22 and Fox 45, March 7, 2015.

Watch Video "Hepatitis C on the Rise." Live interview on WRGT Fox 45, October 7, 2014. 

"Treatment of Addiction." Building Dedication, Arthur Schreiber Jewish Education Center, Cincinnati, OH, June 8, 2014.

Watch Video"The Astronomy GI Group." Stand-up for Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop participants, Dayton, OH, April 12, 2014.

Watch Video “Hepatitic C and Liver Disease.” Health Matters, ABC 22 Fox 45, February 24, 2014.

Watch Video “Gastrointestinal Humor.” Employees Party, Dayton Masonic Temple, Dayton, OH, December 12, 2013.

"Medical Maintenance." American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependance 2013 Conference, Philadelphia, PA, November 11, 2013.

Watch Video "Outpatient Management of Cirrhosis." Dayton Gastroenterology Symposium, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH, November 6, 2013.

“Laughter is the Best Bowel Prep.” Kettering OH Rotary Club, Presidential Banquet Center, Kettering, OH, July 17, 2013.

“Laughter is the Best Bowel Prep.” Oakwood OH Rotary Club, Dayton Country Club, Oakwood, OH, May 10, 2013.

Watch Video“How I Started Writing GI Humor.” Employee Party, Dayton Women’s Club, Dayton, OH, December 7, 2012.


AmSurg Interview


  • Humor Power
  • October 2015: One of 6 winning entries.
  • August 2015: Third Place
  • Joke Contest, May 2015: One of 7 entries selected for recognition.
  • Joke Contest, August 2014: Second Place
  • Joke Contest, May 2014: Third Place
  • Joke Contest, April 2014: Second Place
  • Joke Contest, February 2014: “Thanks to David Novick, from Dayton, Ohio, for suggesting this month’s contest theme.”
  • Joke Contest, January 2014: Fourth Place
  • Joke Contest, November 2013: One of 12 contributors chosen from “hundreds of entries."
  • Joke Contest, November 2012: Third Place
  • Cartoon Caption Contest, May 2012: Third Place
  • Joke Contest, April 2012: Third Place
  • Joke Contest, February 2012: 8 Honorable Mentions
  • Cartoon Caption Contest, January 2012: Third Place and Honorable Mention
  • Joke Contest, December 2011: Second Place
  • Cartoon Caption Contest, September 2011: Honorable Mention (Subsequent Honorable Mentions almost every month, not shown)
Dr. David Novick appears at a speaking engagement
The Erma Bombeck Writing Competition
Dr. David Novick at Cox Media Center, for WHIO Radio