Dr. Rudy Kovachevich M.D.

Rudy Kovachevich MD-min_023038403678


University of Illinois College of Medicine and Mayo Clinic


Indiana Hand and Shoulder Center

Board Certified:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder

Dr. Kovachevich is our newest physician to join our practice. He has been with us since 2012. Dr. Kovachevich came to Hand Surgery Associates directly following the completion of his fellowship in 2012. He is highly trained in surgery of the hand, elbow and shoulder. His special interests are in:

  • elbow ligament reconstruction
  • elbow arthroscopy
  • distal radius fractures
  • shoulder reconstruction/replacement and shoulder arthroscopy
  • work related injuries
  • sports related injuries
  • nerve compression syndromes
  • hand arthritis

He has published numerous articles and presented lectures about a variety of hand, elbow and shoulder conditions. He maintains membership in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and is a Candidate Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Hand Surgery Fellowship:

Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center/Indiana University, 2011-2012

Orthopedic Surgical Residency:

Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2006-2011

Medical School:

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 2002-2006


Augustana College, 1998-2002