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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Hamot

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
158 Patient
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Critical Care Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine


DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Chestnut Hill Hospital,
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel/Hahnemann University College of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA

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May 16, 2019

the doctor was and always is polite and respectful , I've had a few pulmonologist, but he is way better than any other that I have seen.

May 10, 2019

had an excellent experience, feel much better about seeing dr kovacs than I did at st vincents

April 26, 2019

love the dr. easy to talk to and understand. Staff are all friendly

April 26, 2019


April 23, 2019

Dr Kovacs was pleasant and very informative as well as his staff

March 26, 2019

Dr K very nice man.

March 25, 2019

Seems very nice and has knowledge of Alpha1.

March 21, 2019

Everyone was excellent

March 12, 2019

my experience with the doctor was good. I was able to ask questions---all was excellent.

March 01, 2019

I had an excellent experience. He had reviewed my previous lab tests and procedures, performed a brief hands-on exam, discussed my situation, and answered the question of whether I needed further follow-up for a lung nodule. Getting his opinion on this was the purpose of the visit.