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Marsha Beth Novick, M.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Pediatric Weight Loss
121 Nyes Road, Suite D
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Tel: 800-243-1455/(717) 531-8674 Fax: (717) 531-0401


Adolescent Medicine Bariatric Medicine

Patient Services Provided

Obesity Medicine Pediatric weight management

Biographical Information

Marsha Novick, MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Multidisciplinary Weight Loss Program. She graduated from Rush University Medical College, Chicago and completed her residency and academic fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Novick is board certified in family medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Before moving to central Pennsylvania, she was Medical Director of the Seacoast Weight and Wellness Center, a weight loss clinic for adults and children in Exeter, New Hampshire. For the past 9 years, she has worked at the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital in the Pediatric Multidisciplinary Weight Loss Program, specifically helping thousands of obese children, adolescents and their families with weight management.

Professional Education

Residency, Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Saint Margaret Memorial Hospital (1998) M.D., Rush Medical College (Illinois) (1995)

Research Interests

Impact of picky eating habits and technology on the obese child

Academic Interests

Obesity medicine from childhood through adulthood


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Marsha Beth Novick, MD
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Honors and Awards

Top Educators Award, Department of Pediatrics, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2016 Fellow, American Academy of Family Physician, 2016 Deans Award for Excellence in Teaching, Penn State Hershey School of Medicine, 2015 Top Educators Award, Department of Pediatrics, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 2015