Veronica Tamara Lerner, MD, FACOG

Biography

Dr. Veronica Lerner earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York in 2002. Following her residency, she pursued a fellowship in pelvic surgery, specializing in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urogynecology at the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle.

In 2007, she joined the faculty at the NYU School of Medicine as Director of Simulation in the Department of OB/Gyn where she developed academic programs, medical teams and mentored medical students as an Associate Professor. In 2017, she moved on to Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she assumed a similar role, building a simulation program for minimally invasive GYN surgery. Through her tenure there, she developed comprehensive multi-disciplinary teams and services for patients with endometriosis and fibroids.

Dr. Lerner has expertise in advanced laparoscopic, robotically assisted, and vaginal procedures and specializes in treating patients for endometriosis, fibroids, adenomyosis, chronic pelvic pain, other pelvic pain, and bleeding disorders, as well as prolapse and incontinence. Her academic interests include education via simulation and its relationship with quality improvement, advancement of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and the quality of surgical care. She has authored multiple publications, including 25 peer-reviewed articles, spearheaded several research projects, and serves as a peer reviewer for several journals. She is on the Editorial Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal, as well as an associate editor for Simulation in Healthcare Journal. She has received 14 institutional and four nationally recognized teaching awards. She has been actively involved in leadership positions at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), SGS (Society of Gynecologic Surgeons), and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) Simulation Consortium Working Group. Dr. Lerner has been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor and awarded Best of Manhattan for Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Lerner has been listed in Super Doctors® for several consecutive years.

Dr. Lerner is committed to sharing the most current information and evidence-based treatment options with her patients, empowering them throughout the decision-making process of their medical journey.

Academic Title

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Administrative Title

Director of Simulation, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Medical School

MD – University of Colorado School of Medicine

Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology – Mt. Sinai Hospital

Fellowship

Pelvic Surgery – Virginia Mason Hospital

Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Subspecialty  – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimally Invasive Gynecology Subspecialty – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

Russian, Spanish

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Cigna
CIIPA-NSLIJHS
Connecticare (applies to services rendered in NYS for Connecticare Commercial members ONLY)
Emblem (GHI) except for Emblem Millennium Network for all lines of business
Emblem (HIP) except Emblem Reserve (VIP Reserve) Medicare Plan
Empire BCBS except EBCBS Medicaid HMO
Empire Healthplus (Individual Network ONLY)
Medicare
Railroad Medicare (Palmetto)
Humana Medicare
MagnaCare
MultiPlan
Oxford Plans except Oxford Metro
UHC Plans except UHC Core, UHC Charter Networks and Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare NYS Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Concorde Medical Group participates with the above payors Commercial, Medicare and Individual Exchange Plans