Thomas J. Kovack, DO


Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

A specialist in shoulder and elbow disorders, Dr. Kovack is in practice at OhioHealth Orthopedic Surgeons, formerly Orthopaedic Specialists of Central Ohio, in Hilliard. He is well trained in the most recent advances in minimally invasive surgery offering patients faster recovery, less pain and improved function.

Dr. Kovack completed medical school at The University of Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri – graduating with honors in the top ten percent of his class. Using the latest technology, he performs the reverse total shoulder and conventional total shoulder replacement, shoulder resurfacing, ligament and tendon repair / reconstruction, total elbow replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repair, arthroscopic tennis elbow surgery, complex fracture surgery, general surgery, knee arthroscopy, sports related surgeries and an innovative procedure new to OhioHealth – Arthroscopic Biologic Total Shoulder Resurfacing. Dr. Kovack is one of the first to perform this minimally invasive procedure.

Dr. Kovack teaches surgeons at Doctors Hospital about the Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement and was recently featured on WBNS-10TV as the expert on the subject - see the video. He and his wife of 15 years have three beautiful children. He spends his free time with family, weight lifting and playing sports.

“I fell in January ‘09 and was taken by ambulance to Doctors Hospital. Dr. Kovack happened to be the doctor on-call that night and I was very grateful for him.” –Cindy Quick, Patient

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