Dr. Melinda Novak is a chiropractic musculoskeletal sonographer at the University of Western States (UWS). She completed her diagnostic imaging residency at UWS and is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology. During her radiology residency, Dr. Novak completed a Master of Science degree in diagnostic imaging with her thesis research on the topic of diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound. Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound is of particular interest to her and has completed extensive training in performing and interpreting these imaging studies. Dr. Novak has achieved advanced certification in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound (RMSK) and is one of only a few providers in the Portland area to offer these services.
When not teaching or interpreting X-rays and ultrasounds, Dr. Novak loves to be in the kitchen whipping up a batch of bagels or pretzels, out on the water kayaking/sailing/paddle boarding or spending time with her wife and golden retriever puppy, Roxy.