Dr. Paul Kovatis, MD

Dr. Paul Kovatis, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Paul Kovatis, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Hospital in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.

2 Forest Ave

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 90% of peers
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kovatis does not have any board certifications listed.

38  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kovatis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kovatis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kovatis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kovatis to family and friends
25 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kovatis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Kovatis is by far the MVP in his field!!
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He is the cream of the cream!!!!! I am a physician and I suffered a serious leg injury. I would not have any other doctor!!!! He is the best orthopedic surgeon you will ever meet. He is professional, personable and expertly skilled. This is the surgeon you want without a doubt. Ask for him...more
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I find Dr. Kovatis to be an excellent doctor who provides quality care with a relaxed manner. The entire experience was exceptional – I’m so glad my friend recommended him. The wait time varied, but even when it took a while to see him, I never felt I was rushed. His assistant Kim is friendly...more
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Dr, Paul Kovatis literally saved my leg and my career! A dancer/choreographer, I completely smashed my right ankle, Dr. Kovatis put it back together with a plate and 6 screws, so well that I have COMPLETE range of motion, and can dance and use it as well or better than before the fall! Other Drs...more
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I was so pleased to get a second opinion from Dr. Kovatis. A podiatrist advised me that I has to wear a huge air cast due to a partial tendon tear. it was very hard to walk in the cast and it also thew out my back bad. He gave me good, sound advise and a much smaller and more comfortable ankle...more
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