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Alan J. Kovar, M.D.

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  • Program Director, Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Anesthesiology

Special focus

  • Critical Care (Anesthesiology)

Locations and contact

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About me

Dr. Kovar provides expertise and attending supervision within the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit of the Knight Cardiovascular Center.  He has special interests in point of care ultrasound in the operating room and ICU, hemodynamic monitoring and goal-directed therapy in resuscitation as well as a long-standing emphasis quality assurance and process improvement.  

He also seeks to constantly improve patient and interdisciplinary communication as well as patient experience in both the critical care and perioperative portions of their care. 

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • M.D., 2010, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency

    • Anesthesiology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 2014
  • Fellowship

    • Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2015
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Anesthesiology
    • American Board of Anesthesiology- Critical Care

Memberships and associations:

  • SOCCA
  • ASA
  • SCCM
  • OSA
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