2006 – now: Attending Physician/Physiatrist – Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Wakefield Campus – Bronx, New York, USA. 2013 – now: Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Bronx, New York, USA.
OTHER WORKING EXPERIENCES
1994 – 1997: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital Center Program – Valhalla, New York, USA. 1993 – 1994: Internal Medicine – Mount Vernon Hospital, Mount Vernon, New York, USA 1989 – 1991: Residency in Child Neurology Hospital for Child Neurology and Psychiatry – University of Belgrade -Belgrade, Serbia. 1988 – 1989: Anesthesia and Intensive care Emergency Center, Department of Anesthesia – University of Belgrade – Belgrade, Serbia. 1988: Pediatrics – Pediatric Hospital, Department of Pediatrics – University of Belgrade – Belgrade, Serbia. 1987 – 1988: General medicine – University Hospital of Belgrade – Belgrade, Serbia.
WHO IS Olivera Pekovic
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.