Michelle A. Kovalaske, MD

Michelle A. Kovalaske, MD
Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism & Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Endocrinology – Mayo Clinic
Residency: Internal Medicine – Riverside Methodist Hospital
Internship: Internal Medicine – Riverside Methodist Hospital
Medical School: Medical University of Ohio

Dr. Michelle Kovalaske is a board-certified endocrinologist who joined Dr. Tahboub in practice in 2010, returning to OhioHealth after completing her endocrine training at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. 
Dr. Kovalaske provides expert outpatient care for all endocrine disorders. She cares for patients with various types of diabetes, including utilization of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. Dr. Kovalaske has a special clinical interest in hypo and hyperparathyroidism, and thyroid diseases including thyroid cancer.
Dr. Kovalaske also provides inpatient hospital endocrinology consultations at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, working closely with a team of specialists and hospitalists to provide the highest quality, comprehensive care.  In the hospital environment, she has clinical interest in diabetes management and insulin safety.
In addition to her inpatient and outpatient practice, Dr. Kovalaske is also engaged in teaching medical students and internal medicine residents, and providing educational seminars among OhioHealth and surrounding central Ohio communities.  She proudly serves as the Section Chair for the Section of Endocrinology at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Beyond her medical practice, Dr. Kovalaske enjoys exercising and has completed a half marathon. She also enjoys traveling, reading, playing with her nieces and nephew, spending time with friends, and is active in her local church community.