David Kovar, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Area of Focus: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
David Kovar MD Cardiologist in Denver
Primary Location:

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Wheat Ridge

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

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Denver

1960 N Ogden St Ste 110
Denver, CO 80218-3667
Phone: 303-318-2460
Fax: 303-318-2489

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Lafayette

300 Exempla Cir Ste 310
Lafayette, CO 80026-3394
Phone: 303-689-6420
Fax: 303-689-6430

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Northglenn

11900 Grant St Ste 240
Northglenn, CO 80031
Phone: 303-603-9970
Fax: 303-403-6219
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Dr. David Kovar is a cardiologist in Denver and Wheat Ridge, and 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
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Interventional Cardiology
  • The Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Education
  • Charles University, Medical School
Internships
  • University of Otago
Residencies
  • University of Alabama Birmingham - Internal Med
  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine
  • University of South Alabama Medical Center
Fellowships
  • University of Alabama Birmingham - Surgery GME
Affiliations
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, SCL Health Medical Group, Saint Joseph Hospital
Expertise
Dr. David Kovar is a cardiologist in Denver and Wheat Ridge. His specializes in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiovascular computer tomography, and vascular medicine. 
Patient Ratings (101)
Overall Rating
4.6 out of 5
Provider discussed treatment options
4.6 out of 5
Provider showed concern
4.6 out of 5
Provider explained things clearly
4.5 out of 5
Provider included you in decisions
4.6 out of 5
Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.7 out of 5
Extent to which Care Provider listened
4.7 out of 5

The Patient Rating Score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the PressGaney Patient Satisfaction Survey.

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Patient Reviews (11)
3/20/2020

*Dr. Kovar is an excellent doctor. Listens to you answers all your questions I will recommend to my friends.


3/13/2020

Excellent


3/7/2020

He was very informative and helpful as well as he took time and listened.


2/22/2020

Dr. Kovar saved my life 4 yrs. ago & I highly respect him.


2/7/2020

I have confidence in dr Kovar and feel he listens and responds respectfully


2/7/2020

Dr. Kovar is a great doctor & a great communicator. I enjoy my visits.


2/5/2020

Doctor was very pleasant but was delayed by another patient thus our "introduction" was brief. We were told we were "stable" & would see us in a year with PA being our interim contact.


1/9/2020

*Dr. Kovar had a great attitude and really helped me feel better on how we were to treat my condition.


12/30/2019

I was impressed with *Dr. Kovar's thoroughness and him listening to me and answering all of my questions.


10/10/2019

I was blessed to have gotten Dr Kovar when I had my heart attack. He cares about his patients and their health. He has a great bedside manner. Couldn't have asked for a better doctor! You go doc!


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