Ertug Kovanci, MD
Dr. Ertug Kovanci brings more than 10 years of experience as a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist to Houston Fertility Specialists. He is double board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI).
Dr. Kovanci authored or co-authored multiple peer-reviewed articles published in leading scientific journals such as Nature Medicine and Fertility and Sterility. He has been a co-investigator for several National Institutions of Health (NIH) sponsored research projects and has been invited to present his findings at national and international meetings. Dr. Kovanci has won numerous teaching and scientific awards, including the Society for Gynecologic Investigation’s “President’s Presenter Award,” the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s “Star Award” and the Fulbright and Jaworski LLP “Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching.” He was also named a “Top Doctor” by Houstonia Magazine.
His clinical interests include infertility, assisted reproductive technologies such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF), preimplantation genetic testing, fertility preservation in cancer patients, myomectomy (removal of fibroids) and other reproductive system surgeries including DaVinci robotic assisted minimally invasive surgery, hormone replacement therapy, hypoactive sexual desire disorder and premature ovarian failure. He has personally performed hundreds of IVF and IUI cycles.
Dr. Kovanci is an honest and straightforward physician who is committed to keeping his patients’ desires at the center of their care. In providing this individualized patient-centric care, Dr. Kovanci’s goal is for his patients to ask as many questions as they need to become confident about their treatment plan.
Dr. Kovanci is proud to provide fertility services for the LGBT community. “Everybody has the same reproductive rights,” he says. “I’m very happy to help them achieve their dreams just like any other patient.”