Prof Kovacs is a sub specialist in reproductive gynecology and has been a member of the Monash IVF team since his return from postgraduate training in the UK in 1978. He has been President of The Fertility Society of Australia, Family Planning Australia, Family Planning Victoria, International Federation of Fertility Societies 2001 meeting, and Chairman of The IVF Directors' Group of Australia. Professor Kovacs was a Councilor of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology for a period of six years having chaired its Continuing Education and Women's Health Committees. He is a director of ACCESS, Australia's national infertility network.
He is professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Monash University, and Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology for Eastern Health. He has published over 130 scientific papers, over 30 chapters in textbooks, and has written 5 books for the public and edited four textbooks.Professor Kovacs interests and expertise are in IVF, Ovulation induction, PCO, Donor Insemination, infertility surgery, male sub fertility, contraception and sterilization.