As the longest-tenured surgeon at Carle MCO, Dr. Novotny has the combined experience, clinical knowledge, and hands-on skill to effectively care for patients. Over the years, he has seen thousands of patients with various orthopedic conditions. Dr. Novotny treats all general orthopedic conditions but primarily treats shoulders, elbows, hands, hips, and knees. Patient success stories are what motivate Novotny to become a better doctor. He loves interacting with his patients, providing a safe and comfortable atmosphere, and answering any questions to create a positive experience.