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, ovarian cystectomy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis surgery, pelvic floor repair, robotic surgery
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Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Cervical Cancer, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Female Urinary Incontinence



  • Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Director, Ob/Gyn Simulation Program

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Female Pelvic Med & Recovery)
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education and Training

  • 2007
  • Fellowship, Virginia Mason Hospital & Medical Center, Pelvic Surgery
  • 2006
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Other Credentials
  • MD from University Of Colorado


Locations and Appointments

46 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*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 been changed.

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 2014 Dec; 6-21, Evaluation & the health professions — id: 1411042, year: 2014, 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; 10-14, Journal of surgical education — id: 213762, year: 2013, 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; 745-749, Placenta — id: 177138, year: 2012, page: 745, stat: Journal Article
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