Dr. Ildiko Kovacs, MD

Psychiatry •  Female • Age 56
  
Dr. Kovacs
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Ildiko Kovacs, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kovacs has more experience with General Mental Health than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Semmelweis University, Faculty Of Medicine medical school in 1988. She is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kovacs to book an appointment.


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Biography

Ildiko Kovacs, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in caring for individuals and couples experiencing issues related to sexual function, sexuality and gender. Her clinical focus is on addressing the psychiatric, behavioral, rel...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Semmelweis University, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Hungarian
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Kovacs accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
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Practice Areas

General Mental Health

General mental health includes management, treatment and prevention of mental illness through risk factor screenings, counseling, group therapy, and wellness support.Compare with other General Mental Health specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
ADHD and-or ADD
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kovacs treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Kovacs treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Anxiety
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kovacs treats Anxiety more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Kovacs treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kovacs treats Dysthymia (Chronic Depression) more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Kovacs treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

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Dr. Kovacs' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Locations

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103
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UC San Diego Health8950 Villa La Jolla Dr La Jolla, CA 92037
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

San Diego, CA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)