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Veronica Lerner, M.D.Assistant Professor; Director, Ob/Gyn Simulation Program
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obs/Gyn)
Clinical Addresses419 Park Avenue South, Suite 1305
(E. 29th Street and Park)
New York, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Medical SpecialtiesFemale Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gynecology
Medical ExpertiseEndometriosis, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Uro-Gynecology, Infertility, Gynecologic Surgery, Menopause/Perimenopause, Fibroid Embolization, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Myomectomy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Endometrial Ablation, Peri-Menopause, Fibroids, Cervical Dysplasia, Robotic Surgery, Pelvic Pain, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
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 Papsmears, colposcopy and related office procedures, and family planning.
NYU office information:
Appointments can be made by calling 212-263-3049 or via email (please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment). Email response is general faster but all phone calls are returned within 24hours.
Office is located at 419 Park Avenue South, Suite 1305.
Surgery is performed at NYU Langone Medical Center.
AetnaHMO, PPO/EPO, POS & Medicare; Cigna PPO and HMO/POS, Empire BC/BS (PPO/EPO,POS, HMO, MediBlue, Indemnity), GHI CBP; HIP Prime EPO/PPO, POS, & HMO;MagnaCare, Medicare NY and NJ, Multiplan/PHCS PPO, Local 1199, Oxford HealthPlans (Liberty, Freedom, Medicare); Tricare; United Healthcare Community,United Healthcare EPO, HMO, PPO, POS, NYU Top Tier & Medicare; UnitedHealthcare - Empire Plan
Exchange plans: Magnacare-Health republic, Magnacare-Oscar, Oxford Compass, UnitedHealthcare-Compass
Bellevue hospital information:
Dr. Lerner continues to provide gynecologic care to NYC's underserved population at Bellevue hospital part-time.
How to make an appointment: In order to get an appointment, please call 646-450-4394 or email at email@example.com and provide your first and last name, your date of birth and your medical record number from red clinic card as well as your phone number. If you are a new patient and have never been to Bellevue Hospital before and do not have a red clinic card or medical record number, please obtain red clinic card at the Business office in order to obtain a medical record number to make an appointment.
Insurances are accepted include Medicaid, MetroPlus, HealthFirst, HIP Medicaid and Fidelis. To see complete list of insurances accepted, please click here to view document
Uninsured patients are seen on the sliding-scale basis.
Patients are seen on Thursdays. Once you have an appointment, please click for instructions on where to go and how to check in.
Please see www.lernergyn.com to access links and see complete most up-to-date information.
InsuranceAETNA HMO, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS PATHWAYS / PATHWAYS ENHANCED, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, ELDERPLAN, GHI CBP, HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, HUMANA MEDICARE, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, 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.
Board Certification2009 — Ab Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics & Gynecology
2013 — Ab Obstetrics & Gynecology (Female Pelvic Med & Recovery)
Education1998-2002 — University of Colorado, Medical Education
2002-2006 — Mount Sinai Hospital (Obstetrics & Gynecology), Residency Training
2006-2007 — Virginia Mason Hospital & Medical Center (Surgery & Obs/Gyn), Clinical Fellowships
Research InterestsCurrent 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.
All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -
Notes from the Field: Residents' Perceptions of Simulation-Based Skills Assessment in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Winkel, Abigail Ford; Niles, Paulomi; Lerner, Veronica; Zabar, Sondra; Szyld, Demian; Squires, Allison
2014 Dec;:6-21, Evaluation & the health professions
— id: 1411042, year: 2014, vol: , page: 6, stat: Journal Article,
A Simple Framework for Assessing Technical Skills in a Resident Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): Vaginal Laceration Repair
Winkel, Abigail Ford; Lerner, Veronica; Zabar, Sondra R; Szyld, Demian
2013 Jan;70(1):10-14, Journal of surgical education
— id: 213762, year: 2013, vol: 70, page: 10, stat: Journal Article,
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers enhance the production of proinflammatory cytokines by the placenta
Peltier, M R; Klimova, N G; Arita, Y; Gurzenda, E M; Murthy, A; Chawala, K; Lerner, V; Richardson, J; Hanna, N
2012 Sep;33(9):745-749, Placenta
— id: 177138, year: 2012, vol: 33, page: 745, stat: Journal Article,
Immediate vs. delayed post-abortal copper T 380A IUD insertion in cases over 12 weeks of gestation
Cremer, Miriam; Bullard, Kimberley A; Mosley, Raegan McDonald; Weiselberg, Christine; Molaei, Michael; Lerner, Veronica; Alonzo, Todd A
2011 Jun;83(6):522-527, Contraception
— id: 133428, year: 2011, vol: 83, page: 522, stat: Journal Article,
Can oxygen tension contribute to an abnormal placental cytokine milieu?
Peltier, Morgan R; Gurzenda, Ellen M; Murthy, Amitasrigowri; Chawala, Kiranpreet; Lerner, Veronica; Kharode, Ishita; Arita, Yuko; Rhodes, Adam; Maari, Nisreen; Moawad, Andrew; Hanna, Nazeeh
2011 Oct;66(4):279-285, American journal of reproductive immunology (1989)
— id: 137435, year: 2011, vol: 66, page: 279, stat: Journal Article,
Cytology versus visual inspection with acetic acid among women treated previously with cryotherapy in a low-resource setting
Cremer, Miriam; Bullard, Kimberley; Maza, Mauricio; Peralta, Ethel; Moore, Elizabeth; Garcia, Lydia; Masch, Rachel; Lerner, Veronica; Alonzo, Todd A; Felix, Juan
2010 Dec;111(3):249-252, International journal of gynaecology & obstetrics
— id: 133820, year: 2010, vol: 111, page: 249, stat: Journal Article,
New Model Leading to Preterm Delivery: The Role of Exposure to Environmental Toxins
Kiefer, D; Keeler, S; Cremer, M; Chawla, K; Lerner, V; Hanna, N
2010 MAR ;17(3):170A-170A, Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
— id: 110131, year: 2010, vol: 17, page: 170A, stat: Journal Article,
Does Oxygen Tension Alter Cytokine Expression in Human Placental Explants?
Kiefer, D; Lerner, V; Chawla, K; Cremer, M; Muscat, J; Hanna, N
2010 MAR ;17(3):322A-322A, Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
— id: 110133, year: 2010, vol: 17, page: 322A, stat: Journal Article,
The Value of Pipelle Endometrial Biopsy for the Detection of Pre-Malignant or Malignant Lesions Confined to Endometrial Polyps
Day B; Arslan AA; Siedhoff M; Marshall S; Phillips K; Lerner V; Tsai MC
2008 ;15(6 Suppl):S55-S55, Journal of minimally invasive gynecology
— id: 90140, year: 2008, vol: 15, page: S55, stat: Journal Article,
Routine cervical length in twins and perinatal outcomes
Gyamfi, Cynthia; Lerner, Veronica; Holzman, Ian; Stone, Joanne L
2007 Jan;24(1):65-69, American journal of perinatology
— id: 74286, year: 2007, vol: 24, page: 65, stat: Journal Article,
A developmental and evolutionary analysis of embryology in Platanus (platanaceae), abasal eudicot
Floyd SK; Lerner VT; Friedman WE
1999 Nov;86(11):1523-1537, American journal of botany
— id: 74282, year: 1999, vol: 86, page: 1523, stat: Journal Article,