CDC Exclusive Provider

Evan S. Kovalsky, M.D.

Education

Medical College of Pennsylvania 1980 – 1984
Philadelphia, PA
Degree: MD

Honors: Mosby Book Scholarships: Excellence in 4th year Alma D,
Morani Price – Excellence in Anatomy

Princeton University 1976 – 1980
Princeton, NJ
Degree: BA

Honors: Wrestling-2nd Team All-Ivy, 158 lbs., 1977 Lafayette
Invitational Tournament – 1st Place

Upper Moreland Senior High School
Willow Grove, PA

Post Graduate Training

Fellowship: Spine Fellowship July 1989 – June 1990
Texas Institute for Spinal Disorders
Houston, TX
Alexander Brodsky, MD

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery July 1985 – June 1989
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
Chairman, Milton A. Wohl, MD

Additional Training

Jefferson Hand Rehabilitation Center April РJune 1988
Philadelphia, PA

Shriners Hospital for Children July – December 1987
Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Surgical Internship July 1984-June 1985
Medical College of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Medical Licensure

Board Certification 1992

Board Recertification 2001, 2011

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Texas 1989

National Board of Diplomat 1985

Employment

Evicore Healthcare
Associate Medical DirectoR
October 2020 – Present

Valley Forge Orthopaedics
October 1012 – September 2020

Norristown Orthopaedic Associates
August 1990 – September 2012

Professional Responsibilities / Appointments

Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedics 2004-2005
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board of Directors 1997 – Present
Central Montgomery County Providers Organization

Team Physician 1993-2003
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Football Team

Assistant Team Physician 1990-2001
Wissahickon High School, Football Team

Team Physician 1992-2007
PIAA District I Regional Wrestling Tournament

Team Physician 2009
Oxford Area High School

Professional Memberships

Pennsylvania Medical Society

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Research Projects and Bibliography

  1. A.E. Brodsky E.S. Kovalsky, M.A. Khalil:
    “Correlation of Radiographic Assessment of Lumbar Spine Fusions with Surgical Exploration”
  2. E.S. Kovalsky, G.G. Guttman:
    “Early Surgical Correction of a Unilateral Cleft Foot”
    Orthopaedics, 13 (3) March 1990, p. 347-50
  3. Kovalsky, E.S., Rubinstein, D.L. Wohl, M.A., Guanche, C:
    “Compartment Pressures in Internally Fixed Femoral Shaft Fractures”
    Winner of Albert Einstein Surgical Research Award (1990)
  4. “Evaluation of Subtrochanteric Osteotomies in Coxa Vera”
    Philadelphia Unit, Shriner’s Hospital, Resident’s Conference (June 1988)

Presentations

“Cervical Disc Arthroplasty”
Evicore Musculoskeletal Grand Rounds
January 26, 2022

“Approach to Lower Back and Neck Pain – Orthopaedics From Your Head To Your Toes”
Community Outreach Seminar
Phoenixville Hospital
November 16, 2019

Employment Law Seminar-Regulation, Enforcement, Litigation
(Worker’s Compensation-Broad-Perspective)
Speaker/Panelist
Eden Resort, Lancaster, PA
May 6, 2011

“Approach to Low Back and Neck Pain”
Pennsylvania Physician Assistants Society Regional Meeting
King of Prussia, PA
November 15, 2007

“Approach to Low Back and Neck Pain”
Montgomery Family Practice Grand Rounds
September 6, 2006

“Controversies in Spinal Surgery”
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Orthopaedic Grand Grounds
April 1992

“Correlation of Radiologic Assessment of Lumbar Spine Fusions with Surgical Exploration”
North American Spine Society Meeting
Monterey, CA
August 1990

“Spine Instrumentations”
Temple University/Albert Einstein Medical Center
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
January 1989

“Lower Limb Leg Length Discrepancies”
Temple University/Albert Einstein Medical Center
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
May 1987

“Radiographic and Differential Diagnoses of Perthes including MRI”
Temple University/Albert Einstein Medical Center
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
November 1987

“Differential Diagnosis of Spondyloarthropathies includes D.I.S.H.”
Temple University/Albert Einstein Medical Center
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
March 1986

Continuing Education

North American Spine Society 2021 Annual Meeting
Boston, MA
September 29 – October 2, 2021

2021 ABOS Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment
Online Maintenance of Certification
May 2001

AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update #13
Home Study Program/Scored & Recorded SelfAssessment Examination
October 2020

2020 ABOS Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment
Online Maintenance of Certification
June 2020

2019 ABOS Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment

Board Vitals
Orthopaedic Surgery Board Review – Online
July 9, 2019 – October 3, 2019

North American Spine Society 2019 Annual Meeting
Chicago, Illinois
September 25 – 28, 2019

Online Maintenance of Certification
May 2019

ASSOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
March 6 – 10, 2018

AAOS Orthopedic Knowledge Update #12
Home Study Program Scored and Recorded Self-Assessment Examination
November 2017

Spine Across the Sea 2015
North American Spine Society
Kona, HI
July 26 – 30, 2015

ASSOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
March 11 – 15, 2014

AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update #10
Home Study Program and Self-Assessment Examination 2011 (OSAE) Scored and Recorded
September 2013

AAOS “Occupational Orthopaedic and Workers Compensation”
Chicago, IL
November 1 – 3, 2013

Federation of Spine Associations (2012 AAOS Specialty Day)
San Francisco, CA
February 10, 2012

AAOS Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA
February 2012

AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review #3832
Cambridge, MA
November 11 – 13, 2010

AAOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
March 9 – 13, 2010

Federation of Spine Associations (2010 AAOS Specialty Day)
New Orleans, LA
March 31, 2010

Lumbar Spinal Injections
NAAS Burr Ridge, LA
March 20 – 21, 2009

AAOS 2008 Self-Assessment Examination
December 18, 2008

AAOS “Occupational and Workers Compensation

Course: “A Multidisciplinary Perspective”
Las Vegas, NV
October 26 – 28, 2007

AAOS “Expert Witness: Tips and Insights”
Las Vegas, NV
October 25, 2007

AAOS 2005 Orthopaedic Self-Assessment Examination
December 22, 2006

SEAK: 2005 IME Summit
Cape Cod, MA
August 20 – 21, 2005

2005 AAPS Specialty Day, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association
Washington, D.C.
February 26, 2005,

AAOS Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.
February 23 – 27, 2005

Albert Einstein Health Network, “Update on Pilon Fractures”
Stephen Kurt Benirschke, M.D.
Philadelphia, PA
March 23, 2007

Albert Einstein Health Network, 4th Annual Alumni Day,
“Dynamic Options for Spinal Stabilization” and “The Role of Orth biologics in Orthopaedic Surgery”
Philadelphia, PA
June 11, 2004

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, 3rd Annual Alumni Day
“Fixation Options and Implant Considerations in Total Hip Arthroplasty: The Stem/The Cup” and “Current Concepts in the Treatment of Kienbock’ s Disease”
Philadelphia, PA
June 13, 2003

AAOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
February 5 – 9, 2003

Arthroscopy Association of North America Specialty Day, Program AAOS
New Orleans, LA
February 5 – 9, 2003

Orthopaedic Self-Assessment Examination
(Orthopaedic Knowledge Update-7)
2002

21st Annual Cherry Blossom Seminar, “Arthroscopy Meeting”
Arlington, VA
April 5 – 7, 2002

“Review and Update for Practicing Orthopaedic Surgeons”
Washington, DC
December 2000

AAOS Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL
March 2000

Arthroscopy Association of North American Specialty Day Program at AAOS
Orlando, FL
March 19, 2000

Orthopaedic Self-Assessment Examination
(Orthopaedic Knowledge Update-6)
1999

Armed Forced Institute of Pathology, “Musculoskeletal Imaging Weekend”
Bethesda, MD
May 1999

18th Annual Cherry Blossom Seminar
“Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder”
McLean, VA
March 26 – 28, 1999

PA Orthopaedic Society “Worker’s Compensation Impairment Evaluation: Using 4th Edition of the AMA Guidelines”
Philadelphia, PA – May 15, 1998
New Orleans, LA – March 1998

Arthroscopy Association of North America Specialty Day Meeting at AAOS
New Orleans, LA
March 22, 1998

PA Orthopaedic Society Fall Meeting: “Spine”
Wilmington, DE
November 1997

Education Design/DePuy, Inc.,
“Issues in Orthopaedics: Clinical Results and Economic Outcomes”
Vail, CO
March 1996

AAOS Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA
February 1996

American Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day Meeting at AAOS
Atlanta, GA
February 26, 1996

Orthopaedic Self-Assessment Examination
(Orthopaedic Knowledge Update)
1996

San Francisco Spine Institute “The Painful Spine”
March 1995

AAOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
February 1994

Joint Implant Surgery and Research Foundation
Issues in Orthopaedic Implant Technology
Palm Springs, CA
November 1992

Orthopaedic Pathology Review Course
Atlantic City, NJ
June 1992

Comprehensive Review Course for Orthopaedic Surgeons
Chicago, IL
March 1992

Comprehensive Review of Spine Society Annual Meeting
Monterey, CA
August 1990

Spine Study Group 7th Annual Symposium
Orlando, FL
June 1990

AAOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
February 1990

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital Annual Pathology Course
“Orthopaedic Infections”
Houston, TX
1990

AAOS Annual Meeting
Las Vegas, NV
February 1989

NJ, NY, PA (combined) Orthopaedic Societies Meeting
Aruba, Netherlands
April 1998

AO/ASIF Basic Course
Davos, Switzerland
December 1987

Regional Review Course in Hand Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
October 1987

Spinal and Lower Limb Orthotics
New York University
New York, New York
May 1987

Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty
Arlington, VA
April 1987

Spina Disease Update (AAOS)
Boston, MA
October 1986

Upper and Lower Limb Prosthetics, Northwestern University
Snow Mass, CO
March 1986

Snow Mass 7th Orthopaedic Seminar
Snow Mass, CO
March 1986

Regional Review Course in Hand Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
October 1985

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