Chester W. Lerner, M.D.
Specialties and Expertise
Chester W. Lerner, M.D., FIDSA, FSHEA, FACP, was graduated from the
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine
Residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York
City. He is board certified in both clinical areas. Dr. Lerner is the Associate
Chief of Infectious Diseases and also the Hospital Epidemiologist at New York
Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. He holds a faculty appointment at Weill
Cornell Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. Dr. Lerner has
multiple times been cited by New York magazine, The New York Times, and the
Castle Connolly Guide in their Best Doctors in New York publications. His
research publications have focused on infections in immunocompromised patients
with HIV/AIDS and also on tuberculosis.
- Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
Education and Training
- M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1978
- B.A., University of Rochester, 1974
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