Dr. Nowak is one of the elite gynecologists in the United States experienced in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). He has trained with some of the best gynecologists in the U.S. and has served on panels providing input on new products. Dr. Nowak was instrumental in encouraging Munson Medical Center to offer the da Vinci for advanced gynecologists. Dr. Nowak was the first gynecologist in Northern Michigan that was listed on the da Vinci physician locator.
Dr. Nowak graduated from A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977. He did his internship at Normandy Osteopathic Hospital in 1978 and his residency at Metropolitan Hospital. He is now affiliated with Munson Medical Center.
Dr. Nowak enjoys spending his free time watching his two children, raise his four grandchildren. He attends as many of his grandchildren’s sports and activities as he can. He has a love for the outdoors and all the area has to offer.
The first smiling face you will see. Marlene has been at Women’s Health Pavilion for 21 years. She handles all Front Desk responsibilities, Insurance, scheduling, and will check you in upon arrival. Marlene has lived in Traverse City her entire life. She enjoys being at her lake house, gardening and spending time with her granddaughter.
You will see Courtney’s smile assisting Dr. Nowak in the patient rooms, however her main responsibility is scheduling your surgery and helping you prepare for it. She ensures your insurance will cover your surgery and if any prior authorization is required. Courtney has been in the medical field for 10 years, joining the Women’s Health Pavilion 2 years ago. Born and raised in Traverse City, newly engaged, Courtney enjoys quality time with her fiance’ and their Basset Hound Gourdie. Her favorite hobby is thrifting.
Our newest staff member joining Women’s Health Pavilion this year.. Pamela is assisting in all areas needed so we can make your appointment go as quickly as we can. Born in Boston, she has lived in the Traverse City Area for over 50 years. Having an adopted child in her later years, she spends her time keeping up with him, biking, hiking and perched at the skatepark. Pamela is an animal lover and has several pets.