Dr. Stephen Kovach III, MD

Dr. Stephen Kovach III, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. Stephen Kovach III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1997 and specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

3400 Spruce St

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

(215) 662-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Skin Grafts
very high
more than 96% of peers
Localized Fat Deposits
very high
more than 95% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

18  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • 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

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Education

  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kovach III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kovach III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kovach III

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

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It has taken almost 4 years and countless surgeries to somewhat repair the damage this "Dr." did to my breasts during reconstruction. So sorry I ever heard his name.
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He is a nice person, but not a good plastic surgeon in my opinion. I have to live with what he did. He thinks he did a good job? Wow! He can’t even see how ugly his work is. Never even took before photos as they said they would do!
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Dr. Kovach is an outstanding physician and surgeon. He listens and explains well; for me, the surgical outcome of my procedure was excellent and fully resolved the problem. I was able to leave the hospital sooner than planned, and my recovery at home was comfortable and unremarkable. I recommend...Read More
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Dr. Kovach is patient, understanding, and thorough.
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