Dr. Brent J Kovacs, MD



Internal Medicine     -  California,  Santa Barbara

 Overview

Dr. Brent J Kovacs, MD works in Santa Barbara, California is a specialist in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and graduated Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1991. Dr. Kovacs is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital and practicing for 28 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Blindness
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Cirrhosis
  • da Vinci® Prostate Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Duodenitis
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Exercise Management
  • Female Pelvic Disorders
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Guar Gum Allergy
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Islet Cell Adenoma
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Lens Disorders
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
  • Neuropathic Diseases and Disorders
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pterygium
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retrograde Pyetograms
  • Scrambler Therapy (ST5)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Throat Culture
  • Throat Swab
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

 Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulum of Esophagus
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vomiting Disorders

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 28

 State License

  • California

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

Sanctions

No Sanctions Found

What is a sanction or disciplinary action?

If my physician has sanction history, does that make him/her a poor quality physician?

How far back does DoctorHelps sanction history go?

For which states does DoctorHelps collect sanction history?

Malpractice

No Malpractice Found

What is medical malpractice?

If my physician has malpractice history, is he/she a poor quality physician?

How far back does DoctorHelps malpractice history go?

For which states does DoctorHelps collect malpractice history?

 Education & Training

Medical School


Tulane University School Of Medicine

New Orleans, LA, United States

Graduated: 1991

Residency Hospital


Harbor Ucla Med Center

Torrance, CA, USA

Year completed: 1994

Fellowship Hospital


Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA, USA

Year completed: 1997

 Awards

Awards for Dr. Brent J Kovacs, MD are not present.

 Dr. Kovacs Ratings

Rates are not present.

 Dr. Kovacs Reviews

Reviews for Dr. Brent J Kovacs, MD are not present. Be the first to review this doctor!

 Office Locations


Primary location

 Santa Barbara Gastroenterology

2403 Castillo Street Suite 201
California (CA)
Santa Barbara,
93105

  (805) 682-3585
Office Volume:    55 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Map & Directions



Santa Barbara Gastroenterology, 2403 Castillo Street Suite 201, Santa Barbara, California (CA), 93105




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue & Gold HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Covered California - Bronze PPO
  • Delta Health System
  • Employer Group HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Net PPO
  • Humana
  • Individual and Family PPO
  • Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Pathway X Direct Access PPO
  • Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Select PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Affiliated Hospitals


Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital photo


Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Pueblo At Bath Street California CA, Santa Barbara, 93105

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is a hospital located in Santa Barbara, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 15 of 16 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 8 of 16 procedures.



Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital photo


Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

351 South Patterson Avenue California CA, Santa Barbara, 93111

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital is a hospital located in Santa Barbara, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 3 of 4 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 4 procedures.




  •  Latest reviews for Internal Medicine specialists

  • AMAZING DOCTOR, You deserve more than 5 Stars Thank you Dr. Paul Rosenberg
    13 January 2019, 09:53
    (1)
  • Dr. Carp was the one who found my heart condition on a routine check up and saved my life. She goes above and beyond the call of duty. I will forever be in her debt.
    12 January 2019, 11:01
    (1)
  • Great Doctor really helped me when others in past where not able, and he explained how things work and how to treat my condition!
    11 January 2019, 06:26
    (1)