Saint James Health Welcomes Doctor Denise Novaes, MD, FAAP

by | Dec 15, 2023 | Wellness

Portuguese speaking Pediatrician with over 30 years of experience joins the Saint James Health team.

Saint James Health is happy to announce Dr. Denise Novaes, MD, FAAP is joining our team. Dr. Novaes was born in Brazil, received her medical degree from the Universidade Federal Fluminense and completed her first residency at the Antonio Pedro University Hospital before moving to the United States in 1988. Dr. Novaes brings over 30 years of medical experience. Most recently, Dr. Novaes worked for Skylands Pediatrics in Sparta, N.J. Dr. Novaes speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese.

“We are very excited to announce the addition of Dr. Denise Novaes to our Saint James Health Family. Saint James Health is focused on providing full spectrum, quality primary care in a culturally competent setting. Dr. Novaes’ many years of experience working with children and adolescents, along with her ability to speak Spanish and Portuguese, will be a huge benefit to the community we serve,” said Nicole Fields, Chief Executive Officer.

“I am very excited to join the Saint James Health team. In my many years of experience, I have worked in hospitals, private practice, federally qualified health centers and private pediatrics groups. I love children and I have a passion for helping the underserved community, so working at Saint James Health affords me the opportunity to provide great quality pediatric care to a wonderful community. I love being able to communicate with the families I serve in their native language. Eu falo Português. Yo hablo Español. This community feels like home to me,” said Dr. Denise Novaes, MD, FAAP.

Dr. Denise Novaes is currently seeing patients at Saint James Health, East Ward, 228 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ. Call 973 789-8111 to make an appointment or visit .

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