Gerald M. Kovar, MD

Internal Medicine
18401 Burbank Boulevard Suite 112
Tarzana, CA 91356 Get Directions
818.774.9225
Gerald M. Kovar, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months
900.00 every 6 months
1,800.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My practice is different from traditional primary care practices because it revolves entirely around you - your health, your goals, your needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated physician, I am able to work as your partner to help keep you as healthy as possible for as long as possible. I have the time to really get to know my patients, and nothing is more rewarding than helping them consistently reach their wellness goals.
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Dr. Kovar's Credentials

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Residency:
National Health Service Corporation
Winona, MO
Volunteer Physician 1972-1974
Kaiser Hospital/Sunset
Los Angeles, CA
Internal Medicine 1974-1975
UCLA Sepulveda Veterans Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
Internal Medicine 1975-1977

Internship:
USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
1971-1972

Medical School:
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Doctorate of Medicine 1971

Undergraduate:
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 1967

American Board of Internal Medicine
Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center
Member:
International Atherosclerosis Society
American Diabetes Association
National Lipid Association
American Medical Association
Volunteer:
Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps/L.A.
M.E.N.D.
Reading, gardening, float decorating City of Burbank, Tournament of Roses Parade

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Kovar

from timothy in CA March 12, 2020 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

Dr Kovar saved me from Hep C . In 2008 he discovered a high iron content in my body. It was checked and I had Hep C. Thank god for Dr Kovar. Yeeeeeeeaaaaa.

from Ritch in CA March 12, 2020 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

It is so comforting to have such a brilliant and caring doctor. Dr Kovar treats us like we are part of his family. We love him and his crew. Thanks,Jerry!

from Jack in CA March 10, 2020 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD
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It's more than amazing to me to have known Dr. Kovar for 40 years now. Dr. Kovar is the greatest and has seen me through a number of kidney stones and other health issues, taking care of each with ease and comfort. I've become stronger and healthier with Dr. Kovar's close attention to details, proper care, all my test levels/analysis, and communicating effectively each report… See more

from Marshall in CA March 10, 2020 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

I have been a patient of Dr. Gerald Kovar for many years. He has seen me through a series of major medical events including aortic stenosis which required an
an AVR. Close to five years ago, although I was never a smoker a lingering cough developed. Dr. Kovar followed me closely and a diagnosis of an adenocarcinoma involving two segments of my right lung was established requiring… See more

from Robert in CA March 16, 2018 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

Dr. Kovar:

National Doctors Day is the perfect time to express my appreciation of you as our doctor and friend.

On December 9, 2016 you diagnosed my symptoms as Guillain-Barre syndrome. You arranged for my admittance at Tarzana Hospital . You also contacted Dr. Dominick who saw me and arranged for treatment starting that same day. I remained in intensive care for 13 days… See more

from Edward in CA March 9, 2018 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

My wife and I have been with Doctor Kovar before he was with MDVIP.
Because of the excellent caring service he provided that is why we
continued with him into his MDVIP practice.We can't imagine being with
another doctor because of his concern about or well being and health.
Thank you Doctor Kovar. Hope we have many more years together.

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