Dr. Karen Kovalow-St John, MD

Dr. Karen Kovalow-St John, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Karen Kovalow-St John, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chesterton, IN and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.

601 Gateway Blvd N

Chesterton, IN 46304

Contact Information

(219) 921-1444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Lutheran Preferred
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kovalow-St John "My primary responsibility had been patient care of both adult and pediatric Rheumatology patients. My patients seem to like the fact that I am a good listener. I like to answer all of their questions and concerns before they leave the office, offering them treatment options."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

64  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Ind University Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Ind University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ind University Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kovalow-St John has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kovalow-St John's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kovalow-St John to family and friends
29 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Kovalow-St John's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Karen kovakow-St John is a friendly caring physician but her staff ruins her reputation. Nurse representative is not caring and a bit disrespectful. I was told i misded an appointment that i never made so i would not be able to get on until February. Which was 5 months from when i called for...more
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I have been seeing Dr. St. John for about 1 year. I have a very serious medical condition. She always approaches me in a kind and caring manner. She listens to my input about my health and medication and values what I have to say. She makes me feel like we are a team and asks me how I feel if my...more
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