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Stephen J. Kovach, III, MD

Stephen J. Kovach, III, MD Physician

Co-Director of Penn Hernia Center Member and Co-director of the Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center Herndon B. Lehr, M.D. Endowed Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Kovach is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Stephen J. Kovach, III

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2009
  • Surgery, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Wall Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Autologous Tissue Reconstruction
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Neoplasm of Skin
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • BOTOX Therapy
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • Breast Lift Surgery (Mastopexy)
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Broken Nose (Nose Fracture)
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Chronic Wounds
  • Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Compromised Tissue Flaps
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Eye Emergencies
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Implants
  • Fat Grafting
  • Fine Lines and Wrinkles
  • Flaps Surgery
  • Foot Ulcer
  • Foot Wound
  • Forehead Nodule
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
  • Hand Injuries
  • Hand Transplant
  • Hemangiomas
  • Implant Reconstruction
  • Jaw Deformities
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Lipoma
  • Liposuction (Lipoplasty)
  • Lymphedema
  • Melanoma
  • Microsurgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nipple and Areola Reconstruction
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oncologic Reconstruction
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Scar Hypertrophy
  • Scar Revision
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Skin Cancer Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Grafting
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Laser Surgery
  • Telangiectasia (Spider Veins)
  • Tendon Injuries & Tendonitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis of Hand
  • Thigh Lift
  • Wound Complications
  • Wound Medication
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: George Washington University
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center
Fellowship: Strong Memorial Hospital - University of Rochester
Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital - University of Rochester
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center

Memberships

American Association of Plastic Surgeons, National American College of Surgeons, National American Council of Plastic Surgeons, National American Hernia Society, National American Society of Plastic Surgeons, National American Society of Plastic Surgery, National American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, National American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, National Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Local Robert Ivy Society, National World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kovach is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Plastic Surgery
3400 Civic Boulevard
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
14th Floor, South Tower

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7300
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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