Dr. Karen Kovalow-St John, MD

Dr. Karen Kovalow-St John, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Karen Kovalow-St John, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chesterton, IN and has been practicing for 30 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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Dr. Kovalow-St John's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vasculitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kovalow-St John treats Vasculitis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Kovalow-St John treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arteritis
  • Autoimmune Vasculitis
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
  • Lymphocytic Vasculitis
  • Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Polyarteritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kovalow-St John treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Kovalow-St John treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kovalow-St John treats Gout more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Kovalow-St John treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Kovalow-St John's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kovalow-St John

3.8

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
68.96551724137932%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
27.586206896551722%
(8)

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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...Read 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...Read More
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