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Education & Specialization

Dr. Lekovic finished his residency at the Barrow neurological institute in 2008 during which time he completed fellowships in skull base/cerebrovascular surgery, complex spine surgery, and stereotactic radiosurgery. Following his training, he joined the world-renowned House Institute in Los Angeles, where he served as Chief of Neurosurgery at the House Clinic and the Director of Neurosurgery Research at the House Institute Foundation prior to his joining the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at UCLA in 2023.

Dr. Lekovic has performed thousands of skull base, cerebrovascular, and complex cranial and spinal surgeries on patients from all over the United states as well as from Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America.

Dr. Gregory Lekovic

Dr. Gregory Lekovic initiated his neurosurgical career at the renowned Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, where he trained under the guidance of esteemed neurosurgeons Drs. Volker Sonntag and Robert F. Spetzler. During his time at Barrow, he focused on skull base and cerebrovascular surgery, solidifying his expertise in these intricate and challenging fields.

Following a series of fellowships, including Skull Base/Cerebrovascular Surgery, Complex Spine Surgery, and Stereotactic Radiosurgery, he embarked on his neurosurgery residency at Barrow Neurological Institute, which he completed in 2008, following which he joined the medical staff at Cedars-Sinai in 2009, and the Faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at UCLA in 2015.

Research & Publications

Dr. Lekovic’s dedication to research is evident from his extensive body of work. He has authored over one hundred peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and review articles. His research has contributed significantly to the advancement of neurosurgery, particularly in hearing research and neuroscience. Dr. Lekovic’s incorporation of advanced optical imaging technologies into neurosurgery practice showcases his innovative approach to patient care.

Personal Life & Interests

Beyond his achievements in neurosurgery, Dr. Lekovic cherishes his role as a family man. He met his wife, Jill M. Lekovic, a pediatrician and author, during medical school, and together they have four children. When not immersed in neurosurgery, he finds joy in supporting his children’s endeavors and exploring the world through travel with Jill.

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Dr. Lekovic and his team are committed to providing exceptional neurosurgical care tailored to each patient’s unique needs. If you or a loved one requires expert evaluation and treatment for skull base, cerebrovascular, or spinal conditions, we encourage you to schedule a consultation. With his extensive experience, dedication to research, and affiliations with renowned medical institutions, you can trust that you will receive the highest level of care. Contact us today to book an appointment.

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