Brian Covino, MD

Chief Medical Officer

As Cohere Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brian Covino M.D., FAAOS oversees a clinician team of more than 50 M.D.s, across multiple specialists including, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, oncology, and general practice. 

After practicing orthopedic surgery for more than 25 years and having served as a consultant to Cohere for two years, Dr. Covino joined Cohere in 2020. During his years as a practicing surgeon, Dr. Covino was a partner at Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic/OrthoTennessee specializing in joint replacement surgery.  

 Throughout Dr. Covino’s career, he’s been a strong advocate for transitioning to a value-based healthcare approach rather than the more traditional fee-for-service model. He holds a bachelor’s from Harvard University as well as an M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Covino received his surgical training at the University of Virginia Graduate School of Medical Education and completed a fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.