Dr. Ruth Covington, DO

Dr. Ruth Covington, DO

Psychiatry  |  
Female  |  
Age 66
(4)
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Dr. Ruth Covington, DO is a psychiatry specialist in Chester, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

30 Medical Center Blvd Ste 407

Chester, PA 19013

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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more than 57% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
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more than 57% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
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more than 40% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Jfk Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Institute Penn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Covington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Covington's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Covington to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 1
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Dr. Covington's Performance

Trustworthiness
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Explains condition(s) well
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Answers Questions
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Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance

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Office environment
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Staff friendliness
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Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

We would not get anywhere with my appointments, just go over history and she's would write me a script for an antidepressant. Don't cancel an appointment (even if it's a week before the appointment because you had a death in the family and the funeral is being scheduled for the day of your...more
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in Glen Mills, PA
Rude, arrogant, very unhelpful
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