David Kovar, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
David Kovar
Primary Location:

Heart Institute of Colorado

3655 Lutheran Pkwy # 201
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-6010
Phone: (303)603-9800
Fax: (303)403-6209

Heart Institute of Colorado

1960 Ogden St Ste 110
Denver, CO 80218-3667
Phone: (303)318-2460
Fax: (303)318-2489
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Dr. Kovar has been practicing cardiology since 2002. Originally from the Czech Republic, he graduated from Charles University School of Medicine in 1994 and proceeded to complete his Internal Medicine residency, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Kovar has been actively involved in medical research. He has presented his work at international cardiology meetings and has published articles in reputable journals. Dr. Kovar is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He has unique experiences in health systems throughout the world, practicing medicine in Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. In 2014 to 2015 he spent a sabbatical year with his family volunteering in several African countries and Nepal.

Dr. Kovar has seven board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computer Tomography, and Vascular Medicine. He speaks several languages including Spanish. His professional interests include percutaneous coronary and peripheral vascular interventions and Cardiovascular Computer Tomography. Dr. Kovar, his wife, and two children enjoy traveling, skiing, sailing, scuba diving, backcountry hiking and camping.

Certifications
  • Amer Brd Internal Medicine
  • Amer Brd Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
  • Amer Brd Internal Medicine-Interventional Cardiology
  • Cert Brd of Nuclear Cardio Computed Topography
  • Certification Brd of Nuclear Cardiology
Education
  • Charles University of Prague, Medical School
Internships
  • Charles University of Prague
Residencies
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Alabama Medical Center
  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine
Fellowships
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
Affiliations
SCL Health Medical Group, SCL Physicians
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Patient Ratings (128)
Overall Rating
4.7 out of 5
Explanations Easy to Understand
4.8 out of 5
Listened Carefully to You
4.9 out of 5
Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
4.7 out of 5
Knew Your Medical History
4.5 out of 5
Showed Respect for You
4.8 out of 5
Spent Enough Time With You
4.8 out of 5

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Patient Reviews (50)
Jan 17, 2018

Dr. Kovar was easy to talk with and explain things in elementary terms. Everyone was very pleasant and polite.


Jan 5, 2018

Good


Dec 13, 2017

Great team of nurses that got things going. Doctor was seeing me for follow-up from a heart attack. He is great.


Dec 13, 2017

Dr Kovar seems to be very knowledgeable and makes every visit cimfortable


Dec 11, 2017

Walked into office then waited 3-4 minutes for the check-in was weighed in, then went to exam room for check of vital signs. BP check could have been done at a more relaxed positioning. I.E., sitting with feet on floor and arm at rest (feet were dangling. Should be checked in by insured name.


Nov 30, 2017

I go in very 6-9 mos. for a check on my pace maker. I try to see the doctor on the same visit as transportation is a problem.


Nov 27, 2017

Awesome!


Nov 20, 2017

excellent


Nov 2, 2017

Dr. Kovar is a great cardiologist who speaks directly to you and explains things thoroughly. I feel that my health has imported greatly under his care.


Nov 2, 2017

My experience was satisfactory.


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