Dr. Richard Kovar, DO

Dr. Richard Kovar, DO

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Richard Kovar, DO is a neurology specialist in Fort Gratiot, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurology and osteopathic manipulative therapy.

3825 24th Ave

Fort Gratiot, MI 48059

Contact Information

(810) 982-0100

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Priority Health
  • State Farm

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Top Care Areas

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Tension Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • educate each person about their condition so they better understand what is happening to them
  • address the underlying problem as much as possible and not just cover up symptoms with medication
  • work with each patient to develop a plan that works for them
  • treat everyone with the respect that they deserve
  • provide and explain options of treatment for each person's condition
  • avoid unnecessary testing when possible
  • work with and communicate with the patient's other health care providers

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry*
  • Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry*

99  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Hunter College, Manhattan, Ny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • State University New York At New Paltz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Oakland General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Oakland General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University At Albany
    Other Education | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kovar's Reviews

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41 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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Dr. Kovar's 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 (7)

Great doc. Horrible wait time. 1+ hour every time.
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I would strongly recommend Dr Kovar he spends the time on each of his patients and really listens to you.
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How lucky for us that our health care provider recommended Dr Kovar. He is professional, engaging, compassionate and kind. He has helped me every time I have gone to see him. He was the only Physcian who could help me with my Occipital Neuralgia. When I was in a crisis with my Occipital Neuralgia...more
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Very pleasant, experienced and knowledgeable physician who actually cares and not only treats his patient's but takes the time to actually listen to them. A rare find a physician with excellent bedside manner and knowledge. I would highly recommend him!
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Dr. Kovar is a migraine specialist, and will not stop until he finds something that works. As a D.O. he is knowledgeable of how the body works, and seeks some natural resolutions. (Not just a pill pusher) He is kind and compassionate and never rushes through an exam.
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