Ruth Covington, D.O. - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA
Ruth Covington, D.O.

Ruth Covington, D.O.

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To schedule an appointment with Ruth Covington please call 610-874-5257.

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Gender:
Female

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Service Line

Hospital Admission Privileges

  • Community Hospital
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Areas of Interest

Dr. Covington is knowledgeable with extensive clinical experience with helping addicts and alcoholics in recovery.

Education

Residency

1982-1985
The Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital, Psychiatry

Graduate

1977-1981
University of Medicine and Dentistry at Rutgers, NJ School of Osteopathic Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

Dr. Covington comes to Crozer from Coatesville VA Medical Center where she was privileged to treat veterans and their families suffering from post traumatic stress disorder in the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. She has worked as a psychiatric director of the Women's Inpatient Addiction Treatment Unit at Eagleville Hospital and was a psychiatrist for the Dual Diagnosis Unit and Detoxification Unit at Eagleville Hospital. 

Honors, Awards, etc.

"Top Doctors" in Psychiatry, Main Line Today (2014)

She was one of the early psychiatrists to be certified in addiction treatment by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

Board Certified

Psychiatry and Neurology

Other Training and Certifications

She earned her B.A. in biology from the University of Delaware and her Medical Technology certification at Hackensack University Hospital in NJ. 

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 610-874-5257
  • Fax: 610-874-7241

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