Dr. David Kovar, MD

Dr. David Kovar, MD

Cardiology | Male | 46 years old

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.Read more

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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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David Kovar, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, FASNC

Dr. Kovar has seven board certifications. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computer Tomography and Vascular Medicine.

He is a Clin. Asscociate Professor at the University of Colorado School of medicine.

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's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Charles University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Charles University Hospital

    Completed in 1995

    University of North Dakota / Main Campus
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 2001

  • Other Education
    Interventional Cardiology Fellowship-Uab

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography