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Chester W. Lerner, MD

Infectious Disease (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)


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.

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University of Pittsburg School of Medicine

Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital