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Tom F. Novacheck, MD


(651) 229-3813

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric | Surgery, Orthopedic Pediatric | Trauma Services

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Orthopedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    Madison, WI


  • Residency - Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
  • Fellowship - Connecticut Children's Medical Center
    Hartford, CT

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Gillette Childrens Pediatric Orthopedics
200 University AVE E
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 229-3813

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Orthopedics
2530 Chicago Ave S STE G070
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(651) 220-5700

Personal Biography

Tom Novacheck, M.D., is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in treating cerebral palsy, scoliosis or other complex orthopaedic conditions in children and adolescents. He is also Associate Medical Director of Gillette's James R Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis. Dr. Novacheck has based his practice at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare since 1991. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, completed his orthopaedic residency at Pennsylvania State University, and finally his pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at Newington Children's Hospital in Newington, Connecticut. Dr. Novacheck's professional associations include the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Orthopaedic Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Novacheck's research and education activities for residents, fellows, and health care professionals have focused primarily on outcomes studies of management of gait disorders in individuals with cerebral palsy, development of motion analysis testing methods, and the biomechanics of running. Dr. Novacheck enjoys distance running, backpacking, and cross country skiing. He is a part time tree farmer and grape grower.