Gregory Lekovic MD, PhD, specializes in skull base/cerebrovascular neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and complex spine surgery. He earned his Medical Degree and PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he was admitted to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Lekovic joined the House Clinic after training at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, where he completed his residency and fellowship training in Cerebrovascular – Skull Base Surgery with Robert F. Spetzler MD, and Complex Spine Surgery with Volker K.H. Sonntag MD. In addition, he completed a Radiosurgery fellowship in both GammaKnife and CyberKnife under Kris Smith M.D.
Dr. Lekovic is an active research scientist with both clinical and basic science research interests in deep-seated brain and skull base tumors and cerebrovascular disease. He has authored more than 50 publications, including 30 original peer-reviewed articles, as well as review articles, invited editorials, and book chapters. He frequently presents research at national meetings, including at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society, and the Society for Neuroscience, and was recently invited to speak at the Plenary Session of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2008 meeting.
Dr. Lekovic’s approach to patient care is founded on compassion and respect for the patient. He is committed to providing comprehensive care for patients with skull base tumors and cerebrovascular disorders, incorporating radiosurgery, endoscopy, or other minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.