Dr. Edward Covington, MD
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Dr. Edward Covington, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Institute 10524 Stokes Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44195 Get Directions
(216) 445-8000

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Dr. Covington specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Cleveland, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Covington's Office & Staff
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      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 frequently roiling their eyes at patient behavior and publically scolding them. Every day, at least one patient was berated to tears, again in a meeting with other patients present.
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      Specialties

      • Pain Medicine
      • Addiction Psychiatry

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      • Addiction Psychiatry
      • Pain Medicine
      • Psychiatry

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Postoperative Pain
      • Adjustment Disorder
      • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
      • Anxiety
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Back Pain
      • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
      • Bipolar Disorder
      • Bone Disorders
      • Borderline Personality Disorder
      • Brain Disorders
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Cocaine Addiction
      • Combination Drug Dependence
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Confusion
      • Conversion Disorder
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
      • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
      • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
      • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
      • Eating Disorders
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Fracture
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Impulse Control Disorders
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Low Back Pain
      • Major Depressive Disorder
      • Marijuana Addiction
      • Migraine
      • Myelopathy
      • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
      • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
      • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
      • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
      • Opioid Dependence
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Personality Disorders
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Postherpetic Neuralgia
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
      • Psychiatric Diseases
      • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Schizophrenia
      • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
      • Somatoform Disorders
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Suicidal Ideation
      • Tobacco Use Disorder
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Upper Back Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Family Psychotherapy
      • Group Psychotherapy
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Psychological Testing
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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        Malpractice Claims not available

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1970

      • Internship Hospital
        Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis

        Completed in 1971

      • Residency Hospital
        Mayo Grad School Med

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry, Pain Medicine and Psychiatry
      • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Covington's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Covington

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients