Louis Edward Kovacs, MD| Sports Medicine | MedStar Health

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

4.8 out of 5 (484 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
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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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
  • Jul 8, 2022

    Dr. Kovacs explained everything and thoroughly went over the X-rays with me.

  • Jun 21, 2022

    Dr Kovacs was empathetic, professional, and we'll informed. He gave a good treatment plan including future communication.

  • Jun 21, 2022

    Dr. Kovacs is very professional, very knowledgeable and listens carefully to my physical issues and what I wish to accomplish. He is a extremely caring and excellent doctor!!!