Gerald M. Kovar, MD

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

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Annual Membership Fee

500.00 every 3 months
1,000.00 every 6 months
2,000.00 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.

Dr. Kovar's Credentials

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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

USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

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

Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 1967

Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center
International Atherosclerosis Society
American Diabetes Association
National Lipid Association
American Medical Association
Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps/L.A.
Reading, gardening, float decorating City of Burbank, Tournament of Roses Parade

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Testimonials from patients of Dr. Kovar

from Marshall in CA March 1, 2018 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

I have known Dr. Kovar for many years. I have found him to be exceptionally thorough very attentive to my needs. I have full confidence in his medical knowledge in the expert way he employs it. Being a physician myself and having need for extraordinary care due to a life threatening illness I can attest to Dr. Kovar's superb care.

from Jack in CA March 1, 2018 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD
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Dr. Kovar is the absolute best! He has taken care of me for 38 years with the highest quality of care. I actually look forward to my visits. I'm very blessed to have such care with Dr. Kovar and his amazing staff.

from Carol in CA February 28, 2018 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

My Doctor is the best. He is the most patient, caring,and intelligent physician . He keeps himself updated on all medical issues.

from azar azy in CA February 28, 2018 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

I met dr. kovar over twenty years ago. He is not just my doctor, I consider him a guy who has come to my rescue many times. His level of understanding his patiens are just fantastic. He works with good team in office, If I go back in time I will choose him over and over again. next to my immediate family , I consider him a very close individual in my life. I wish him and his practice well.

from Jack March 30, 2017 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD
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Dr. Kovar has been my personal physician for 35+ years. There is no one better. He has helped me through four kidney stones with ease and many other issues, making my good health a top priority!

from Ann Marie March 24, 2017 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD

I have been with Doctor Kovar for over 15 years, even before MDVIP.
He has always been there when I needed him for health problems and
gets me in to other specialists to address and solve my health issues.

I remember returning from a vacation with an infection that had been
active for over a week. It was a 4th of July weekend and I said i could
come in on Monday… See more

from Dorothy March 24, 2017 for Gerald M. Kovar, MD
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Dr. Kovar's patience and compassion is always apparent when I visit the office for a rare medical need. I'm very healthy, so I don't see him a lot but he was there for counsel and guidance as we got my husband, Tom, his 7 years since DX of Alzheimer's disease. Whenever there was a question, I knew I could call Jerry and he would offer advice or, if necessary, come and see… See more