Dr. Lerner has practiced medicine for more than forty years and is a Managing Member at Advanced Breast Technologies Consulting, LLC. Previously Dr. Lerner was the Surgical Director at the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center in White Plains, New York, and an attending surgeon and past Director of Surgery at White Plains Hospital Center. Dr. Lerner has been affiliated with White Plains Hospital Center since 1974, he is a past President of the Medical Staff and has served as a member of the Hospital’s Board of Directors from 1986 to 1994. Dr. Lerner has sat on multiple boards for various foundations, hospitals and medical device companies such as Hologic. He has considerable experience in dealing with government agencies specifically the FDA, CMS, and AHRQ.
Dr. Lerner is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in Bronx, New York, he served his internship and residency in general surgery at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He was one of the co-founders of the American College of Surgeons hands-on courses and the ASBS courses as well. Dr. Lerner has helped companies bring new products to the marketplace. He has also held several teaching positions including Instructor in Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Nebraska.
Among his professional associations, Dr. Lerner was a co-founder of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. His past roles at the Society were President, Chairman of the Board, and Executive Vice President. Dr. Lerner has also served as Chairman of the Cancer Committee for the White Plains Hospital Cancer Program and Chairman of the Corporate Relations Committee for the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Lerner is a current member of the American College of Surgeons, the New York State Medical Society, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group. Dr. Lerner has previously served as President of the American College of Surgeons, Westchester Chapter, and Chairman of the Westchester Academy.