Our Team

Voted Best Fertility Doctor by Arizona Foothills Magazine 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

Dr. John Couvaras, a double board certified fertility specialist at IVF Phoenix™, leads the friendly and experienced team at IVF Phoenix™. Dr. Couvaras is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist who received his training at the prestigious University of Texas Southwest Medical Center and completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Dallas. He is also board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. He was the past director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Assisted Reproductive Medicine and past chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Abrazo Scottsdale Hospital. Dr Couvaras served as the 2017 President of Maricopa Medical Society, and has been on the Board Member since 2013. He has also served on the board of Phoenix OBGYN Society 2014-2015. Dr Couvaras is married to his wife, Rhoda and is a proud father of his two sons, Lucas and John.

He is certified operative laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, and microsurgical tubal and pelvic surgery. His expertise includes all aspects of female reproductive medicine and surgery.

Dr. Couvaras is a fertility doctor who is unconditionally committed to his work and willing to work with you to design a plan that fits your diagnosis and your desires. He speaks candidly with patients about their specific diagnosis and the treatment options that are available to them.

He is not only a board-certified Ob/Gyn but also a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist recently ranked again in the top 10% in the U.S by Castle & Connolly Medical. He and his team of fertility specialists will take the time to assess your unique situation and circumstances, and plan a course of action just for you that will maximize the chance of success. We would love to speak with you and see how we can help. If you are ready to put your infertility challenges behind you and have a baby, Call IVF Phoenix™ today. We proudly serve Mesa, Gilbert, Glendale, and the entire Scottsdale/Phoenix, AZ area.

Expertise: Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

Educational Background:

1976-1980 B.A. with Honors, Plan II, University of Texas in Austin
1982-1986 M.D. University of Texas Health Science Center
1986-1990 Internship and Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
1990-1992 Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Texas Southwest Medical Center
1994 Board Certified OB/GYN
1997 Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist

Dual Board Certified OBGYN/ Reproductive Endocrinologist & Infertility

Medical Director of IVF Phoenix™

IVF Phoenix


Best of Valley Winner 2016

Best of Valley Winner 2017

Best of valley 2018 awards

2019 Voted Best Fertility Doctor: Arizona Foothills Magazine
2018 Voted Best Fertility Doctor: Arizona Foothills Magazine
2017 Voted Best Fertility Doctor: Arizona Foothills Magazine
2016 Voted Best Fertility Doctor: Arizona Foothills Magazine
2015 Voted Best Fertility Doctor: Arizona Foothills Magazine
2014 Voted Best Fertility Doctor: Arizona Foothills Magazine
2016 Voted Top 10% Reproductive Endocrinologists US NEWS
2015 Voted Top 10% Reproductive Endocrinologists US NEWS
2014 Voted Top 10% Reproductive Endocrinologists US NEWS
2019 Voted TOPDOC: Phoenix Magazine
2016 Voted TOPDOC: Phoenix Magazine

Fact: Fellowship Trained is NOT Board Certified. Know the Difference Learn More at CertificationMatters.org

Our Fertility Treatment Center Team


Rhoda Rizkalla-Couvaras
Practice Administrator


Leonard LaPetina MSc
Lab Supervisor/Senior Embryologist

Fertility Seminar Registration
Reserve today at rsvp@ivfphoenix.com or Text us at 602-765-2229

Office Manager E: info@ivfphoenix.com

Ultrasonographer (ARDMS) /ART Patient Manager
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Ultrasonographer/Patient Coordinator
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Senior Patient Coordinator
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Patient Coordinator/Andrologist
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Scottsdale Office Supervisor/Patient Care Manager
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Lab Technician/Phelbotomist
E: info@ivfphoenix.com

Billing/Finance Manager
E: billing@ivfphoenix.com

New Patient Navigator/ Patient Care Coordinator
E: scheduling@ivfphoenix.com

Confused about next steps to conceive?

Consider attending an upcoming Free Infertility Seminar. Every new patient will also receive a 30 minute consultation with Dr. John Couvaras. We look forward to meeting you! rsvp@ivfphoenix.com or call us at 602.765.2229