Dr. Aaron Kovaleski moved to Denver in the summer of 2018 after previously working in Richmond, Virginia, and Pensacola, Florida. During his tenure at each location, he developed and grew several Interventional Oncology programs, introducing microwave ablation to the panhandle of Florida, as well as launching Y90 programs at four locations. In Florida, he was part of a vascular surgery group which helped him develop an extensive skillset for treating peripheral vascular disease.
Dr Aaron Kovaleski: Meet the Expert
Dr. Kovaleski is a board certified Vascular and Interventional Radiologist with extensive experience in lower extremity revascularization for non-healing wounds, critical limb ischemia, and claudication. He is certified in wound care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and works closely with multiple wound care centers in the state. He treats the entire spectrum of vascular wounds.
Dr Kovaleski is also an expert in Yttrium-90 (Y90) cancer therapy, and is 1 of 40 trainers in the country for this procedure. He travels the country teaching and training for this therapy. He considers interventional oncology one of his greatest professional passions.
|College||College of William and Mary, Willliamsburg, VA|
|Medical School||University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR|
|Internship||Internal Medicine, Baptist Health Systems, Birmingham, AL|
|Residency||University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS|
|Fellowship||University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS|
|Certifications||Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, as well as Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Certified in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.|
Dr Kovaleski started a robust interventional oncology program in Pensacola, FL increasing treatment volumes by over 300% in one year. Gained extensive experience treating peripheral vascular disease working side by side with vascular surgeons.
Initiated new interventional oncology initiatives in Richmond, VA increasing his group’s oncology volume by over 300% (again) in less than two years.
Dr Kovaleski pursued additional certifications in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in order to provide patients with a more complete and global approach to wound healing.
He received the Certificate of Merit for Research from the Radiological Society of North America, and has been published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, as well as cross-disciplinary journals such as Urology.
Dr Kovaleski was an Emergency physician for several years before entering his radiology training. His ER background has given him a strong clinical and diagnostic skill set, unique to most others in his field.
Proud husband and father. Strives for balance with work and family life.
Really good at telling stupid jokes that don’t make many people laugh. Dr Kovaleski prides himself on eye rolls.
Favorite past time is sitting on the couch with his wife laughing at their toddler while he figures out how to get into every cabinet and cupboard.
Dr Kovaleski other interests include physical fitness, useless trivia, NFL and college football, live sporting events, movies, fine dining, not so fine dining, traveling, reading books, people watching, music, and other nerdy things like comic books and documentaries.