Olivera D. Pekovic, MD
- Rehab Medicine
- Practice Specialty
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Medical Education
- University of Belgrade
- University of Belgrade, Mt. Vernon Hospital, New York Medical College / Metropolitan Hosp. Ctr.
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Clinical Focus
- Most recently, Dr. Pekovic has focused on disorders of equilibrium and vestibular rehabilitation therapy. She is also an expert in musculoskeletal and neuromuscular diseases and electrodiagnostic medicine.
Dr. Pekovic graduated from the Belgrade University School of Medicine in Belgrade, Serbia. She completed a two-year residency in neurology at the University Children’s Hospital. When she arrived in the United States, she completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York Medical College.
She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Pekovic is also certified in vestibular assessment and management and an associate of The American Institute of Balance. She has practiced in outpatient facilities in the New York metropolitan area for 10 years.
Dr. Pekovic has been an Attending Physician in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Montefiore Medical Center’s Wakefield Campus since 2006.