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John Yovich


Medical Director, Reproductive Medicine, Pivet Medical Centre

Professor John Lui Yovich MD PhD FRCOG FRANZCOG, CREI.

John graduated MBBS (now MD) from the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1970, progressing into Specialist O&G practice in 1976. Following laboratory research and clinical work over 4-years in London 1976-80 with Professor Ian Craft, John presented his MD (now PhD) thesis “Human pregnancies achieved by in-vitro fertilization”, conferred UWA in 1985. John established PIVET Medical Centre in 1981, generating WA’s first IVF child in July 1982 and formed PIVET Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur with Dr Haris Hamzah generating Malaysia’s first IVF infant in May 1987. John also holds a Clinical Professorship in Biomedical Sciences at Curtin University.