Dr. Richard J Kovacs MD Cardiologist

Dr. Richard Kovacs is a cardiologist in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Community Hospital North and Hendricks Regional Health. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Kovacs accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 38 doctors at Community Hospital North and one of 41 at Hendricks Regional Health who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1982

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1986

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1982 - 1985

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Cardiovascular Disease

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

MI State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

ATP-sensitive K+ channels from aortic smooth muscle incorporated into planar lipid bilayers.
Kovacs, R. J., Nelson, M. T.

Development and Validation of a Risk Score to Predict QT Interval Prolongation in Hospitalized Patients.
Tisdale, J. E.,Jaynes, H. A.,Kingery, J. R.,Mourad, N. A.,Trujillo, T. N.,Overholser, B. R.,Kovacs, R. J.

Evaluation of the Effects of Duloxetine and Escitalopram on 24-Hour Heart Rate Variability: A Mechanistic Study Using Heart Rate Variability as a Pharmacodynamic Measure.
Chappell, J. C.,Kovacs, R.,Haber, H.,Wright, R.,Mitchell, M. I.,Detke, M.,Pangallo, B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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