Dr. Edward Covington, MD

Dr. Edward Covington, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Edward Covington, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in psychiatry.

10524 Stokes Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44195

Contact Information

(216) 445-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Psychological Testing
high
more than 80% of peers
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Covington'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.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

3  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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4  Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Covington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Covington's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Covington to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Covington's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Covington, while very knowledgable, permiates his clinic with a judgemental, condescending and sometimes cruel environment. This behavior is mimicked by his doctor underlings and nursing staff. Patients routinely come in taking pain meds which can lead to eradic behavior. I witnessed the staff...more
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