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Faculty/Clinical Faculty
(Adjunct) Appointments:

  • 2023-present, Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Neurosurgery
  • 2008-2023, Associate and Chief of Neurosurgery, House Clinic, Los Angeles CA
  • Fellowship Director, Neurosurgery Clinical Fellowship in Skull Base Surgery, House Institute, Los Angeles CA
  • 2009-2023, Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery Resident Teaching Faculty, Beverly Hills CA
  • 2015-present, Voluntary Clinical Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA
  • 2015-2017, UCLA Department of Neurosurgery, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery and Multi-Disciplinary Stroke Team, Los Angeles CA

Clinical Leadership at the House Clinic

As an Associate at the House Clinic from 2008 to 2023, Dr. Lekovic assumed critical roles, leaving a lasting impact on the institution’s neurosurgical care. He served as the Chief of Neurosurgery, overseeing complex cases and leading a team of skilled professionals. Simultaneously, he took on the responsibility of Director of Neurosurgery Research at the House Institute Foundation in Los Angeles, contributing to advancing knowledge in the field.

Medical Directorship:

  • 2010-2015, Medical Co-Director of the GammaKnife Radiosurgery Program, Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009-2015, Director of Spine Surgery and Spine Trauma, California Hospital and Medical Center, Los Angeles CA

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Ronald Reagan Hospital, UCLA, Los Angeles CA
  • St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank CA
  • St. Johns Medical Center, Santa Monica CA

Research and Publications

Dr. Lekovic’s dedication to advancing neurosurgical practices is evident in his extensive research contributions. His portfolio boasts over one hundred peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and review articles, reflecting his commitment to sharing knowledge and innovations within the medical community. His expertise in skull base and cerebrovascular surgery has garnered national recognition, positioning him as a prominent figure in the field.

Educator and Thought Leader

Dr. Lekovic’s impact extends beyond clinical practice and research. Throughout his career, he has been an esteemed lecturer, imparting his knowledge and insights as a Visiting Professor at renowned institutions like the University of Utah and the University of Vermont. Moreover, he has been invited to participate in numerous committees, panels, seminars, and courses that address critical topics in neurosurgery. Notably, he was honored to represent the field of neurosurgery at the inaugural meeting of the Serbian Medical Chamber in Belgrade, Serbia.

Contributing to Neurosurgical Journals

Dr. Lekovic serves as a peer reviewer for several esteemed neurosurgical journals. His dedication to upholding the standards of academic rigor and contributing to the scientific community reflects his passion for advancing the field of neurosurgery. Furthermore, Dr. Lekovic emphasizes the most profound measure of success—earning the trust of his patients. This unwavering focus on patient well-being underscores his commitment to delivering the highest quality of care and ensuring positive outcomes for those under his guidance.

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