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Richard Kovach, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Richard Kovach is an interventional cardiologist and is board-certified in both cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. Dr. Kovach earned his medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. After medical school, he completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in both cardiology and clinical invasive cardiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Kovach’s special interests include structural heart disease, carotid stenting, endovascular aneurysm repair, peripheral vascular intervention, limb salvage and endovascular medicine. He has participated in many clinical research projects and authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.

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Leadership Titles

  • Division Director, Interventional Cardiology
  • Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  • Assistant Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Professional Accomplishments

  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP)

Specialty Training

  • Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology–Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology


  • Internal Medicine–Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Special Interests

  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Carotid Stenting
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Limb Salvage
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Clinical Research