Chester W. Lerner, MD

Chester W. Lerner, MD Specialties: Infectious Disease

Chester W. Lerner, MD
Specialties: Infectious Disease
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156 William Street
New York, NY 10038

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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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About Chester W. Lerner, MD

Chester W. Lerner, M.D., FIDSA, FSHEA, FACP, was graduated from theUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his Internal MedicineResidency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New YorkCity. He is board certified in both clinical areas. Dr. Lerner is the AssociateChief of Infectious Diseases and also the Hospital Epidemiologist at New YorkPresbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. He holds a faculty appointment at WeillCornell Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. Dr. Lerner hasmultiple times been cited by New York magazine, The New York Times, and theCastle Connolly Guide in their Best Doctors in New York publications. Hisresearch publications have focused on infections in immunocompromised patientswith HIV/AIDS and also on tuberculosis.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital


  • HIV Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine