5.0 based on 2 reviewsView this provider's reviews
Patient satisfaction ratings and reviews are based on personal opinions. Before you choose any doctor you should take into account their background, training, specialized experience AND their patient satisfaction to ensure they are the right fit for you.
Dr. Covey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Sports Medicine
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Dr. Covey's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Covey "Dana Covey, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in sports medicine with an emphasis on knee and shoulder injuries. Dr. Covey sees patients with knee ligament tears and shoulder dislocation. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dr. Covey served with distinction as a Navy orthopaedic surgeon prior to joining the UC San Diego faculty. He is a decorated combat veteran who made multiple, lengthy deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan as a leader of Marine Corps forward surgical teams responsible for saving the lives and limbs of Marines and Sailors severely wounded on the battlefield. He was also chairman and orthopaedic surgeon at Naval Medical Center, San Diego, where he treated complex sports-related injuries in service members including elite warrior-athletes in the Marine Corps and Navy SEALs. Dr. Covey was awarded the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine as the nation’s top military physician, received the prestigious American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellowship, was elected to Sigma Xi, the scientific honorary, was awarded the Sir Henry Wellcome Medal and Prize for outstanding medical research, and received the Colonel Brian Allgood Memorial Award for Excellence in Military Orthopaedic Leadership. Dr. Covey received his medical degree with honors from the University of Washington, completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at Louisiana State University, and an orthopedic surgery fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Covey is a diplomate and oral examiner of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, where he serves on the Board of Councilors. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters ranging from basic and clinical science to operational medicine, and has received large research grants. Outside of work, Dr. Covey enjoys outdoor sports and other activities with his wife, Lynn, and their children."
Dr. Covey does not have any board certifications listed.
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Chronic Neck Pain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Internal Derangement of Knee
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Rotator Cuff Surgery
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Education data for Dr. Covey is unavailable at this time.
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Dr. Covey has no awards or honors listed.
Media & Publications
Dr. Covey has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
Dr. Covey does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Covey and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.