Veronica Lerner

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Veronica Lerner, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obs/Gyn)

Clinical Addresses

NYU Kips Bay Gynecology
419 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, SUITE 1305
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-3049
Fax: 212-447-1796

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Medical Specialties

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gynecology

Medical Expertise

Endometrial Ablation, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Uro-Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fibroid Embolization, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Infertility, Robotic Surgery, Menopause/Perimenopause, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, General Gynecology, Pelvic Pain, Myomectomy, Peri-Menopause, Cervical Dysplasia, Gynecologic Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Practice vision:

Board-certified in general Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and fellowship-trained gynecologic surgeon, Dr. Lerner specializes in providing care for women during their reproductive years and menopause. Her fellowship training in advanced pelvic surgery enables her to implement minimally invasive surgical techniques in treatment of various benign gynecologic conditions.

Her clinical interests include: laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, minimally invasive hysterectomy and myomectomy, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, treatment of prolapse and incontinence, reconstructive pelvic surgery, endometrial ablation, as well as medical and surgical management of fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, adnexal masses, and chronic pelvic pain. Additional interests include treatment of abnormal Pap smears, colposcopy and related office procedures, and family planning.

Please visit www.lernergyn.com for most up-to-date information.

NYU office contact information:

Appointments can be made by calling 212-263-3049 or via email(please email soma.roy@nyumc.org to make an appointment). Email response is general faster but all phone calls are returned within 24 hours.

Patients are seen at 419 Park Avenue South, Suite 1305.

Surgery is performed at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Insurances accepted: Aetna/USHealthcare, CCigna PPO and HMO, Empire BC/BS (PPO, POS, HMO, Sr Plan, Indemnity), GHI, HIP, MagnaCare, Medicare NY and NJ, UPN, Local 1199, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare NY, United Healthcare - Empire Plan, MagnaCare, Fidelis

Bellevue Hospital contact information:

Dr. Lerner continues to provide gynecologic care to NYC's underserved population at Bellevue hospital part-time. Appointments can be made by calling 646-450-4394 or via email at veronica.lerner@nyumc.org.

All insurances are accepted including Medicaid, MetroPlus, HealthFirst, HIP Medicaid.

Uninsured patients are seen on the sliding-scale basis.

To make an appointment at Bellevue, please email veronica.lerner@nyumc.org. You can also call 646-450-4394 but please note that this is only a voice mail, and the only way to communicate in real time over the phone is for us to call you back if you leave a message at that number.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, GHI CBP, HEALTHPLUS CHLD HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS MEDICAID (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, HOTEL TRADES, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, METROPLUS CHLD HLTH, METROPLUS EXCHANGE PLANS, METROPLUS FAM HLTH, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, MetroPlus Medicaid, NJ MEDICAID, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, Tricare UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS

Insurance Disclaimer: Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have changed.

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Board Certification

2009 — Ab Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics & Gynecology
2013 — Ab Obstetrics & Gynecology (Female Pelvic Med & Recovery)

Education

1998-2002 — University of Colorado, Medical Education
2002-2006 — Mount Sinai Hospital (Obstetrics & Gynecol), Residency Training
2006-2007 — Virginia Mason Hospital & Medical Center (Surgery & Obs/Gyn), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Current Research Projects: Miriam Cremer, MD, MPH, Mauricio Maza, Matthew Siedhoff, MD, Veronica Lerner MD, Kimberley Bullard, Elizabeth Conlisk, PhD and Juan Felix, MD. Evaluation of visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) adequacy with advancing age. Poster presented at American Public Health Association meeting, November 2009. Miriam Cremer, MD, MPH, Lydia Garcia, MD, Kimberley Bullard, Elizabeth Moore, Rachel Masch, MD, Elizabeth Conlisk, Veronica Lerner, MD, Juan Felix, MD. Adequacy of visual examination of the cervix following cryotherapy in a see-and-treat clinical trial. Presented at the 2009 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) World Congress, South Africa, October 2009. Daniel Kiefer, MD, Miriam Cremer, MD, MPH, Kiranpreet Chawla, MD, Veronica Lerner, MD and Nazeeh Hanna, MD. New model leading to preterm delivery: the role of exposure to environmental toxins. Abstract submitted for Society of Gynecologic Investigation meeting in 2009. Daniel Kiefer, MD, Veronica Lerner, MD, Kiranpreet Chawla, MD, Miriam Cremer, MD, MPH, Jolene Muscat, MD and Nazeeh Hanna, MD. Does oxygen tension alter cytokine expression in human placental explants? Abstract submitted for Society of Gynecologic Investigation meeting in 2009. Miriam Cremer MD, MPH, Veronica Lerner MD. Visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) compared with Papanicolau testing for detection of high-grade cervical dysplasia in postmenopausal Salvadorian women. Study in progress. Miriam Cremer MD, MPH, Veronica Lerner MD. Immediate versus delayed insertion of the Copper-T IUD after termination of pregnancy over 12 weeks gestation. Study in progress. Miriam Cremer, MD, MPH, Yan Shi, MD, Paul Elgert, MD, Kiranpreet Chawla, MD. Miriam Cremer, Lauren Ditzian, Ayana April, Veronica Lerner, MD. Identifying adherence to Pap smear and colposcopy rates. Study in progress. Bruce Young, MD, Doris Tse, PhD, Veronica Lerner, MD. Collection of fetal blood via endoscopic cordocentesis to establish the ontogeny of fetal immunity in patients undergoing elective termination of pregnancy in the second trimester. Study in progress. Alison Webb, MD, Miriam Cremer, MD, MPH, Veronica Lerner, MD. Randomized clinical trial of lidocaine versus bupivacaine for paracervical block during laminaria placement in second trimester abortion. Study in progress.