Louis Edward Kovacs, MD| Sports Medicine | MedStar Health

Louis Edward Kovacs, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (512 reviews)

Specialities: Sports Medicine

Languages: English

410-821-7047

About me

Louis Kovacs, MD, is a primary care physician board certified in family medicine and fellowship trained in sports medicine. He practices at MedStar Orthopedics in Timonium, where he sees patients from childhood through adulthood for nonoperative orthopaedic and sport-related issues. Dr. Kovacs is the Medical Director and Team Physician for Towson University Athletics and Notre Dame of Maryland University Athletics. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He is an alumnus of St. John's College, Annapolis, where he was a member of the crew and croquet teams.

Dr. Kovacs sees patients at the following location:

MedStar Health Orthopedics at Timonium
2118 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, MD 21093
410-560-3480

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Tear
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Apophysitis
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Athletic Pubalgia
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis Of The Shoulder
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Concussion
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Finger Sprain
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Pain
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gluteus Medius Tear
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hand Tendonitis
  • Heat Illness
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Hip Abductor Tear
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Insertional Tendonitis
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Clunk Syndrome
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Locking Knee
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Elbow
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Menstrual Disorders In Athletes
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Overuse Injury
  • Overuse Injury Of The Ankle
  • Paratenonitis
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pectoral Muscle Injury
  • Peroneal Tendonitis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Running Injury
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Tendinitis Of The Wrist
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Throwing Injury
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Tricep Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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Procedures I perform

  • Anti Inflammatory Medications
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Nerve Block
  • Non Surgical Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Stem Cell Regeneration
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
  • Sports Physical Exam
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Practice locations

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8000 York Road
Baltimore, MD, 21252

410-704-2707

Fax 410-704-2727

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Fax 410-704-2727

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Optimum Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Prime
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Maryland (2014)

Residency Program: University of Maryland (2012)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (2009)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.7
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Aug 19, 2022

    Excellent experience

  • Aug 16, 2022

    It was a great visit!!

  • Aug 11, 2022

    Dr Kovacs was very helpful and he listened about my whole problem with my feet and legs pain