Jovana Lekovich, MD
Dr. Jovana Lekovich is a double board certified obstetrician and gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist who leads RMA of New York - Brooklyn as its medical director. She is the Director of the Oncofertility Program at Blavatnik Family- Chelsea Medical Center at Mount Sinai. Dr. Lekovich is an assistant clinical professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She specializes in treating all aspects of reproductive medical conditions, including fertility preservation, ovulatory dysfunction, amenorrhea, polycystic ovary syndrome, age-related fertility decline and diminished ovarian reserve with ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection and preimplantation genetic testing of embryos. Dr. Lekovich's special scientific and clinical interests include preventative and medically-indicated fertility preservation and LGBTQ+ family building.
Dr. Lekovich graduated Cum Laude from University of Belgrade School of Medicine, where she received her medical degree and earned the Art and Science Development Scholarship, awarded to the 150 best performing graduate students in the nation. She completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, and continued her subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Cornell University Fellowship Program at the Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Lekovich has received numerous recognitions for her clinical, surgical and research excellence, including New York Times Magazine’s Super Doctors® Award, Award for Excellence in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (by American Urogynecologic Society), Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Award (by American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists) and Outstanding Research Paper Award (by New York Obstetrical Society). She has been invited to speak nationally and internationally on various infertility-related topics, and has authored and contributed to over 50 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and abstracts. She serves on the editorial board of Andrology and Gynecology Reports and Epigenetic Diagnosis and Therapy, and is an Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology and annual scientific meetings of AAGL and ASRM.
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Get to Know Dr. Jovana Lekovich
I’m most passionate about understanding principles behind ovarian aging and diminished ovarian reserve, as well as fertility preservation for patients facing cancer diagnosis needing gonadotoxic treatment.
MY goal in the next year is for every single one of my patients to get pregnant
I grew up in former Yugoslavia (in Croatia and Serbia).
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