Dr. David Kovar, MD

Dr. David Kovar, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. David Kovar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and more.Read his story

David Kovar, MD

1960 N Ogden St Ste 110

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medica
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kovar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
high
more than 85% of peers
Pulmonary Hypertension
high
more than 83% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Kovar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kovar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kovar "Dr. Kovar has been practicing cardiology since 2002. Originally from the Czech Republic, he graduated from Charles University School of Medicine in 1994 and proceeded to complete his Internal Medicine residency, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Kovar has been actively involved in medical research. He has presented his work at international cardiology meetings and has published articles in reputable journals. Dr. Kovar is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He has unique experiences in health systems throughout the world, practicing medicine in Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. In 2014 to 2015 he spent a sabbatical year with his family volunteering in several African countries and Nepal. Dr. Kovar has seven board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computer Tomography, and Vascular Medicine. He speaks several languages including Spanish. His professional interests include percutaneous coronary and peripheral vascular interventions and Cardiovascular Computer Tomography. Dr. Kovar, his wife, and two children enjoy traveling, skiing, sailing, scuba diving, backcountry hiking and camping."

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7  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency

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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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

  • Charles University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Charles University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship - UAB
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kovar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kovar's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kovar to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Kovar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Kovar saved my life!
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extremely conscientious
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Dr Kovar was the cardiologist who not only pulled me through a 2012 heart attack and put in two stints, but has been my cardiologist ever since. In my 69 years, I've never had a more competent and compassionate doctor. He never rushes through an appointment and always answers all questions. I...more
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