Dr. Gary Lerner joined Mount Sinai as in Internist in 2010. After completing his undergraduate studies at Amherst College, Dr. Lerner graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with his medical degree. He went on to Long Island Jewish Medical Center for his Internal Medicine internship, followed by two special internship programs at Rusk Institute in Rehabilitation Medicine, and Gastroenterology at the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Israel, respectively. He then returned to Long Island Jewish Medical Center for his Internal Medicine residency. With his certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lerner sees and treats a wide range of patients.
Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Lerner served on the Board of Directors of Complete Medical Care and United Medical Care Corporations. Currently, Dr. Lerner serves as the IT officer for MSD Forest Hills and has taught at The Icahn School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine since 2011. He is also a member of the NYS Medical Society and the American Society of Internal Medicine.
When practicing medicine, Dr. Lerner applies his skills as an educator to help convey the conditions of his patients to them with accuracy, care, and attention to detail. His patients have repeatedly expressed their appreciation for his work in their comments, with one stating "Dr. Lerner is caring and takes his time to answer questions."
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