David Kovar, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
4.7 / 5
135 Ratings
  |  
40 Comments
David Kovar
4.7 / 5
135 Ratings
  |  
40 Comments
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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4.7out of 5 (135 Ratings, 40 Comments)
Nov 2, 2017

My experience was satisfactory.


Oct 16, 2017

dr Kovar is one of the best doctors I have been to. he is very knowledgeable and explains very well ,personable and is someone you feel you can talk to


Oct 13, 2017

Dr. Kovar is a truly wonderful and very knowledgeable doctor, he has been my cardiologist since April **, 200* and certainly hope he will be there as long as I need him to be. He saved my life for sure!


Oct 6, 2017

I went to Dr. Kovar for a follow up visit concerning an Issue that I came to see him for in ***** of 20**. Dr. Kovar was pleased with my progress and said I was one of the few patients that actually took his advice, by losing 50lbs and losing 6 inches in my waist and exercising 6 days a week, and changing my diet.


Oct 6, 2017

My visit with Dr. Kovar is always pleasant. He is helpful and always answers my questions thoroughly.


Oct 6, 2017

EXCELLENT


Sep 20, 2017

I had some trouble finding the correct parking place for this building and then trouble finding the elevator to the 2nd floor. Once i arrived, the receptionists were helpful and cheerful. The doctor and nurse and were kind and thorough. I haven't yet taken the ordered tests, so I don't know how that experience will be.


Sep 18, 2017

Very good easy to talk to and very attentive to details.


Sep 18, 2017

emergency room after release from two week previous knee replacement I was weak and couldn't take care of my self. turns out that I have blood clot found by the doc.


Sep 18, 2017

very positive


Sep 8, 2017

Very frustrating - Cancelled my apts. several times - Don't no to do the wrong tests, no follow up - and $2,000 for this treatment sad.


Sep 8, 2017

overall experience was good and attention to my needs was quite acceptable


Sep 5, 2017

excellent


Sep 1, 2017

Very good.


Aug 31, 2017

Very good.


Aug 25, 2017

Very good. Thanks to all staff.


Aug 17, 2017

Heart nuclear stress test only, referred to this provider from my regular PCP.


Aug 16, 2017

Okay. Dr seemed rushed.


Aug 14, 2017

good


Aug 10, 2017

I was there for a family member who was receiving care at this hospital and with Dr. Kovar. After seeing his experience, I opted to switch to this doctor as well.


Aug 10, 2017

Excellent. Dr. Kovar is fantastic at listening and reassuring me I am doing well after a through EKG and exam! Takes time for patients.


Aug 10, 2017

Professional


Aug 9, 2017

Discovered silent heart attack. Resulting care was immediate.


Aug 8, 2017

Overall good but when I tried to transfer after care their team failed miserably. Doctors good- clearance efficiency horrible.


Aug 4, 2017

Dr. Kovar is always pleasant and listens to all my concerns. We talk about my current medicines and work together to better my health.


Aug 3, 2017

I received care from Dr. Kovar since **** with one interruption where I had heart surgery and saw another MD. He saved my life when I had the heart attack.


Jul 17, 2017

Dr. Kovar is a great doctor!


Jul 17, 2017

Very good service; patient satisfaction good. Dr. Kovar has a very caring attitude.


Jul 17, 2017

I have been going to Dr. Kovar for 5 years for my heart. He and his staff have always been courteous and extremely competent. I trust them with my life, because they literally saved my life.


Jun 28, 2017

Dr. Kovar was very kind, knowledgeable and professional. The nurse and office staff were equally as wonderful. I wish he could be my primary care doctor.


Jun 28, 2017

I needed approval for surgery ASAP.


Jun 26, 2017

I went fast and helpful.


Jun 21, 2017

good


Jun 19, 2017

Dr. Kovar is one of the BEST! Office staff deserves KUDOS as well.


Jun 19, 2017

Pleasant & informational.


May 19, 2017

Follow up exam after stent implant. Good results, good prognosis. Happy with the whole experience!


May 11, 2017

I feel very comfortable and trust the expertise of Dr. Kovar but, sometimes the language difference leads to confusion about diagnosis and what I need as a patient, who wants to know everything.


May 11, 2017

Hospital stay for severe pain Dr. Kovar - (leg) exam based on other dr.'s complete analysis.


May 8, 2017

Dr. Kovar and his team were excellent. And Jena, the nurse, was absolutely outstanding in making me comfortable about the procedure.


May 8, 2017

Dr. Kovar is a first class physician!