Dr. Leonard Covello, MD

Dr. Leonard Covello, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Leonard Covello, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Munster, IN. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.

900 Ridge Rd # East

Munster, IN 46321

Contact Information

(219) 836-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Covello'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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 Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Covello has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Covello's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Covello to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Covello's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Several years ago, Dr. Covello was recommended by my internist to diagnose a suspicious lesion on my right ear. Dr. Covello saw me a short time later, and immediately detected a Squamous Cell Carcinoma. He arranged my outpatient surgery expeditiously, at a surgicenter not far from my Valparaiso...more
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I waited for an hour and a half. The doctor sent me for a hearing test. He must have spent at least 60 seconds examining me. The bill exceeded my insurance coverage by over $122. His prescription did nothing to help. I certainly would not waste my time to go back to him even if it was free. If I am...more
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I have suffered from chronic sinus problems/issues for many years. After having some bad experiences & ineffective procedures performed by 2 previous doctors without any form of relief, I decided to take another chance & try out someone new. I'm extremely happy that I did because Dr. Leonard...more
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