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Stephen J. Kovach, III, MD

Stephen J. Kovach, III, MD Physician

Herndon B. Lehr, M.D. Endowed Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Kovach is employed by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.

About Dr. Stephen J. Kovach, III

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Wound Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2009
  • Surgery, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aesthetics
  • Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Lift
  • Body Fat Injection
  • Body Lift
  • BOTOX Therapy for Frown Lines
  • BOTOX Therapy for Wrinkles
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cheek Augmentation (Malar Augmenation)
  • Cheek Contouring Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermal Fat Grafting for Wrinkles
  • Dermal Fat Grafting Lip Augmentation
  • Deviated Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Ear Pinning Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Eye Lift
  • Facial Fat Injection
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Surgery
  • Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Injectable Fillers
  • Injections for Wrinkles
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Lip Reduction Surgery (Cheiloplasty)
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Nasal Airway Problems
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Saggy Upper Arm
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Tissue Grafts
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Varicose Veins Injections

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Shield Medicare (LGH only)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Humana / Medicare (LGH only)
  • 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
  • Preferred Health Care/PA Preferred Health Networks
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Significa Benefit Services (fka EHP)
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program
  • Vibra Health Plan

Education and Training

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

Memberships

American Association of Plastic Surgeons, National American Association of Plastic Surgeons, National American College of 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 H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Robert Ivy Society, National World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kovach is employed by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Lancaster General Hospital: 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
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 10th Floor, Penn Tower

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2520
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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