1300 North Arlington Heights Road
Suite 150
Itasca, Il 60143

Kevin J. Kovach, MD

Kevin J. Kovach, MD 
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Dr. Kevin J. Kovach is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, with over 25 years of experience. He has been involved with research and development in advanced cataract surgery. He believes strongly in working collaboratively with optometrists to ensure each patient receives comfortable and comprehensive care.

He strives to provide the highest quality clinical and surgical care. He believes in understanding the patient’s lifestyle and using the latest technology to achieve the best results and the highest level of patient satisfaction.

He was the first surgeon in the state of Illinois to perform SMILE LASIK (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) and EVO ICL (implantable collamer lenses), two of the most advanced vision correction procedures available in the U.S.

He is also skilled and experienced in the areas of alternative refractive procedures including Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) also called Clear Lens Exchange (CLE).

His other professional interests include glaucoma management, corneal eye disease management, and diabetic eye disease management, as well as ocular surface treatment, which includes Lipiflow, a tear film treatment for dry eyes.


  • University of Illinois: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with honors
  • Loyola Stritch School of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine, Cum Laude
  • MacNeal Hospital: Residency Loyola UMC: Residency

Professional Credentials

  • American Association of Ophthalmology American
  • Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgeons
  • American Board of Ophthalmology