Veronica Lerner, MD

About Me

I specialize in providing care for women during their reproductive years and during menopause. My specific training enables me to perform minimally invasive surgery to treat benign gynecological conditions. These include fibroids, which are noncancerous growths in the uterus; endometriosis, which is the growth of uterus tissue outside the uterus; and ovarian cysts. I also offer evaluation in regard to abnormal Pap test results, colposcopies, office procedures, and family planning.

As a physician and surgeon, I have the tools to diagnose and treat women but, more importantly, I can give them the information and resources they need to make the best decisions. In my practice, I aim not only to educate and inform, but also to empower and support each woman.

The biggest privilege of being a physician is being a part of my patients’ lives, however big or small my role may be. Every day I spend with my patients, I am reminded of how incredible and inspiring they are.

Conditions and Treatments

laparoscopic hysterectomy, cervical precancer, premenopause, minimally invasive surgery, endometriosis, myomectomy, fibroid tumor, endometrial ablation, uterine bleeding, surgery, menopause, gynecological surgery, therapeutic embolization, pelvic pain, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH), rectocele, vaginal hysterectomy, pelvic prolapse, cystocele, female stress incontinence, incontinence, birth control, hysteroscopy, pelvic floor repair, ovarian cyst, ovarian cystectomy, endometriosis surgery, menstrual disorders, robotic surgery
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  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Director, Ob/Gyn Simulation Program
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Virginia Mason Hospital & Medical Center, Pelvic Surgery, 2007
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2006
  • MD from University Of Colorado,

Locations and Appointments

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  • Aetna
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NYU Kips Bay Gynecology

419 Park Avenue South, Suite 1305
New York, NY 10016

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My Research


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.


  • 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 Winkel, Abigail Ford; Niles, Paulomi; Lerner, Veronica; Zabar, Sondra; Szyld, Demian; Squires, Allison
    Evaluation & the health professions. 2014 1214. 39 (1): 121-125

  • 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 Winkel, Abigail Ford; Lerner, Veronica; Zabar, Sondra R; Szyld, Demian
    Journal of surgical education. 2013 Jan -0. 70 (1): 10-14

  • 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 Peltier, M R; Klimova, N G; Arita, Y; Gurzenda, E M; Murthy, A; Chawala, K; Lerner, V; Richardson, J; Hanna, N
    Placenta. 2012 Jun 30. 33 (9): 745-749

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