Board Certification

  • Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and┬áReproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Areas of Expertise

  • Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients
  • Infertility
  • Minimally invasive and Robotic Surgery
  • Myomectomy (Removal of Fibroids)
  • Preimplantation Genetic Testing
  • Reproductive Technologies (IVF and IUI)


Internship and Residency

Baylor College of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Houston, TX
2001 and 2003

Medical School

Istanbul Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
Istanbul, Turkey

Hospitals Affiliated With

Fannin Surgicare
Harris County Hospital District
St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
Women’s Hospital of Texas


Dr. Ertug Kovanci is double Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). Prior to joining HFS, he was an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine from 2007-2014 after he completed residency and fellowship training at the same institution.

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.”

His clinical interests include infertility, assisted reproductive technologies such as intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization, 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 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.