Oksana Lekarev, DO

Oksana Lekarev, DO Specialties: Pediatric Endocrinology

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Oksana Lekarev, DO
Specialties: Pediatric Endocrinology
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505 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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About Oksana Lekarev, DO

Dr. Oksana Lekarev is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.  She is board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics.    Dr. Lekarev received a BA in Linguistics from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City, graduating cum laude and with departmental honors. She received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry - School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Internship in Pediatrics at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center and went on to complete her Residency in Pediatrics at Tufts-New England Medical Center.  Dr. Lekarev then moved back to New York City where she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She remained at Mount Sinai for two more years as a faculty member in the Division of Adrenal Steroid Disorders, where she was actively involved in research, clinical practice and medical education.      Dr. Lekarev is the Associated Medical Director of the Comprehensive Care Center for Congenital Adrenal Hyprplasia (CAH) at Weill Cornell, the first multi-disciplinary center of excellence in the United States dedicated to patients with CAH. Other than CAH and adrenal steroid disorders, Dr. Lekarev’s areas of interest include disorders of growth, disorders of pubertal and sexual development, and thyroid disease. She has published a number of original and review articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at national and international meetings.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Adrenal Disorder

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

  • Growth Disorder

  • Irregular Periods and Menstrual Cycles

  • Obesity

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Precocious Puberty

  • Puberty Development

  • Sexual Development Disorders

  • Short Stature

  • Thyroid Disorder


  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Internship: Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics